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UL Energy Efficiency Verified

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UL (Underwriters Laboratory) provides a service for the verification of products that meet the appropriate requirements for energy efficiency and which are also Listed or Recognized by UL. Through UL's Energy Efficiency Certification Program, manufacturers can show consumers, competitors, and regulators that their products are helping lower energy demand.

Products must comply with the appropriate energy efficiency requirements of the United States, Mexico and/or Canada and the UL Listing or Recognition requirements.

The Energy Efficiency Certification program tests and certifies products for their compliance to a variety of energy efficiency requirements:

North America: Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) requirements, California Energy Commission (CEC) requirements, ENERGY STAR and International ENERGY STAR requirements, Department of Energy (DOE) requirements

Central and Latin America: Mexican CONUEE

Learn more: UL Energy Efficiency Verified websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with UL Energy Efficiency Verified's standard is verified by our own organization (second party) following ISO 17025 Testing and Calibration Laboratories, ISO / IEC Guide 65 Product Certification

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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

UL Environment

Member of

ISO

Type

For-profit

Also manages

UL Environment Multi-Attribute Certification, EcoLogo, UL Environmental Claim Validation, and GREENGUARD


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2010

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Appliances Building products Electronics Machinery & Equipment


Where this ecolabel is found
Canada Mexico United States



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Last updated: 23 May 2014