ENERGY STAR Television 7.0 Specification Development

The ENERGY STAR TV 7.0 specification development process is now underway (see and the EPA has proposed a new “Additional Function” called “Thin Client Capability” which would be included on EPA’s Certified Products List. The benefits of the EPA’s proposal are that a TV listed in this way 1) would be seen by consumers as being RVU compliant and 2) might further become eligible for additional consideration in utilities’ energy efficient TV promotions.


RVU Alliance invites individual written comments, and in particular from TV manufacturer members, to consider including support for this EPA proposal. Slides 16, 26 and 67-69 are the relevant slides from the EPAs webinar deck found at


Sunday, January 26, 2014