- If product X is the same as product Y except for the brand name, and product X is tested for certification or verification or undergoes a design change, then can product Y be certified, recertified, or delisted based on product X’s test results?
- A Version 7.0 certified television was tested using the U.S. Department of Energy Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (DOE NOPR) and was subsequently tested at an in-house non-accredited laboratory to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Televisions Final Rule (
- Are certification bodies (CBs) required by ISO 17065 to certify every product attribute identified in ENERGY STAR specifications?
- Are certification bodies (CBs) required by ISO Guide 65 to certify every product attribute identified in ENERGY STAR specifications?
- Are certification bodies (CBs) required to submit data center storage equipment Test Data Report (TDR) files to the EPA via My ENERGY STAR Account (MESA)?
- Are computer servers required to undergo the active mode Server Efficiency Rating Tool (SERT) test during verification testing?
- Are ENERGY STAR performance criteria subject to verification testing when they are specified for reporting purposes only?
- Are internal power supplies for electronics and office equipment subject to verification testing?
- Are internal power supplies required to meet both the 115V and 230V requirements for ENERGY STAR certification?
- Are large screen computing products, designed to be viewed by multiple people in non-desk based environments, included in the scope of Computers V6.1 or Displays V6.0? For example, products similar to the CNN "Magic Wall."
- Are partners required to re-test televisions to Version 6.1 with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Televisions Final Rule (DOE Final Rule) if the televisions are currently certified to Version 6.0 with the U.S. Department of Energy Notice of Proposed Ru
- As a product brand owner partner, can I use multiple certification bodies (CBs) to certify different models within the same product category?
- As a product brand owner partner, when will my recently certified product appear on the ENERGY STAR website?
- At which voltage should I test products for verification testing?
- Can a certification body (CB) accept test data from a laboratory that is participating in another CB's witnessed or supervised manufacturer's testing laboratory (W/SMTL) program?
- Can a certification body (CB) enroll a laboratory in its witnessed or supervised manufacturer's testing laboratory (W/SMTL) program on the basis of supervision or auditing that another CB has performed of that laboratory?
- Can I use the same organization to both conduct testing and certify my product as ENERGY STAR qualified?
- Can laboratories receive EPA recognition to test products under the Luminaires specification as well as recognition to test luminaire subcomponents? If so, can laboratories use the same application, or would separate applications be needed?
- Do partners need to provide updates to products if they still meet the ENERGY STAR requirements?
- Do set-top boxes (STBs) certified to ENERGY STAR Version 3 specification need to be retested for purposes of certification to Version 4.1 specification?
- Do the ENERGY STAR verification testing requirements apply to models that are no longer certified as ENERGY STAR?
- Does EPA have data reporting requirements for laboratories testing products for purposes of ENERGY STAR qualification or verification testing?
- For ENERGY STAR certified residential dishwashers, what test procedure should be used for purposes of verifying performance of products certified to Version 5 prior to May 30, 2013, when the DOE test procedure changed?
- For verification testing of decorative light strings, how many samples/strings should be procured and tested?
- How does EPA recognition of accreditation bodies (ABs), laboratories, or certification bodies (CBs) work?
- How is network proxy capability verified for ENERGY STAR certification?
- How long does it take to test and certify a product?
- How long will it take the certification body (CB) to review a test report?
- How many of my products will be subject to ongoing verification testing, and how often will this occur?
- How should a certification body (CB) proceed if it procures a product for verification testing and determines that it is a refurbished or re-designed version of the certified model?
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