March 15, 2018
ENERGY STAR Draft Version 1.1 Commercial Coffee Brewers Specification
EPA released ENERGY STAR Draft Version 1.1 Commercial Coffee Brewers specification for stakeholder review on February 22, 2018. EPA held a stakeholder webinar on March 1, 2018, to discuss the proposed Version 1.1 revision. The Draft Version 1.1 materials are available on the ENERGY STAR Commercial Coffee Brewers Version 1.1 product development website. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit comments to CommercialCoffeeBrewers@energystar.gov by March 22, 2018.
Feb. 26, 2018
ENERGY STAR commercial coffee brewer spec percolates — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the ENERGY STAR Draft Version 1.1 Commercial Coffee Brewers specification for stakeholder review. The specification and cover memo are available on the ENERGY STAR Commercial Coffee Brewers Version 1.1 product development webpage. EPA will host a stakeholder webinar meeting March 1, from 12 – 1 p.m. CST to discuss the draft and address stakeholder questions. To participate, register here. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit written comments to CommercialCoffeeBrewers@energystar.gov no later than March 22. Questions may be directed to Kirsten Hesla, EPA: Hesla.Kirsten@epa.gov; +1.202.564.2984; or Adam Spitz, ICF: Adam.Spitz@icf.com; +1.916.231.7685. For any other commercial coffee brewer related questions, contact CommercialCoffeeBrewers@energystar.gov.
Jan. 15, 2018
ENERGY STAR Commercial Dishwashers Version 3.0 — EPA launched the development of the ENERGY STAR Commercial Dishwasher Version 3.0 specification on July 14, 2017, and issued an Update Memo on December 20, 2017, announcing the extension of the data assembly due date to February 28, 2018. Partners are encouraged to review the Discussion Guide and other materials throughout the specification revision process. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit comments and performance data to CommercialDishwashers@energystar.gov.
ENERGY STAR Automatic Commercial Ice Makers Version 3.0 — The ENERGY STAR Automatic Commercial Ice Makers Version 3.0 specification takes effect on January 28, 2018. Documents related to the specification development process can be found on the ENERGY STAR website. Partners are encouraged to work with their Certification Bodies to ensure products are certified prior to the effective date.
ENERGY STAR COMPLIMENTARY MATERIALS — ENERGY STAR is in the process of updating its commercial foodservice equipment materials with the latest savings figures and product information. The Guide for Cafes, Restaurants, and Commercial Kitchens, nine product sell sheets, and Equipment Savings Overview will be made available on the ENERGY STAR CFS website. These materials are co-brandable and partners can add their logo while leveraging the ENERGY STAR Brand. Partners are encouraged to take advantage of these resources.