ENERGY STAR certifies the following types of pool pumps:
- “Wet end” and motor pool pumps
- Residential pool pumps
- Multi-speed, variable-speed pool pumps capable of operating on at least two speeds.*
- In ground pool pump
- 0.5< Total HP ≤ 4
- Single Phase
*At this time, a single-speed pool pump will not meet the ENERGY STAR specification. However, a single-speed pump with an Energy Factor (EF) above or equal to 3.8 could be developed and receive the ENERGY STAR certification.