Clothes Washers Specification Version 7.0

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 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.  

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

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.


Stakeholder Comments on Demand Response Criteria Proposal
AHAM Comments (PDF, 66 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.


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

Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Final Draft Version 7.0
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.


Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Clothes Washers Draft 2 Version 7.0 Specification and Preliminary Approach for Determining Clothes Washer Performance
AHAM Comments (PDF, 96 KB)
BSH Comments (PDF, 222 KB)
CA IOU Comments (PDF, 355 KB)
CEE Comments (PDF, 1.8 MB)
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.


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.


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


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.