EnergyGuide Label Testing
Intertek provides fast EnergyGuide Label testing services to manufacturers, retailers and buyers through our global network of testing labs.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards Program develops test procedures and minimum efficiency standards for residential appliances and commercial equipment. Before a product can be sold, the manufacturer must submit energy use data to the DOE and FTC (Federal Trade Commission) stating that it complies with the regulations. They must also report to DOE and FTC when a new model is introduced or an existing one discontinued.
Products requiring EnergyGuide testing: Showerheads, Faucets, Water Closets, Urinals, Room Air Conditioners, Water Heaters (all types), Pool Heaters, Furnaces and Boilers, Dishwashers, Central Air Conditioners, Heat Pumps, Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, Freezers, Clothes Washers
Intertek’s energy efficiency testing pedigree covers such notable programs as:
- ENERGY STAR® Program Testing (US)
- California Energy Commission (CEC) (US)
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) (Canada)
- Eco Label (Europe)
- European Energy Label (Europe)
- Energy Label (China)
- Green Mark (Taiwan)
- Australian Energy Rating Label (Australia)
Intertek maintains the accreditations, expertise and state-of-the-art facilities throughout its global network of energy efficiency testing laboratories to help manufacturers meet regional and market requirements.