Clothes Dryers Specification Version 1.0

The ENERGY STAR Version 1.0 Specification for Clothes Dryers was finalized May 19, 2014 and will take effect on January 1, 2015.  Clothes dryers may be labeled and promoted with the ENERGY STAR mark, in advance of the effective date, once they have been certified by an EPA recognized certification body.  For more information on the Third-party Certification program, please visit www.energystar.gov/3rdPartyCert.  Materials related to this specification development process are provided below.  Partners and other interested parties with questions or concerns regarding these materials or the specification development process can contact Melissa Fiffer, EPA, at fiffer.melissa@epa.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.

Stakeholder Comments on the Version 1.1 ENERGY STAR Clothes Dryer Specification
ACEEE Comments (PDF, 323 KB)
AHAM Comments (PDF, 41 KB)
BSH Comments (PDF, 188 KB)
NEEA Comments (PDF, 87 KB)
NEEP Comments (PDF, 80 KB)
Samsung Comments (PDF, 149 KB)
Whirlpool Comments (PDF, 141 KB)

Version 1.1 ENERGY STAR Clothes Dryer Specification – February 10, 2017

Final Version 1.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Clothes Dryers – May 19, 2014

Stakeholder Comments on the ENERGY STAR Clothes Dryer Final Draft Specification
AHAM Comments (PDF, 59 KB)
BSH Comments (PDF, 26 KB)
HybriDry Comments (PDF, 102 KB)
NRDC Comments (PDF, 204 KB)
SEDI Comments (PDF, 284 KB)

Final Draft Version 1.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Clothes Dryers – March 26, 2014

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Final Draft Version 1.0 Specification.  The deadline for comments is April 16, 2014.  Comments are due via email to appliances@energystar.gov.


Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Clothes Dryer Supplemental Proposal
AHAM Comments (PDF, 52 KB)
CA IOU Comments (PDF, 453 KB)
CEE Comments (PDF, 1.3 MB)
NEEP Comments (PDF, 49 KB)
NRDC Comments (PDF, 136 KB)
SEDI Comments (PDF, 92 KB)
UL Comments (PDF, 26 KB)
Whirlpool Comments (PDF, 467 KB)

ENERGY STAR Clothes Dryers Supplemental Proposal – December 19, 2013

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Supplemental Proposal.  The deadline for comments is January 24, 2014.  Comments are due via email to appliances@energystar.gov.


Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Clothes Dryer Draft 2 Version 1.0 Specification
AHAM Comments (PDF, 73 KB)
CA IOU Comments (PDF, 526 KB)
NEEA Comments (PDF, 647 KB)
NRDC Comments (PDF, 37 KB)
Samsung Comments (PDF, 42 KB)
SEDI Comments (PDF, 112 KB)
Zielewicz Comments (PDF, 593 KB)

ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting - September 5, 2013

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar on September 5, 2013, to discuss the Draft 2 Version 1.0 specification. Meeting materials are provided below.


Draft 2 Version 1.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Clothes Dryers – August 5, 2013

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Draft 2 Version 1.0 Specification.  The deadline for comments is September 13, 2013.  Comments are due via email to appliances@energystar.gov.


Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Clothes Dryers Draft 1 V1.0 Specification
AHAM Comments (PDF, 108 KB)
CA IOU Amended Comments (PDF, 124 KB)
CEE Comments (PDF, 1.7 MB)
NEEA Amended Comments (PDF, 601 KB)
NRDC Comments (PDF, 153 KB)
Whirlpool Comments (PDF, 389 KB)

ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting - September 12, 2012

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar on September 12, 2012, to discuss the Draft 1 Version 1.0 specification. Meeting materials are provided below.


Draft 1 Version 1.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Clothes Dryers - August 29, 2012

EPA welcomes stakeholder feedback on the Draft 1 Version 1.0 specification. Comments are due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov by Friday, October 5, 2012.


Product Specification Development Launch - July 17, 2012
Program Launch Letter (PDF, 65 KB)