Includes eligibility criteria and partner commitments, which are required in order for your product to qualify for the ENERGY STAR label.
Room Air Conditioner Program Requirements Version 4.0 (PDF, 228 KB)
View documents, data, and correspondence related to this version.
Room Air Conditioners Criteria Version 2.1 (EXCEL, 334 KB)
Historical list: On October 26, 2015, the ENERGY STAR Room Air Conditioner specification changed. View the last list of Room Air Conditioners that were certified prior to the specification change (EXCEL, 202 KB).
Historical list: On October 1, 2013, the ENERGY STAR Room Air Conditioner specification changed. View the last list of Room Air Conditioners that were certified prior to the specification change (EXCEL, 334 KB).
Applying for the ENERGY STAR
If your product meets our criteria, then apply for an ENERGY STAR label.
To qualify a new product, contact an EPA-recognized Certification Body (CB) to have the product's performance certified. View EPA-recognized CBs, as well as an overview of EPA's third-party certification procedures.
Fact sheets, retail training materials, and other tools to help communicate the benefits of purchasing products that have earned the ENERGY STAR.