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Are recently certified models (i.e. models that were certified within the last twelve months) excluded from verification testing?
Why doesn’t EPA collect 100V data anymore?
Since certification of battery charging systems requires testing of all battery configurations for each battery unit and each voltage, is the same testing required for verification testing?
With regard to the Version 6.0 ENERGY STAR Displays specification, how must Sleep and Off Mode power be calculated for products powered by a low-voltage dc source?
When should a certification body (CB) notify the manufacturer and withdraw certification for a lighting model or subcomponent that fails lifetime/full qualification testing?
Do the ENERGY STAR verification testing requirements apply to models that are no longer certified as ENERGY STAR?
Who makes a determination of a defective unit for purposes of ENERGY STAR verification testing on non-lighting products?
What results when a test report for ENERGY STAR contains a typographical error?
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 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?
What happens to disqualified products and their model numbers?
What time restrictions apply to procurement of units for verification testing using the 4-unit multiple-sample approach?
When may a certification body (CB) notify a manufacturer of a verification or challenge testing failure?
What are the responsibilities of a certification body (CB) that is not able to carry out verification testing on the standard timeline due to an unresponsive or uncooperative ENERGY STAR manufacturing partner?
Will test reports produced by a lab prior to receiving EPA recognition be accepted for ENERGY STAR certification?
Can I just test my product in an EPA‐recognized laboratory and send the result to a certification body (CB)?
Are certification bodies (CBs) required by ISO Guide 65 to certify every product attribute identified in ENERGY STAR specifications?
Who is considered the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for roofing products made of a coating applied to a metal roof panel?
Are ENERGY STAR performance criteria subject to verification testing when they are specified for reporting purposes only?
At which voltage should I test products for verification testing?
Does EPA have data reporting requirements for laboratories testing products for purposes of ENERGY STAR qualification or verification testing?
Are refrigerator-freezers with a bottom freezer and through-the-door ice eligible for ENERGY STAR qualification?
I have a document about verification testing for an ENERGY STAR product category, but it is dated 2009 or earlier. Is it still applicable to the current verification testing under third-party certification?
How long will it take the certification body (CB) to review a test report?
How does EPA recognition of accreditation bodies (ABs), laboratories, or certification bodies (CBs) work?
Where can I find a list of EPA‐recognized accreditation bodies (ABs), laboratories, or certification bodies (CBs)?
How long does it take to test and certify a product?
As a manufacturing partner, when will my recently qualified product appear on the ENERGY STAR website?
Can laboratories receive EPA-recognition to test products under the Luminaires V1.1 specification as well as be recognized to test luminaire subcomponents? If so, can laboratories use the same application, or would separate applications be needed?
Must a product be retested and certified under a revised specification if it already exceeds the required minimum energy efficiency requirements?
Once a product is certified, does it still need to be reviewed by EPA before it is labeled?
What constitutes a product failure under verification testing?
How should room air cleaners be sampled for verification testing?
Can I use a first‐party laboratory for verification testing?
As a manufacturing partner, can I use multiple certification bodies (CBs) to certify different models within the same product category?
When did the ENERGY STAR Third‐Party Certification requirements go into effect?
If a certification body determines that a product does not meet ENERGY STAR requirements and denies certification, is the manufacturer allowed to pursue certification with a different certification body?
Who may fill out EPA’s certified product data submission forms?
Is a manufacturer or private labeler required to use only one certification body?
Must a first party accredited laboratory that has applied for and been granted EPA recognition enroll as a supervised manufacturer’s testing laboratory (SMTL) with an EPA-recognized Certification Body?
My laboratory tests External Power Supplies that are intended for ENERGY STAR qualification. Why is this product category not included in EPA’s laboratory recognition application form?
Who will fund the new third‐party certification requirements?
How many of my products will be subject to ongoing verification testing, and how often will this occur?
Will EPA continue to provide international recognition of products for ENERGY STAR?
When may I begin to market my product as ENERGY STAR qualified?
Must I use an accredited laboratory?
How do ENERGY STAR partners qualify products under the third‐party certification requirements?
Will EPA send someone to evaluate my laboratory during the recognition process?
What happens when a product that fails verification testing is related to another product via private labeling or product family? For example, if a qualified GU24 lamp fails verification testing, how does this impact qualified light fixtures that use that lamp?
How much does it cost to get a product third-party certified for purposes of ENERGY STAR qualification?
Can I use the same organization to both conduct testing and certify my product as ENERGY STAR qualified?
If my company’s product is the same as another company’s product except for the brand name (for example, product X is a private labeled version of product Y, an OEM product), and product Y undergoes qualification, verification, or challenge testing, or a design change, then can product X be qualified, recertified, or decertified based on product Y’s test results?
Do partners need to provide updates to products if they still meet the ENERGY STAR requirements?
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