Connected specifications, guided by the CEE Principles of Connectivity, are progressing by product category as shown in the table below.

 

 

 

 

2016

     

2017

     

2018

     

2019

     

New Construction
Initiative

                               

New Homes

Initiative development

             
   

Product requirements drafted, multiple connection pathways outlined

Industry input, response

Board approval

             

Super Efficient
Appliance Initiative

                               

Room Air Conditioners

Specification development

                     
 

CEE proposes two tiers

Industry input, response

Board approval

                     

Clothes Washers

       

Specification development

             
       

Two Tier proposal drafted

Industry input, response

 

Board approval

             

Clothes Dryers

           

Specification development

     
                                 

Refrigerators, Freezers

                 

Specification development

     
                                 

Water Heating Initiative

                               

Electric Heat Pump Water Heaters

   

Specification development

             
 

Proposal to expand Initiative

Discuss HPWH with Industry

Incorporate connected criteria

Industry review of Initiative

Board approval

             

Space Heating and
Cooling Initiative

                               

Air Conditioners

ANSI standard development process through AHRI

           
         

Variable capacity equipment included

                   

Communicating Thermostats

Specification development

           
 

ETC analyzes opportunity, drafts spec

Subcommittee revises spec, ENERGY STAR comments, presents to membership

Industry input, response

                 

Swimming Pool Systems Initiative

                               

Swimming Pool Pumps

           

Specification development

     
                                 

Residential Lighting Initiative

                               

Lighting

     

Lighting for Tomorrow Competition

LFT Workshop

           
       

Connected Lighting and Controls category engages manufacturers in meeting utility needs

Lighting and Homes Workshop

           

Commercial Kitchens Initiative

                               

Ice Machines

       

ENERGY STAR comments

     

Specification consideration