Clothes Washer Specification Version 8.0

The ENERGY STAR specification for residential and commercial clothes washers is currently under revision. Materials related to this revision process are provided below. Partners and other interested parties with questions or concerns regarding these materials or the revision process can contact Melissa Fiffer, EPA, at fiffer.melissa@energystar.gov. To be added to the product development e-mail distribution list, please send your full contact information to appliances@energystar.gov. This webpage will be updated periodically as new information is received.

ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Final Draft Version 8.0 Specification and Draft Test Method for Determining Residential Clothes Washer Cleaning Performance Stakeholder Comments

ACEEE Comments (PDF, 346 KB)
AHAM Comments (PDF, 584 KB)
BSH Comments (PDF, 436 KB)
CEE Comments (PDF, 59 KB)
NEEP Comments (PDF, 79 KB)
Samsung Comments (PDF, 258 KB)
Whirlpool Comments (PDF, 151 KB)

ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Final Draft Version 8.0 Specification - February 2, 2017


ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Draft 2 Version 8.0 Specification and Draft Test Method for Determining Residential Clothes Washer Cleaning Performance Stakeholder Comments

AHAM Comments (PDF, 348 KB)
CEE Comments (PDF, 1.8 MB)
GE Comments (PDF, 241 KB)
NRDC Comments (PDF, 232 KB)
Samsung Comments (PDF, 157 KB)
Whirlpool Comments (PDF, 112 KB)

ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting - November 3, 2016

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar on November 3, 2016, to discuss the Draft 2 Version 8.0 specification and Draft Test Method for Determining Residential Clothes Washer Cleaning Performance. Meeting materials are provided below.

ENERGY STAR Draft 2 Version 8.0 Clothes Washer Specification Cleaning Performance Test Method Presentation (PDF, 3 KB)


Draft 2 Version 8.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Clothes Washers and Draft Test Method for Determining Residential Clothes Washer Cleaning Performance - Friday, October 21, 2016

EPA and DOE welcome stakeholder feedback on the Draft 2 Version 8.0 specification and Draft Test Method for Determining Residential Clothes Washer Cleaning Performance. Comments are due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov by November 21, 2016.


ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Draft 1 Version 8.0 Stakeholder Comments

AHAM Comments (PDF, 129 KB)
Electrolux Comments (PDF, 515 KB)
GE Comments (PDF, 578 KB)
NRDC Comments (PDF, 80 KB)
Samsung Comments (PDF, 233 KB)
Whirlpool Comments (PDF, 127 KB)

ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting - August 3, 2016

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar on August 3, 2016, to discuss the Draft 1 Version 8.0 specification. Meeting materials are provided below.


Draft 1 Version 8.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Clothes Washers - Friday, July 22, 2016

EPA welcomes stakeholder feedback on the Draft 1 Version 8.0 specification. Comments are due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov by September 7, 2016.