ENERGY STAR Set-Top Boxes (STBs) Template

Service Method: Submit_Set_Top_Boxes_5_x
Version Number: V5
Description: Information for certification bodies to provide to EPA on products certified as meeting the eligibility criteria for the ENERGY STAR® Program Requirements for Set-top Boxes Version 5.0 and 5.1. Additional instructions for submitting this information to EPA are available at www.energystar.gov/qpx.
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Name Description Required/ Optional Multiple Select Data Type Restrictions Enumerations
ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner The ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner is the organization that has signed an ENERGY STAR Partnership Agreement and labels the model. This organization is typically the brand owner. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 80
ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner's EPA-issued Organization ID This EPA-issued ID is the number assigned to the ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner. This ID can be located via the certification body's My ENERGY STAR Account (MESA) and searching for the organization's name. R N Integer
Partner Contact Name for This Model Provide the ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner contact responsible for this certified model. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 200
Type of Transaction Include the Type of Transaction associated with the certified model. Only the options included in the enumeration list may be provided. Initial certification must only be used if the model has never been submitted and does not have an ENERGY STAR Model Identifier. Registration must only be used for select types of models where EPA allows certification bodies to add previously qualified models to their programs for purposes of verification testing only. Modification must be used for administrative changes, including rerating the model(s). Certification withdrawn must be used when the model is no longer certified as ENERGY STAR. Recertification will rarely be used and must be approved by EPA prior to the transaction. R N Enumeration Data
  • Initial Certification
  • Modification
  • Certification Withdrawn
  • Recertification
  • Registration
Reason for Transaction Include the Reason for Transaction associated with the Type of Transaction. Only the reasons included in the enumeration list may be provided. If "other" is provided, list further details in the notes field. The certification body will determine when it is appropriate to use the reasons associated with "Initial Certification," "Registration" or "Modification." The reasons "Manufacturer Voluntary Withdrawal" and "No Longer Available" may be determined by the certification body and must only be associated with the transaction type "Certification Withdrawn." For all other cases of "Certification Withdrawn" or "Recertification," EPA must determine the appropriate reason and provide direction to the certification body. R N Enumeration Data
  • Initial Certification: Model Meets ENERGY STAR Requirements
  • Registration: Included in Verification Testing Pool
  • Modification: Added Model Name/Number
  • Modification: Removed Model Name/Number
  • Modification: Changed Model Name/Number
  • Modification: Changed Data
  • Modification: Rerated Models
  • Modification: Other (If Other, List in Notes Field)
  • Certification Withdrawn: No Longer Available
  • Certification Withdrawn: Manufacturer Voluntary Withdrawal
  • Certification Withdrawn: Delisted - Issue with Partnership
  • Certification Withdrawn: Disqualified Model - Failed Testing
  • Certification Withdrawn: Other (If Other, List in Notes Field)
  • Recertification: Model Meets ENERGY STAR Requirements
  • Recertification: Other (If Other, List in Notes Field)
Date of Transaction Type This date must be the same as the date when the Type of Transaction occurred. For example, the initial certification date must be the date the certification body notified the partner of model certification. R N Date
ENERGY STAR Model Identifier ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier is a unique string of characters generated by certification bodies in accordance with EPA's ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier standard. ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier serves to distinguish models with non-identical performance characteristics. A unique ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier must be assigned to each set of performance data that represents a model. Models in a family, series, or DOE basic model group that differ by one or more performance characteristics must be assigned different and unique ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifiers. ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier is different from Certification_ID or Family_ID, which may apply to several models that differ in terms of reported attributes. Naming convention is as follows: ES_[[ManufacturerOID]]_[[MODELNUMBER]]_[[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]]_[[7 Digit-randomnumber]] Note : Total Max length of this must not exceed 400 characters. [[ManufacturerOID]] = Provide Manufacturer EPA issued O_ID [[MODELNUMBER]] = Provide Model Number of the model [[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]] = Create date time string in the format where MM= month number, DD - Day number, YYYY = Year number, H24 hours (0-23), MI minute number, SS seconds. This typically indicates the date of certification, but there are no validations performed on it. [[7 Digit-randomnumber]] = Provide a random number of seven digits. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 400
Certification ID Certification_ID is a unique string of characters generated by certification bodies in accordance with EPA's Certifcation_ID standard. Certification_ID serves to distinguish one or more models with differing performance characteristics under a single certification in order to track models associated with that certification. Naming convention for Certification_ID is as follows: CER_[[ManufacturerOID]]_[[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]]_[[7 Digit-randomnumber]] Note : Total Max length of this must not exceed 400 characters. [[ManufacturerOID]] = Provide Manufacturer EPA issues O_ID, [[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]] = Create date time string in the format where MM= month number, DD - Day number, YYYY = Year number, H24 hours (0-23), MI minute number, SS seconds. This typically indicates the date of certification, but there are no validations performed on it. [[7 Digit-randomnumber]] = Provide a random number of seven digits. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 400
Family ID Family_ID is a unique string of characters generated by certification bodies in accordance with EPA's Family_ID standard. Family_ID serves to identify models under the same certification that are part of the same model family, series, or DOE basic model group. Family_ID may only be included for models where the ENERGY STAR specification supports families. *NOTE* Under a single certification, certification bodies may or may not have a Family_ID listed. A Family_ID must not be listed if the certification is comprised of only a single model. If there is a Family_ID listed, all models within the certification listed must also have the same Family_ID. Naming conventions for Family_ID are as follows: FAM_[[ManufacturerOID]]_[[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]]_[[7 Digit-randomnumber]] Note : Total Max length of this must not exceed 400 characters. [[ManufacturerOID]] = Provide Manufacturer EPA issues O_ID, [[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]] = Create date time string in the format where MM= month number, DD - Day number, YYYY = Year number, H24 hours (0-23), MI minute number, SS seconds. This typically indicates the date of certification, but there are no validations performed on it. [[7 Digit-randomnumber]] = Provide a random number of seven digits. O N Text Max Length: 400
Model Name Provide the Model Name of the certified model. If the certified model is part of a model family, include the family model name. The use of wildcards is allowed, but may limit the ability to search for a specific model name. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 255
Model Number Provide the Model Number of the certified model. If the certified model is part of a model family, include the family model number. The use of wildcards is allowed, but may limit the ability to search for a specific model name. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 255
Brand Name Provide the model Brand Name in this field. To aid with consumer model searches, use consistent spelling, punctuation, and capitalization when providing brand names. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 200
Tested Model Name Provide the model name of the specific model that was tested. This will be the same as the Model Name unless this is a model family or private labeling submission. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 255
Tested Model Number Provide the model number of the specific model that was tested. This will be the same as the Model Number unless this is a model family or private labeling submission. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 255
Additional Models Represented by Family, Series, or DOE Basic Model
Additional Models Represented by Family, Series, or DOE Basic Model Additional Models Represented by Family, Series, or DOE Basic Model allows the listing of multiple additional models that are part of the same certification where performance characteristics are the same. The additional models may be identified by multiple sets of a model name and/or model number and/or additional identifying information. Each uniquely identified additional model name/number/identifier set must be listed as a separate entry within this field and must not be a comma-separated list. The use of wildcards is allowed, but may limit the ability to search for specific additional model names/numbers/identifiers. O Y
  • Additional Model Name
Provide each Additional Model Name as a separate data entry. O N Text Max Length: 255
  • Additional Model Number
Provide each Additional Model Number as a separate data entry. O N Text Max Length: 255
  • Additional Identifying Information
Provide any Additional Identifying Information associated with the Model Name and/or Model Number. The identifying information may be used by consumers, incentive programs, or retailers to identify this model or model family. This includes, but is not limited to, SKUs, UPC codes, retail numbers, and/or descriptions of models included/not included in the reported Model Family. Provide each Additional Identifying Information as a separate data entry. O N Text Max Length: 255
Is the Partner Listed the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)? Indicate whether or not the ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner that labels this model also manufactures this model. R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
If the Partner is not the Original Equipment Manufacturer, Who Is? In the case that the manufacturer partner listed is not the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), provide the name of the OEM. The OEM is the organization that has manufactured the model. O N Text Max Length: 80
Currently Available on Market? If model is currently available, indicate "Yes." Otherwise, indicate "No." Note that all available models are displayed on an ENERGY STAR qualified product list and are subject to verification testing. R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
Date Available on Market Date model is first sold within one or more markets. R N Date
Date Tested Date of laboratory test. If multiple test reports, provide the most recent date. R N Date
Date Certification Body Notified Partner of Model Certification. The date the certification body notifies the manufacturer that the model is certified as ENERGY STAR. R N Date
Certification Body Contact Name for this Model The name of the primary certification body contact responsible for any questions concerning the certification of the model. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 200
Laboratory
Laboratory Include information about one or more laboratories in which the model was tested. O Y
  • Laboratory's EPA-issued Organization ID
This EPA-issued ID is the number assigned to the EPA-recognized laboratory that tested the model. This ID can be located via the certification body's My ENERGY STAR Account (MESA) and searching for the laboratory's name. This field is required for all certified models. O N Integer
  • Laboratory Contact for this Model
The name of the primary laboratory contact responsible for any questions concerning the testing of the model. This information is required for each laboratory indicated. O N Text Max Length: 200
In What Markets Is this Model Sold? Models must be sold in one or more of the ENERGY STAR partner markets provided in the enumeration list. R Y Enumeration Data
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United States
Notes Provide any additional, relevant information related to the certification, including the reason for the transaction if "Other" is provided. O N Text Max Length: 2000
Set_Top_Boxes_STBs info
ENERGY STAR Specification Version R N Enumeration Data
  • 5.0
  • 5.1
Product Type R N Enumeration Data
  • Set-top Box (STB)
Base Functionality Provide the primary functionality that defines the ENERGY STAR criteria applicable to the model. R N Enumeration Data
  • Cable
  • Cable Digital Transport Adapter (DTA)
  • Satellite
  • Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (MVPD) Internet Protocol (IP)
  • Over-the-top (OTT) Internet Protocol (IP)
  • Thin-client/Remote
Additional Functionalities Present Indicate all of the Additional Functionalities Present in the model's "as-shipped" configuration. Include Additional Functionalities that may not have been tested or applied as an allowance when calculating the Maximum Typical Energy Consumption Requirement (TEC_MAX). R Y Enumeration Data
  • Access Point
  • CableCARD
  • CableCARD Additional
  • Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
  • DOCSIS 2
  • DOCSIS 3.0
  • DOCSIS 3.1
  • High Efficiency Video Processing (HEVP or HEVP-TC)
  • Home Network Interface (HNI)
  • Multi-input Multi-output (MIMO) Wireless HNI
  • Multi-room
  • Multi-stream
  • Router
  • Telephony
  • Three-dimensional (3D) Capability
  • Transcoding
  • Transcoding Additional
  • Ultra HD (4K) Resolution
  • N/A
Maximum TEC Requirement Additional Functionality Allowances Indicate each Additional Functionality Allowance applied in the calculation of the Maximum TEC Requirement (TEC_MAX) for the model. R Y Enumeration Data
  • Access Point
  • CableCARD
  • CableCARD Additional
  • Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
  • DOCSIS 2
  • DOCSIS 3.0
  • High Efficiency Video Processing (HEVP or HEVP-TC)
  • Home Network Interface (HNI)
  • Multi-input Multi-output (MIMO) Wireless HNI
  • Multi-room
  • Multi-stream
  • Router
  • Telephony
  • Transcoding
  • Transcoding Additional
  • UltraHD (4K) Resolution
  • N/A
802.11n Low Power Streams Required if Maximum TEC Requirement Additional Functionality Allowances includes Multi-input Multi-output (MIMO) Wireless HNI. Report the number of 802.11n low power (< 200 mW conducted output power) streams used to obtain TEC allowances. O N Integer
802.11n High Power Streams Required if Maximum TEC Requirement Additional Functionality Allowances includes Multi-input Multi-output (MIMO) Wireless HNI. Report the number of 802.11n high power (≥ 200 mW conducted output power) streams used to obtain TEC allowances. O N Integer
802.11ac Low Power Streams Required if Maximum TEC Requirement Additional Functionality Allowances includes Multi-input Multi-output (MIMO) Wireless HNI. Report the number of 802.11ac low power (< 200 mW conducted output power) streams used to obtain TEC allowances. O N Integer
802.11ac High Power Streams Required if Maximum TEC Requirement Additional Functionality Allowances includes Multi-input Multi-output (MIMO) Wireless HNI. Report the number of 802.11ac high power (≥ 200 mW conducted output power) streams used to obtain TEC allowances. O N Integer
Additional Transcoding Streams Required if Maximum TEC Requirement Additional Functionality Allowances includes Transcoding Additional. Report the number of additional transcoding streams used to obtain TEC allowances beyond the first one. O N Integer
To Which Multichannel Video (MVPD) Is This Model Sold? Required if the model is sold to a Multichannel Video Programming Distributor. Indicate each Multichannel Video Programmer Distributor to which the model is sold. O N Text Max Length: 1000
Is Model Sold at Retail? R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
Input Power Type Is model powered directly from ac mains or external power supply (EPS) versus from standard dc? R N Enumeration Data
  • ac
  • dc
Is Unit Certified after Refurbishment? Refurbishment includes set-top boxes taken from a customer premises and re-configured/re-deployed, and set-top boxes updated in the field via software upgrade. R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
Does Model Offer Auto Power Down (APD) Feature? Does the model offer an auto power down feature that is enabled by default and meets the criteria in Section 3.2.3 of the specification? R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
Does Model Offer DLNA Protocol Functionality? Does the model support DLNA protocols (e.g., RVU or VidiPath)? R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes- Server
  • Yes- Client
  • No
Does Model Offer Deep Sleep Functionality? Does the model offer a Deep Sleep functionality that is enabled by default? R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
Does Model Offer Scheduled Sleep Functionality? Does the model offer a Scheduled Sleep functionality that is enabled by default and meets the criteria in Section 3.2.4 of the specification? R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
How Is Scheduled Sleep Implemented? If model offers Scheduled Sleep functionality, indicate how it is implemented. R Y Enumeration Data
  • Physical Button on the Model
  • Timer
  • Network stimulus
  • Remote Control
  • Other
  • N/A
Scheduled Sleep Implementation Other If Scheduled Sleep Implementation is Other, provide a description. O N Text Min Length: 0
Max Length: 100
Calculated Total Energy Consumption (kWh/year) Provide the Total Energy Consumption calculation per Equation 2 in kWh/yr. R N Decimal
Reported Total Energy Consumption (kWh/year) Provide the reported Total Energy Consumption in kWh/yr, which will appear on the ENERGY STAR list of certified products. R N Decimal
TEC_MAX (kWh/yr) Provide the calculated Maximum TEC Requirement (TEC_MAX). R N Decimal Min Value: 5.95
Measured On Mode Power (W) Provide measured P_WATCH_TV in watts. R N Decimal
Reported On Mode Power (W) Provide the reported P_WATCH_TV in watts, which will appear on the ENERGY STAR list of certified products. R N Decimal
Measured Sleep Mode Power (W) Provide the measured P_SLEEP in watts. R N Decimal
Reported Sleep Mode Power (W) Provide the reported P_SLEEP in watts, which will appear on the ENERGY STAR list of certified products. R N Decimal
Measured Scheduled Sleep Mode Power (W) Required if Does Model Offer Scheduled Sleep Functionality? is Yes. Provide measured P_SCHED_SLEEP in watts. O N Decimal
Reported Scheduled Sleep Mode Power (W) Required if Does Model Offer Scheduled Sleep Functionality? is Yes. Provide reported P_SCHED_SLEEP in watts, which will appear on the ENERGY STAR list of certified products. O N Decimal
Scheduled Sleep Time (h) Required if Does Model Offer Scheduled Sleep Functionality? is Yes. Provide reported T_SCHED_SLEEP in hours, which will appear on the ENERGY STAR list of certified products. O N Decimal
Measured Power after APD Timeout (W) Required if Does Model Offer Auto Power Down (APD) Feature? is Yes. Provide measured P_APD in watts. O N Decimal
Reported Power after APD Timeout (W) Required if Does Model Offer Auto Power Down (APD) Feature? is Yes. Provide reported P_APD in watts. O N Decimal
Time from Last User Activity to APD (h) Required if "Does Model Offer Auto Power Down (APD) Feature?" is Yes. Provide measured T_APD_TIMEOUT in hours. O N Decimal
Maximum TEC Specification Requirement (kWh) Provide the Maximum TEC Specification Requirement (TEC_MAX) for certification with applicable allowances included, which will appear on the ENERGY STAR list of certified products. R N Decimal No. of Decimal: 2
Min Value: 1
Reenter Sleep Mode after Record Duration (s) Required if Additional Functionalities Present includes Digital Video Recorder (DVR) is Yes. Provide measured T_REC_to_SLEEP in seconds. O N Decimal
Reenter Sleep After Maintenance Duration (s) Provide measured T_MAINT_to_SLEEP in seconds. O N Decimal
Sleep to On Mode Transition Duration (s) Provide measured T_SLEEP_TO_ON in seconds. R N Decimal

Information for certification bodies to provide to EPA on products certified as meeting the eligibility criteria for the ENERGY STAR® Program Requirements for Set-top Boxes Version 5.0 and 5.1. Additional instructions for submitting this information to EPA are available at www.energystar.gov/qpx.