Residential Windows, Doors, and Skylights Specification Version 5.0
Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory Files
- RESFEN6 Modeling Assumptions for the 2008 ENERGY STAR Window Analysis
- DOE-2 results of Typical New and Existing One and Two Story Homes
- A National Energy Savings Model of US Window Sales
- Output Data from the LBNL National Energy Savings Model of US Window Sales
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is pleased to announce an amended ENERGY STAR criteria for Windows, Doors, and Skylights (dated 06/06/05), which will go into effect on September 19, 2005.
Below is the amended criteria along with a letter from DOE that outlines the process and reasoning behind amending the existing criteria.
DOE documented and considered comments from ENERGY STAR for Windows, Doors, and Skylights partners and stakeholders throughout the amendment process. Partner and stakeholder comments may be viewed below.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a final ENERGY STAR for Windows, Doors, and Skylights specification on May 28, 2003. The specification went into effect September 29, 2003 and set four climate zones for windows, doors, and skylights. Subsequently, the specification was amended on May 17, 2005 to allow for equivalent performance-based criteria in the South/Central and Southern Zones. The amended criteria went into effect on September 15, 2005.