Telephony Specification Version 3.0

The ENERGY STAR Telephony product specification is currently under revision. Materials related to this revision process are provided below. To be added to the contact list, stakeholders are encouraged to contact telephony@energystar.gov with their full contact information. This Web page will be updated periodically as new information is received.

External Power Supply Requirement Update — October 31, 2014

EPA has updated relevant ENERGY STAR electronics product specifications to reflect that the Single- and Multiple-voltage EPSs shall meet the Level V or higher performance requirements under the International Efficiency Marking Protocol.  This update does not affect currently certified products but rather allows products with a level VI EPS to be certified as ENERGY STAR.

Final ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 Program Requirments - December 20, 2013

EPA published the Final ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 Program Requirements for Telephony on December 20, 2013.

EPA Cover Memo (PDF, 62 KB)
Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR Final Draft Specification and Final Test Method - November 19, 2013
EPA Cover Letter (PDF, 66 KB)
Final Test Method (PDF, 61 KB)
Final Test Method Reporting Template (OFFICEDOCUMENT, 32 KB)
Stakeholder Comments on the Draft 2 Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR Telephony Specification
HP Networking (PDF, 38 KB)
Siemens (PDF, 35 KB)
TIA (PDF, 39 KB)
Draft 2 Specification Stakeholder Webinar and Dataset - August 26, 2013
Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR Telephony Draft 2 Specification and Final Draft Test Method Release - August 14, 2013
EPA Cover Letter (PDF, 50 KB)
Final Draft Test Method (PDF, 201 KB)
Telephony Test Data Template (OFFICEDOCUMENT, 32 KB)
Stakeholder Comments on the Draft 1 Specification and Final Draft Test Method - August 14, 2013
Cisco Comments (PDF, 72 KB)
Siemens Comments (PDF, 57 KB)
Sifos Comments (PDF, 9 KB)
TIA Comments (PDF, 44 KB)
Draft 1 Version 3.0 Telephony Webinar – July 9, 2013

EPA and DOE held a webinar to discuss the Draft 1 specification and Draft 3 test method on Tuesday, July 9. EPA is also releasing the Draft Version 3.0 Telephony Partner Commitments for stakeholder review. Stakeholders are invited to review these documents and submit comments via email to telephony@energystar.gov by Friday, July 19.

ENERGY STAR Telephony Draft 1 Version 3.0 Telephony Specification – June 19, 2013

EPA will host a stakeholder webinar on Monday, July 8, 2013, from 1 to 3 pm Eastern Time to discuss the Draft 1 Specification and Draft 3 Test Method. To RSVP, please e-mail telephony@energystar.gov. Please submit all comments by Friday, July 19 by via email to telephony@energystar.gov.

EPA Cover Letter (PDF, 49 KB)
Draft 3 Version 3.0 Dataset (EXCEL, 280 KB)
Stakeholder Webinar - Tuesday, December 18, 2012

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar to present an overview of the ENERGY STAR Draft 2 Telephony Test Method and launch the data assembly effort. EPA and DOE welcome stakeholders to submit written comments by December 28, 2012 and data by February 28, 2012 via email to telephony@energystar.gov.

ENERGY STAR Telephony Draft 2 Version 3.0 Telephony Test Method and Data Call - December 7, 2012

EPA will host a stakeholder webinar on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, from 2 to 4 pm Eastern Time to discuss revisions to the test method and address any data assembly questions. To RSVP, please e-mail telephony@energystar.gov. Please submit all comments on the Draft 2 Version 1.0 Test Method by December 28, 2012 and all product data by February 28, 2013 via email to telephony@energystar.gov.

EPA Cover Letter (PDF, 45 KB)
Stakeholder Comments on Draft 1 Test Method
CEA Comments (PDF, 173 KB)
Cisco Comments (PDF, 72 KB)
Microsemi Comments (PDF, 99 KB)
TIA Comments (PDF, 76 KB)
TIA Additional Comments (PDF, 132 KB)
Stakeholder Webinar on Draft 1 V3.0 ENERGY STAR Telephony Test Method - June 19, 2012
Draft 1 V3.0 ENERGY STAR Telephony Test Method Release - June 8, 2012
EPA Memo (PDF, 38 KB)
Draft Test Reporting Template (OFFICEDOCUMENT, 30 KB)
Stakeholder Comments on Draft 1 V3.0 ENERGY STAR Telephony Test Method - October 25, 2011
Avaya Comments (PDF, 35 KB)
CEA Comments (PDF, 49 KB)
Cisco Comments (PDF, 275 KB)
Microsemi Comments (PDF, 34 KB)
Stakeholder Webinar - October 4, 2011

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar to present an overview of the ENERGY STAR Draft Telephony Test Method and launch of the V3.0 specification development. EPA and DOE welcome stakeholders to submit written comments via email to telephony@energystar.gov by Thursday, October 13, 2011.

Specification Revision Launch & Release of Draft ENERGY STAR Test Method for Telephony - September 21, 2011