ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2020 - Final recognition criteria

ENERGY STAR Les plus éconergétiques 2019

The ENERGY STAR program distinguishes the highest performers in energy efficiency for recognized products with the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient designation. 

The recognition criteria for ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2020 have been finalized. These criteria recognize the most efficient ENERGY STAR products in 2020 across 14 product categories. The proposed criteria for dehumidifiers will be released later this fall. Products that meet 2020 criteria will deliver significant savings over conventional products.

Final 2020 recognition criteria 

The ENERGY STAR program in the U.S. and Canada recognizes criteria across the product categories listed below. To receive a French translation of these criteria please request via e-mail at: energystar@canada.ca

*Natural Resources Canada’s ENERGY STAR Most Efficient criteria for windows is available on NRCan’s website and will include sliding glass doors for 2020. NRCan’s certified products database is updated with qualified models as they are submitted.  

ENERGY STAR certified products meeting these requirements and available for sale in the U.S. will be highlighted as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient beginning January 1, 2020 at www.energystar.gov/mostefficient

The ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2020 designation is intended for use at point-of-sale on point-of-purchase materials, product literature, and websites. It may not be factory-applied to products or product packaging. 

For full details, visit the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2020 Criteria Development on the U.S. ENERGY STAR web page.

For more information, contact MostEfficient@energystar.gov or in Canada, e-mail ENERGY STAR Canada.


The ENERGY STAR name and symbol are trademarks registered in Canada by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and are administered and promoted by Natural Resources Canada.