ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2017 Criteria Development

EPA has released ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2017 proposed recognition criteria for stakeholder review. Please email all questions and comments to

Final 2017 Recognition Criteria
EPA Cover Memo (PDF, 592 KB)
Boilers (PDF, 33 KB)
Ceiling Fans (PDF, 132 KB)
Clothes Washers (PDF, 86 KB)
Clothes Dryers (PDF, 163 KB)
Computer Monitors (PDF, 118 KB)
Dishwashers (PDF, 88 KB)
Furnaces (PDF, 35 KB)
Refrigerator-Freezers (PDF, 108 KB)
Ventilating Fans (PDF, 85 KB)
Windows (PDF, 93 KB)
Draft Clothes Dryer Criteria Stakeholder Comments
AHAM Comments.pdf (PDF, 150 KB)
NEEA Comments (PDF, 234 KB)
Whirlpool Comments.pdf (PDF, 99 KB)
ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2016 Update and 2017 Proposal Webinar Slides
Draft Criteria Stakeholder Comments
AHAM Comments (PDF, 52 KB)
LG Comments (PDF, 253 KB)
NEEA Comments (PDF, 591 KB)
NEEP Comments (PDF, 90 KB)
Panasonic Comments (PDF, 114 KB)
Samsung Comments (PDF, 150 KB)
Whirlpool Comments (PDF, 103 KB)
Draft 2017 Recognition Criteria
Boilers (PDF, 69 KB)
Ceiling Fans (PDF, 127 KB)
Clothes Dryers (PDF, 250 KB)
Clothes Washers (PDF, 206 KB)
Computer Monitors (PDF, 397 KB)
Dishwashers (PDF, 207 KB)
Furnaces (PDF, 68 KB)
Refrigerator-Freezers (PDF, 228 KB)
Ventilating Fans (PDF, 205 KB)
Windows (PDF, 209 KB)

Please be aware that you must adhere to the Guidelines for using the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient Designation PDF (1.4MB). In general, the graphic may only be used in association with recognized products. The graphic can appear on promotional materials such as point of purchase signage and websites, but never on the product itself.