Clothes Washers Specification Version 7

The ENERGY STAR Version 7.0 Specification for Clothes Washers was finalized March 13, 2014 and will take effect on March 7, 2015.  Materials related to this revision process are provided below.  Partners and other interested parties with questions or concerns regarding these materials or the revision process can contact appliances@energystar.gov.  To be added to the product development e-mail distribution list, please send your full contact information to appliances@energystar.gov.  

Final Version 7.1 ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer Specification - May 20, 2015


Stakeholder Comments on Demand Response Criteria Proposal


Demand Response Criteria Memo – August 19, 2014

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the amended Demand Response Criteria Proposal.  The deadline for comments is September 2, 2014.  Comments are due via email to appliances@energystar.gov.

ENERGY STAR Version 7.0 Clothes Washers – Demand Response Criteria Proposal (PDF, 80 KB)

Stakeholder Comments on Demand Response Criteria Proposal

ENERGY STAR Version 7.0 Clothes Washers Demand Response Criteria Proposal Stakeholder Comment Response Matrix (PDF, 43 KB)

AHAM Comments (PDF, 66 KB)

AHAM Comments and Supporting Data (PDF, 167 KB)

Indesit Comments (PDF, 183 KB)

Demand Response Criteria Proposal – April 28, 2014

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Demand Response Criteria Proposal.  The deadline for comments is May 19, 2014.  Comments are due via email to appliances@energystar.gov.

ENERGY STAR Version 7.0 Clothes Washers Specification – Demand Response Criteria Proposal (PDF, 184 KB)

Final Version 7.0 ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer Specification – March 13, 2014

ENERGY STAR Final Version 7.0 Clothes Washer Cover Memo (PDF, 127 KB)

ENERGY STAR Final Version 7.0 Clothes Washer Specification (PDF, 329 KB)

Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Final Draft Version 7.0

ENERGY STAR Final Draft Version 7.0 Clothes Washer Stakeholder Comment Response Matrix (PDF, 71 KB)

AHAM Comments (PDF, 65 KB)

CEE Comments (PDF, 1.8 MB)

GE Comments (PDF, 118 KB)

Indesit Comments (PDF, 58 KB)

NRDC Comments (PDF, 119 KB)

Whirlpool Comments (PDF, 210 KB)

Final Draft Version 7.0 ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer Specification – December 23, 2013

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Final Draft Version 7.0 specification.  The deadline for comments is January 17, 2014 .  Comments are due via email to appliances@energystar.gov.

ENERGY STAR Final Draft Version 7.0 Clothes Washer Cover Memo (PDF, 48 KB)

ENERGY STAR Final Draft Version 7.0 Clothes Washer Specification (PDF, 145 KB)

ENERGY STAR Final Draft Version 7.0 Savings Analysis (OFFICEDOCUMENT, 14 KB)

Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Draft 2 Version 7.0 Specification and Preliminary Approach for Determining Clothes Washer Performance

Draft 2 Comment Responses (PDF, 96 KB)

AHAM Comments (PDF, 96 KB)

BSH Comments (PDF, 222 KB)

CA IOU Comments (PDF, 355 KB)

CEE Comments (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Fisher and Paykel Comments (PDF, 34 KB)

NRDC Comments (PDF, 127 KB)

Samsung Comments (PDF, 53 KB)

ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting - June 26, 2013

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar on June 26, 2013, to discuss the Draft 2 Version 7.0 specification and the preliminary approach for determining Clothes Washer performance. Meeting materials are provided below.

ENERGY STAR Draft 2 Version 7.0 Clothes Washers Presentation (PDF, 938 KB)

Draft 2 Version 7.0 ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer Specification and Preliminary Approach for Determining Clothes Washer Performance – June 5, 2013

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Draft 2 Version 7.0 specification.  The deadline for comments is July 3, 2013.  Comments are due via email to appliances@energystar.gov.

ENERGY STAR Draft 2 Version 7.0 Clothes Washers Cover Memo (PDF, 96 KB)

ENERGY STAR Draft 2 Version 7.0 Clothes Washers Specification (PDF, 190 KB)

ENERGY STAR Draft 2 Version 7.0 Data and Analysis (OFFICEDOCUMENT, 85 KB)

ENERGY STAR Discussion Document – Preliminary Approach for Determining Clothes Washer Cleaning Performance (PDF, 130 KB)

ENERGY STAR Preliminary Approach for Determining Clothes Washer Cleaning Performance (PDF, 135 KB)

Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Draft 1 V7.0 Specification

Draft 1 Comment Responses (PDF, 96 KB)

AHAM Comments (PDF, 56 KB)

CEE Comments (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Miele Comments (PDF, 36 KB)

NRDC Comments (PDF, 136 KB)

Whirlpool Comments (PDF, 389 KB)

ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting - September 21, 2012

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar on September 12, 2012, to discuss the Draft 1 Version 7.0 specification. Meeting materials are provided below.

ENERGY STAR Draft 1 Version 7.0 Clothes Washers Presentation (PDF, 249 KB)

Draft 1 Version 7.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Clothes Washers - August 28, 2012

EPA welcomes stakeholder feedback on the Draft 1 Version 7.0 specification. Comments are due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov by Friday, October 5, 2012.

ENERGY STAR Draft 1 7.0 Clothes Washer Cover Memo (PDF, 153 KB)

ENERGY STAR Draft 1 7.0 Clothes Washer Specification (PDF, 202 KB)