Includes eligibility criteria and partner commitments, which are required in order for your product to qualify for the ENERGY STAR label.
Luminaires Program Requirements Version 1.2 (PDF, 854 KB) (Effective until June 1, 2016; note: as of December 1, 2015, CBs will no longer certify new products to V1.2)
Luminaires Program Requirements Version 2.0 (PDF, 784 KB) (Effective June 1, 2016; note: as of May 29, 2015, product brand owners may have products certified to V2.0)
View documents, data, and correspondence related to this version.
Historical List: On April 1, 2012, the ENERGY STAR luminaires specification went into effect, replacing the solid state lighting (SSL) specification. View the last list of solid state lighting products that were certified prior to the specification change (EXCEL, 151 KB).
Historical List: On April 1, 2012, the ENERGY STAR luminaires specification went into effect, replacing the residential light fixture (RLF) specification. View the last list of residential light fixtures that were certified prior to the specification change (EXCEL, 8.2 MB).
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.