American Energy Star

What is the Energy Star?

     Energy Star is a government program jointly implemented by the US Department of Energy and the US Environmental Protection Agency to better protect the living environment and save energy. In 1992, it was participated by the US Environmental Protection Agency and was first promoted on computer products. The products that are now included in this certification have reached more than 30 categories, such as household appliances, heating/cooling equipment, electronic products, lighting products, etc. Currently, the most widely used products in the Chinese market are lighting products, including energy-saving lamps (CFL). , lamps (RLF), traffic lights and exit lights.

CEC test scope and method

    The 58 products sold in California require CEC product energy efficiency certification, mainly for home appliances, power supplies, lamps (ballasts or energy-saving lamps). The sales of 58 types of electrical and electronic products in California are subject to CEC energy efficiency certification. The regulations are specifically divided into energy efficiency indicator requirements, measurement methods, and plans for phased implementation.

ENERGY STAR test content


ENERGY STAR contains test content: safety, EMI, surge, noise (non-ENERGY STAR energy efficiency test project) optical performance and energy efficiency test items:

1. Light efficiency, luminous flux

2. Color temperature, color deviation, color rendering index

3. Light intensity distribution, regional light distribution

4. Chromaticity spatial inhomogeneity

5. Switching cycle

6. Luminous maintenance rate

7. Chroma maintenance rate

8. Size

9. Electrical parameters

ENERGY STAR qualified product range

1. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning products

2. Household and building sealing products (home package insulation, roof reflective materials, doors and windows and skylights)

Lighting Products

3. Office equipment (computers, copiers and fax machines, digital copying machines, external power adapters, traffic lights, transformers, vending machines, water coolers)

4. Appliances (washing machine, dehumidifier, dishwasher, freezer and refrigerator, household air conditioner)

5. Commercial food production equipment (fryer pan, hot food storage cabinet, stereo door refrigerator and freezer, steam cooker)

6. Household appliances

ENERGY STAR certification process

Telephone consultation

2. Provide Energy Star certification information and application form

3. The applicant fills in the application form (submit the manufacturer information)

4. Submit samples and product information

5. Laboratory testing of samples

6. Submit test data and related documents to the ENERGY STAR Administration

7. Review passed, ENERGY STAR letter

8. Product with Energy Star label

ENERGY STAR certification cycle

Different cycles depending on the product