Posts Tagged ‘ Version 7.0 ’

Initial Rollout for Energy Star 7 Upends Industry Predictions

Oct 26th, 2023

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) flipped the switch on its Energy Star program Monday, instating new performance requirements for doors and windows. With that change, industry experts and program officials told [DWM] they expected the number of certified products in Energy Star’s Product Finder database to drop “significantly,” before slowly rising through first-quarter 2024. So […]

Energy Star 7.0: Where Will the Dust Settle?

Jul 21st, 2022

During the last few weeks, I have visited customers, and the topic of Energy Star has come up. Everyone wonders if the EPA will stick with the stringent requirements outlined in drafts 1 and 2 of Version 7.0 or move to some halfway point. This would give window and door fabricators extra time to adjust […]