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ENERGY STAR Products
ENERGY STAR Products
Roof Products Sunset
I am a lab that tests roof products for ENERGY STAR. What does the sunset mean to me?
How can I demonstrate the value of my cool roof after the sunset of the ENERGY STAR Roof Products program?
I am an ENERGY STAR Roof Products Partner and have ENERGY STAR certified roof products. What does the sunset mean for me?
General Products Questions
Is there a product look up?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified EV stations (car chargers)?
Besides ENERGY STAR, what other organizations test and rate the energy efficiency of products?
Can refurbished products earn the ENERGY STAR label?
How do I sign up to receive emails about ENERGY STAR product specification development activities or product promotions?
I was shopping for appliances, and a lot of models were ENERGY STAR. I thought it was supposed to be hard to get?
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Air Conditioners (Room Air Conditioners)
Are there ENERGY STAR certified ductless split-system air conditioners (mini splits)?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified portable room air conditioners?
For products with optional connected criteria, is it acceptable for an external communication module to be provided to the consumer after the sale?
How do I choose the right size Room AC?
Is a RAC required to have connected functionality to certify as ENERGY STAR?
Should I turn off my room air conditioner when I'm not home?
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How is the performance of an air purifier measured? What is the CADR-to-Watt ratio?
Is there a difference between room air purifiers and room air cleaners?
What air purifier technologies do ENERGY STAR certified room air purifiers use?
What is a HEPA filter? Does it have anything to do with the certification process of the ENERGY STAR certified air purifiers?
What types of pollutants can an air purifier remove?
In your list of ENERGY STAR qualified Clothes Washers there are some differences in Annual Water Usage for washers that have the same volume and Water Factor. Why?
I am planning to buy a large capacity, energy efficient washer this year and want to make the best choice. Do you have any advice?
I am trying to find an ENERGY STAR qualified top loading stacked laundry center. Do they exist?
My new ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washer runs much longer than my old clothes washer. How is that saving energy?
What clothes washer cycle is tested when determining ENERGY STAR qualification? Do the extra features offered on some clothes washers affect the efficiency of the product?
What does a "+" or "*" mean on an ENERGY STAR product list?
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What kind of computers are eligible for ENERGY STAR certification?
Are slates/tablets eligible for ENERGY STAR certification?
Can “zero clients” earn the ENERGY STAR label?
What are energy vampires and what can I do about them?
What other resources are available for those interested in greening their IT?
How much water do ENERGY STAR dishwashers use? Is there a water-efficiency metric ("water factor") for ENERGY STAR dishwashers like there is for ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers?
I'm looking for an energy-efficient dishwasher and want to make the best choice. Any advice?
What is a standard sized dishwasher?
What is a soil-sensing dishwasher?
Lighting (CFLs, Bulbs, Fixtures)
Are CFLs required to have information about their mercury content on the package?
Are LED lighting products dimmable?
Are there any motion sensor lights that are ENERGY STAR certified?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified LED replacement screw-in bulbs?
Can CFLs or LED bulbs be used in 3-way sockets?
Can I turn my LED or CFL bulbs on and off frequently?
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Heating and Cooling
Are there ENERGY STAR certified "whole-house" fans?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified evaporative coolers?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified heat recovery ventilators?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (PTACs) and Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps (PTHPs)?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified space heaters?
Can I figure out the right size of HVAC equipment needed for my home myself, or do I really need a contractor?
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Insulation (Seal and Insulate)
What is the Rule Your Attic Campaign and where can I find information on it?
Can a radiant barrier be painted on?
Are there advantages to using a contractor to seal and insulate my attic?
Can I over-seal my house or make it too tight?
Do air ducts make a difference in my home's energy use?
Can I add new insulation on top of old insulation?
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How do I purchase an ENERGY STAR certified pool pump?
How do I replace my single speed pump with a multi-speed pump?
How do ENERGY STAR certified pool pumps save energy?
How much can I save with ENERGY STAR certified pool pumps?
What types of pool pumps are covered by the ENERGY STAR specification?
Does a programmable thermostat save on energy costs when you consider the energy needed to get your house back up to the desired temperature?
How hard is it to install a programmable thermostat? Can I do it myself?
How much should I reduce or "set back" my heat/AC while I'm gone during the day?
I have base board water heat (boiler). Should I use a programmable thermostat?
What temperature should I set my AC during the summer (or heat during winter)?
What type of households are best suited for using programmable thermostats?
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Are manual defrost refrigerators more energy efficient?
Are mini-fridges labeled as ENERGY STAR?
Can I put a refrigerator in an uninsulated garage which is subject to winter and summer extreme temperatures?
Can a wine refrigerator, kegerator, or residential beverage chiller earn the ENERGY STAR?
Is it more efficient to have a through-the-door ice dispenser or to not have one and open the freezer door to get ice?
Should I unplug my refrigerator to save energy if I am going to be away?
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I'm shopping for a big screen TV. Which ones are the most energy efficient?
Are there timers for hot water heaters? Are they beneficial?
Why aren't electric resistance storage tank and electric tankless water heaters able to earn the ENERGY STAR?
Windows/ Doors/ Skylights
Is there a list of ENERGY STAR certified windows, doors, and skylights?
My new ENERGY STAR windows are leaking. What should I do?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified window sash replacements (window replacements)?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified storm windows and storm doors?
Can a single window be ENERGY STAR certified in all climate zones for all 50 states?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified commercial windows?
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How does a manufacturer earn the Most Efficient designation for their product?
What is the ENERGY STAR "Most Efficient" program?
Products that cannot earn the ENERGY STAR
Are there ENERGY STAR certified coffee brewers?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified exterior wall paints or coatings?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified fireplaces?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified garage doors?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified humidifiers?
Are there ENERGY STAR certified lawn mowers?
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