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Includes eligibility criteria and partner commitments, which are required in order for your product to earn the ENERGY STAR label.
Dishwashers Program Requirements Version 6.0 (PDF, 138 KB) (Effective January 29, 2016)
ENERGY STAR V6.0 Dishwasher Cover Memo (PDF, 781 KB)
ENERGY STAR Connected Criteria Q&A (PDF, 323 KB)
View documents, data, and correspondence related to the version in development.
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Historical List: On January 29, 2016, the ENERGY STAR residential dishwasher specification changed.
Historical List: On January 20, 2012, the ENERGY STAR residential dishwasher specification changed. View the last list of dishwashers that were certified prior to the specification change (EXCEL, 129 KB).
Applying for the ENERGY STAR
If your product meets our criteria, then apply for an ENERGY STAR label.
To certify a new product, contact an EPA-recognized Certification Body (CB) to have the product's performance certified. A list of EPA-recognized CBs, as well as an overview of EPA's third-party certification procedures, is available at www.energystar.gov/3rdpartycert.
Consumer Messaging Guide for Appliances (PDF, 9.6 MB)
ENERGY STAR Dishwasher Sales Associate Training (PDF, 1.7 MB)
ENERGY STAR Most Efficient Sales Training (PDF, 9 MB)
Fact sheets, retail training materials, and other tools to help communicate the benefits of purchasing products that have earned the ENERGY STAR.