Includes eligibility criteria and partner commitments, which are required in order for your product to qualify for the ENERGY STAR label.
As of January 15, 2017, CBs will no longer certify new products with cooling capacities <65,000 Btu/h to Version 2.2. As of June 1, 2017, CBs will no longer certify any new products to Version 2.2.
Light Commercial HVAC Program Requirements Version 3.1 (PDF, 119 KB)
Version 3.1 is effective January 1, 2018; note: as of March 6, 2017, manufacturers may elect to have their Certification Body (CB) certify all eligible products to the Version 3.1 requirements.
View documents, data, and correspondence related to the version in development.
There are no new versions currently in development.
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. 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.
Fact sheets, retail training materials, and other tools to help communicate the benefits of purchasing products that have earned the ENERGY STAR.