Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) Specification Version 4

The Compact Fluorescent Lamps specification was replaced by the Lamps Version 1.0 specification on September 30, 2014.  Information on the lamps specification can be found on the lamps product development page. Partners and other interested parties with questions can contact

CFL Specification Version 4.2
Draft Criteria

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has begun the revision process of the current ENERGY STAR Criteria for CFLs — Version 3.0. Below for your review are the first and second draft revisions for Version 4.0:

For those interested parties who could not attend the ENERGY STAR CFL criteria revision meeting on September 19, 2005, which was held at U.S. Department of Energy’s Headquarters in Washington, D.C., below are copies of the presentations and meeting notes for your review:

3rd Round of Stakeholder Formal Comments on Proposed Criteria (as of 4/19/06):
Sea Gull Lighting (PDF, 14 KB)
1st Round of Stakeholder Formal Comments on Proposed Criteria (as of 8/30/05):
BC Hydro (PDF, 218 KB)
Feit Electric (PDF, 57 KB)
Maxlite (PDF, 65 KB)
Osram Sylvania (PDF, 26 KB)
Philips Lighting (PDF, 15 KB)
CFL Specification Version 3.0

Applicable Specification Development Pages:

Integrated LED Lamps V1

Lamps V2

Lamps V

Luminaires V1

Luminaires V2