ENERGY STAR® Testing Facility Guidance Manual:
Building a Testing Facility and Performing the Solid State Test
Method for ENERGY STAR Qualified Ceiling Fans
Version 1.1
December 9, 2002
Prepared by:
The US Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing Laboratories:
Hunter Fan Company
Intertek
Underwriters Laboratory, Taiwan Branch

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ENERGY STAR® Testing Facility Guidance Manual: Building a Testing
Facility and Performing the Solid State Test Method for ENERGY STAR
Qualified Ceiling Fans
I.	Table of Contents	1
II.	Chapter 1: Introduction	3
III.	Chapter 2: List of Equipment and Vendors	5
IV.	Chapter 3: Air Delivery Room Construction and Preparation	7
V.	Chapter 4: Equipment Set-Up and Test Procedure	13
VI.	Chapter 5: Calibration Approval and Reporting Testing Results	17
VII.	Chapter6: Definitions and Acronyms	20
Appendices
Appendix A
ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Residential Ceiling Fans: Eligibility
Criteria
Appendix B
ENERGY STAR Qualified Product Information Form
Appendix C
Laboratory Reporting Form(s)
Appendix D
Engineering Blueprints for Air Delivery Room
List of Figures
Figure 3.1 - Rail Track in Ceiling
Figure 3.2 - Rail Measurements and Details
Figure 3.3 - Test Cylinder and Rail Track Support
Figure 3.4 - Arm Rotator with Sensor Wires Covered
Figure 3.5 - Sensors Mounted in Testing Position
Figure 3.6 - Sensors and Sensor Rotating Arm
Figure 3.7 - Testing Cylinder, Actuator, and Sensor Rotating Arm
Figure 3.8 - Air Delivery Room Set-Up with 60" Cylinder
Figure 3.9 - Testing Cylinder and Chamber
Figure 4.1 - Temperature and Humidity Sensors in Testing Room
Figure 4.2 - Tachometer Set-Up
Figure 4.3 - Testing Room and All 4-Axis
Figure 4.4 - Ceiling Fan Testing Set-Up
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This test manual will be updated and augmented as necessary in response
to changes in testing requirements and specifications under the ENERGY
STAR Program Requirements for Residential Ceiling Fans.
For questions related to ENERGY STAR contact:
Washington, DC 20460
Phone: (202) 564-9019
E-mail: fanara.andrew@epa.gov
The laboratories listed below contributed to the development of this testing
manual. For technical questions related to this document contact:
Vin Mehta	Mike Chang
Engineering Manager	Underwriters Laboratory (UL)
Hunter Fan Company	Taiwan Branch
E-mail: vmehta@hunterfanco.com E-mail: mike.chana@tw.ul.com
Jason Prentice
Engineer
Intertek
3933 US Route 11
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 753-6711
E-mail:
jason.r.prentice@intertek.com
EPA would like to thank all those interested parties who contributed
comments during the development of this document, especially Natural
Resources Canada.
Additional comments on this document should be directed to Rebecca
Miller, ICF Consulting, at rmiiier@icfconsultinq.com.
Andrew Fanara, EPA
Program Manager
ENERGY STAR for Residential
Ceiling Fans
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue
Rebecca Miller, ICF Consulting
1850 K Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 862-1266
E-mail: rmiiier@icfconsuitinq.com
2500 Frisco Avenue
Memphis, TN 38114
(901)248-2212
4th Floor, 260 Da-Yeh Rd., Peitou
Taipei City, Taiwan 112
886-2-2896-7790 ext. 279
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CHAPTER 1
Introduction
1.1	Background
ENERGY STAR is a self-certifying, voluntary program that manufacturers can
join to qualify and label their energy-efficient products. Where possible,
ENERGY STAR adopts existing testing procedures when developing product
specifications and testing criteria. However, there was no standardized test
method available to the ceiling fan industry at the time of specification
development for this product.
In 2001, EPA partnered with Hunter Fan Company to develop the Solid State
Test Method. This test method is designed to increase efficiency and improve
accuracy. It provides an accurate representation of the air circulation created by
the fan in the room. The method reduces the testing and validation time to a
fraction of the time period required by other industry testing standards.
The Solid State Test Method allows for the measurement of total cubic feet per
minute (CFM) and CFM/watt readings for multiple fan speeds. These results
must meet the minimum requirements provided in the ENERGY STAR
specification (Attachment A). As of January 2001, all fans must be tested in
accordance with the Solid State Test Method in order to qualify as ENERGY
STAR.
The Solid State Test Method was provided by Hunter Fan Company as non-
proprietary and is subject to improvements as technologies change and standard
operating procedures are re-evaluated.
1.2	Purpose
The purpose of this guidance manual is to provide ENERGY STAR partners and
other interested parties, such as third party laboratories, the necessary
information needed to build a ceiling fan testing chamber, or air delivery room,
and perform adequate product testing for ENERGY STAR qualification. It is
important to note that this manual provides the minimum requirements for
building the test facility. Engineering designs may vary outside of these minimum
requirements. The testing criteria and procedure, however, shall be followed
closely in order to ensure consistent results across the board.
This following information is provided in this manual:
¦	List of equipment and reference vendor contacts
¦	Air delivery room construction and set-up
¦	Equipment set-up and CFM test procedure
¦	Approval process, programmatic requirements, and required forms
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¦	ENERGY STAR specifications
¦	Blueprints for air-delivery room
1.3 Applicability
Any ceiling fan manufacturer, third-party testing facility, or other interested party
may build a ceiling fan test chamber. All testing facilities intending to test
residential ceiling fans under ENERGY STAR requirements must follow the
facility blueprints and additional building instructions as well as the test
procedures provided in this manual. Please note that this is not an EPA
certification and individuals shall not attempt to identify themselves as an
EPA certified laboratory.
Third-party testing facilities and laboratories should already be accredited or
recognized by an independent laboratory certification organization (e.g., UL,
Intertek Testing Services) to conduct testing and review test results. For those
facilities that are not already accredited or recognized, a facility inspection will be
required prior to approval of the facility. Representatives from EPA and an
existing ceiling fan testing laboratory, approved to test for ENERGY STAR
qualification, will conduct this inspection to ensure the proper procedures and
reporting requirements are in place.
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CHAPTER 2
List of Equipment and Vendors
The table below provides a list of the testing equipment needed to perform the
Solid State Test Method. With the exception of the sensors and sensor software,
any precision control equipment that performs similar functions, but is sold under
a different brand name, is acceptable. Vendors are provided for reference. All
instruments, including velocity sensors, should have tolerances within +/-1%.
Note: Equipment should be calibrated at least once a year to compensate for
variation over time.
Equipment
Serial / Models
Function
Vendor Contact
Name/Type
Number


Robic Stop Watch
56964 / SC-505
Timer

Cambridge Airflow
0135-992832-001 /
Measure airflow
Cambridge Accusense, Inc.
Temperature Monitor
ATM24
and temperature
(978) 425-2090


at multiple
sales@accusense.com
Kit contains:
CAFS - 200 -
locations

¦ ATM-24
SIOM (probes)
simultaneously

instrument



¦ Accutrac



Software (PC



only) or Kermit



(Mac only)



¦ 5V Universal



Power Supply



with AC power



cord



¦ RS-232 cable



¦ Carrying case



¦ Plastic



mounting clips



for CAFS



sensor



¦ CAFS probes



(as ordered)



Extech True RMS
NA/380801
Measure amps,
(781) 890-7440
Power Analyzer

watts, power
www.extech.com


factor, voltage

Magtrol
6510E

www.maatrol.com
Vaisala Pressure
W3310001 /
Temperature
www.vaisala.com
transmitter
PTB100A
and humidity
Barometric Pressure page


sensor
(fixed transmitters)
Yokogawa
EJA310A

www .vokoaawa.com/tm
Shimpo Digital
10049812/DT-5TG
Infrared beam
Shimpo Instruments
Tachometer

counter
Division of NIDEC-Shimpo



America Corporation
Shimpo Retro-
H9 / RS-220H

(630) 924-7138
Reflective Beam



Sensor



Omron
E3S-CT61

www.omron.com
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Actuator Company
of America -
Actuator Arm
NA/1129
Holds CAFS
probes
(408) 749-8204
www.actuator.net/actuators.htm
KB Indexing and
Cycling Control
NA/KBPI-
24OD(R)(8501)
Drive for
actuator
KB Electronics, Inc.
(800) 221-6570
info@kbelectronics.com
Testing cylinders
60" CFM Aluminum
Chamber TD#8067*
Testing
cylinders
Custom Projects Inc.
333 E. Brooks Rd.
Memphis, TN 38109
Tel: 901-396-7398
Fax: 396-396-7399
Contact: Randy Jones
* Ordering of multiple sized cylinders should be considered to accommodate more than one fan size.
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CHAPTER 3
Air Delivery Room Construction and Preparation
3.1	Air Delivery Room Requirements
The air delivery room, or testing chamber, shall be constructed per the blueprint
provided in Appendix D. The room dimensions are recommended to be
approximately 20 ft. x 20 ft. with an 11 inch high ceiling. Note: The control room
shall be constructed external to the air delivery room.
The ceiling shall be constructed of sheet rock or stainless plate. The walls shall
be of adequate thickness to maintain temperature and humidity during the test. It
is important that the type of paint used on the walls, as well as the wall material,
not absorb humidity while keeping the temperature of the room consistent at the
time of testing. Oil based paint, which prevents absorption of humidity in the
room, is preferred although other means of controlling humidity and temperature
are acceptable.
Room Ventilation
The room shall have no ventilation other than the air conditioning and return.
The air conditioning is used to control the temperature and humidity of the room
(see Chapter 4 for requirements). At the time of construction of the room, means
should be provided to close the air conditioning vents inside the room to ensure
consistent air circulation patterns within the room.
Closing all vents during testing increases the accuracy of airflow and the reading
of the air velocity sensors. It is therefore, recommended that air conditioning
vents be closed during testing. Note: It is preferred to have electronically
operated damper doors for the vents that can be controlled from a switch outside
of the testing room.
3.2	Equipment Set-Up
Supportive Ceiling Rails
The ceiling rail tracks, used to support and move the testing cylinder, shall be
installed as shown in Figures 3.1 - 3.3.
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- Rail Track in Ceiling
Figure 3.1
20' •
10' long
32.5"
20'
J
L

31.5"
J
j 8' 4" long
Test Fan ^ i	

O [
J
i

31.5"
10' long ^
f 32.5"

120"
Figure 3.2 - Rail Measurements and Details
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Figure 3.3 - Test Cylinder and Rail Track Support
Wiring
The amount of exposed wiring shall be minimized. All sensor lead wires should
be stored under the floor, if possible (Figure 3.4, below).
Sensors and Sensor Rotating Arm
The sensors shall be placed at exactly 4-inch intervals. Sensor placement is
shown in Figure 3.5, below. Note: It is extremely critical that the actual sensor
not be touched prior to testing. Enough sensors shall be used to record air
delivery to the end of the testing cylinder as shown in Figure 3.6.
Figure 3.4 - Arm Rotator with Sensor Wires Covered
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Figure 3.5 - Sensors Mounted in Testing Position
Figure 3.6 - Sensors and Sensor Rotating Arm
Test Cylinders
The test cylinder hangs from the ceiling rails as shown in Figure 3.3. Test
cylinders must be eight inches (diameter) larger than the fan model being tested.
For example, a 52-inch fan should be tested within a 60-inch cylinder. Proper
cylinder set-up is shown in Figures 3.7 - 3.9, below. Table 3.1 (refer to page12)
shows the appropriate cylinder size and number of sensors to use for each fan
size. Note: If during set-up it is discovered that not all of the blades meet the 6"
height above the cylinder requirement, an average shall then be taken of all of
the blade heights, which then must meet the 6" requirement. While determining
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the average height, the maximum variation in height of each individual blade from
the edge of the cylinder should be limited to 0.5". if this is exceeded, the
manufacturer shall then be required to send another fan for testing.
Figure 3.7 - Testing Cylinder, Actuator, and Sensor Rotating Arm
I I I I I I I
Sensor
H
48 3/8"
Level of the
sensor head
Floor
Figure 3.8 - Air Delivery Room Set-Up with 60" Cylinder
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Figure 3.9 - Testing Cylinder and Chamber
Fan Size
(in.)
Cylinder
Diameter (in.)
Number
of
Sensors
Comments
Circle area factor
of last sensor
36
44
6


42
50
7
The effective area of last sensor will
have circle width of 3"
3.0761
44
52
7


48
56
7
The effective area of last sensor will
have circle width of 6"
6.5449
52
60
8


56
64
8
The effective area of last sensor will
have circle width of 6"
7.5922
60
68
9


Table 3.1 - Cylinder and Sensor Selection Guide
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CHAPTER 4
Equipment Set-Up and Test Procedure
This chapter provides general instructions on setting up the equipment and
performing the ceiling fan test. Lab personnel shall refer to equipment manuals
for specific instructions.
4.1 General Instructions
Listed below are some important things to remember when testing:
¦	The temperature and humidity setting shall be 76+1-2 degrees F, 50+/-5
percent relative humidity - these shall be held constant during entire test
process (Figure 4.1)
¦	Allow the sensors to be turned on and the fan to run for 15 minutes at
each fan speed/setting before taking readings.
¦	If present, light fixture should be turned off during testing.
Figure 4.1 - Temperature and Humidity Sensors in Testing Room
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f
Figure 4.2 - Tachometer Set-Up
4.2	Tachometer Set-Up
The installation of the RPM meter, or tachometer, is shown in Figure 4.2, above.
4.3	Fan Set-Up and Testing Procedure
Step 1: Make sure the transformer power is off. Hang fan at the actuator
hanging system and connect black and white wires from ceiling to fan. Ignore
other wires, until further notice. Note: Fan will need to be assembled prior to the
test; it is important that lab personnel follow the instructions provided by the fan
manufacturer.
Step 2: Slide the metal cylinder to the center such that the fan is hanging above
and exactly in the center of the cylinder. As mentioned in Chapter 3, test
cylinders must be a total of eight inches larger than the fan model being tested.
Step 3: Adjust the actuator such that the middle of the blade tip is six inches
above the top edge, or lip, of the metal cylinder (see note on p. 10). If necessary,
use the Penta-Drive hoist's toggle switch and adjust height.
Step 4: Set the sensor arm to 0 degree Position (Axis A). Axis B, C and D are at
90, 180 and 270 degree positions, respectively of the arm. If necessary, use
black tape marking as reference. To adjust beam alignment use antenna rotator
by pressing the LEFT and RIGHT rocker switch. Note: Axis A - D can be
designated either by using the four walls or four corners of the room . It is
important that all axis points are equidistant from one another. See Figure 4.3 on
the next page.
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Axis D
Figure 4.3 - Testing Room and All 4-Axis
4.4 Accutract Software Instructions: Reading the Sensors
¦	Connect sensors as instructed in the Cambridge Airflow Temperature
Monitor instruction manual
¦	The setting of the software shall be as follows (appropriate COM port of
computer):
¦	Statistics: Avg., Min., Max.
¦	Probe: Gen'd
¦	Prob Grid: (0X0)
¦	Reading Interval: 1 second
¦	Option Menu: (Altitude compensation: enter altitude, time unit
second, airflow units FPM)
Figure 4.4 - Ceiling Fan Testing Set-Up
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4.5 CFM Testing Procedure
Listed below are the basic steps during the ceiling fan test. Figure 4.4, on the
previous page, shows a ceiling fan during an air delivery test.
Step 1: Rotate the sensor arm to Axis A.
Step 2: Load Accutrac Software. Note: The software shall be set up for 1 sec
reading and for air velocity only, not for temperature. Insert current barometric
pressure.
Step 3: Allow test fan to run 15 minutes at rated voltage and frequency (speed),
close all doors and turn off all environmental conditioning equipment entering the
chamber (e.g., air conditioning), wait an additional 3 minutes prior to starting test
session. Note: Efforts should be made to ensure that temperature and humidity
readings are held within the required tolerances (see Chapter 4, section 4.1) the
duration of the test (all speeds). For example, it may be helpful to turn on
environmental conditioning equipment between test sessions to ready the room
for the following speed test.
Step 4: Start the session and begin recording readings. Take 100 readings (100
seconds run-time) and save the file to Data A. Note: When the session has
started recording, make sure that only FPM are recorded; there is not need to
record temperature readings.
Step 5: Similarly take the readings in Axis B, C, and D; these files will be saved
as Data B, Data C, and Data D, respectively.
Step 6: Take the average value of each sensor and fill in the appropriate
calculation spreadsheet shown in Appendix C.
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CHAPTER 5
Calibration Approval and Reporting Test Results
5.1 Approval to Begin Testing for ENERGY STAR
Before accepting and testing fans for ENERGY STAR testing, the following
requirements must be met:
¦	Review all ENERGY STAR Documents
All testing facility personnel are required to review this testing guidance manual,
and blueprints, as well as the ENERGY STAR Eligibility Criteria (Appendix A)
and Qualified Product Information Form (Appendix B).
¦	Test Facility Site Inspection
As mentioned in Chapter 1, facilities that have not previously been accredited or
recognized by an independent laboratory certification organization (e.g., UL,
Intertek Testing Services) will require a facility site inspection by EPA and
approved laboratory representatives. Facilities will be asked to provide proof of
lab approval or recognition to be relieved of this requirement. EPA should be
notified when the construction of a test facility has been completed and requires
an inspection.
¦	Fan Calibration
To ensure consistency between all participating laboratories, each proposed
testing facility must calibrate with one of the existing testing laboratories (i.e.,
those that have been approved to test ceiling fans for ENERGY STAR
qualification). The proposed testing facility must request from EPA a Standard
(52") Calibration Fan. EPA will ship Standard Calibration Fan to an existing
testing laboratory for calibration. The existing testing laboratory will then ship the
Standard Calibration Fan to the proposed testing facility for calibration. Once the
calibration is complete, the proposed testing facility must return the fan to EPA.
Note: proposed testing facility must bear all shipping costs by setting up an
account number for use by EPA and the existing testing laboratory or by
providing the required shipment paperwork with the request. Air delivery results
at the proposed testing facility must be within +/- 3% of the existing testing
laboratory results.
Calibration instructions:
1.	Assemble fan according to directions provided by existing testing
laboratory. Note: it is important to follow directions as to where to
attached blades and brackets. These locations will be numbered and
documented by existing testing laboratory.
2.	Hang the Standard Calibration Fan in the air delivery room.
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3.	Set-up the testing as described in the CFM Testing Procedure.
4.	Adjust the voltage input to the motor such that the RPM is exactly 200
RPM.
5.	Take the air delivery reading in all of the four quadrants of the cylinder.
Important Note: Recalibration among all testing laboratories is likely to occur in
the future, preserving the integrity of the Standard Calibration Fan is especially
important. Any type of impact or mishandling can alter future calibrations.
Handle the motor and blades carefully. Likewise, when shipping the Standard
Calibration Fan, all efforts shall be made to protect the fan during shipping (i.e.,
use of bubble wrap, etc.).
¦	Calibration Approval
Calibration results shall be sent to EPA along with a cover letter requesting
approval. The calibration results shall be submitted via the form provided in
Appendix C of this manual. Once the calibration results are reviewed and
approved by EPA, the testing facility will receive a memo stating that the facility
may begin testing ceiling fans for ENERGY STAR qualification. The testing
facility name will then be added to the ENERGY STAR Web site Qualified
Laboratory List. Note: EPA reserves the right to ask for a recalibration of all
testing facilities in the future.
5.2 Reporting Test Results and Other Tips
Under the ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Residential Ceiling Fans,
manufacturers must provide testing documentation when submitting products for
ENERGY STAR qualification. A full report shall be provided for each test run to
the manufacturer. Again, all lab personnel shall be familiar with the reporting
requirements provided in the ENERGY STAR specifications (Attachment A) prior
to testing for ENERGY STAR qualification. Fan testing results must be recorded
and presented in a format similar to that provided in Appendix C, of this manual.
In addition, there are a number of important requirements that lab personnel
should be aware of and communicate to the manufacturer. These are listed
below.
¦	Lighting Requirements
Under the ENERGY STAR specification, a ceiling fan model that will be sold with
an attached or integral light kit must be tested with the light source mounted in
its' intended position and switched off. If a ceiling fan model is sold both with and
without a light kit, two separate tests must be performed. It is very important that
lab personnel indicate on the testing results form whether or not the fan tested
includes lighting.
In addition to the fan testing, the lighting itself is required to be tested under the
ENERGY STAR Residential Light Fixtures program. Ceiling fan testing facilities
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are not required to provide this type of testing documentation; however laboratory
personnel needs to be familiar with the requirement to test the light kit separately
at a National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) accredited
laboratory.
It is important to inform the customer of these additional lighting requirements
ahead of time to avoid delays in qualification.
¦ Other Testing Considerations and Recommendations
Ceiling fan models that are the same in every aspect but finish may qualify under
the representative model that is tested. Differences in construction such as
housing, blade pitch, and motor could affect air movement and require separate
testing. This testing procedure is intended to provide fan performance results for
the complete ceiling fan model and shall not be used as a means to test
individual components. Therefore, fans that DO NOT pass shall be sent back to
the customer and a new fan submitted for qualification. Laboratory personnel
shall not accept new components from a customer for means of a re-test.
Laboratory facilities may be asked to test a ceiling fan in response to an industry
challenge. This occurs when one manufacturer challenges the test results of
another manufacturer's product. In this case, EPA will ask one of the testing
facilities to purchase the product and perform a complete test. Costs for the fan
purchase, shipment, and testing will be covered by one of the two manufacturers,
depending on the results. Results of the test shall be sent to EPA for review.
Additional information on challenges, can be found in the specification provide in
Attachment A (Section 4: Test Criteria, Reporting Requirements).
Lab personnel shall also indicate the condition in which the fan was received,
discrepancies in model numbers, and other concerns or inconsistencies.
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CHAPTER 6
Definitions and Acronyms
6.1 Definitions
Actuator: Mechanism that puts something into automatic action; motor driven.
For purposes of this test procedure, the actuator holds and controls the height of
the fan above the test cylinder.
Airflow: The rate of air movement at a specific fan speed setting expressed in
cubic feet per minute (CFM).
Airflow Efficiency: The ratio of airflow divided by power at a specific ceiling fan
speed setting expressed in CFM per watt (CFM/watt).
Attachable Light Kit: Equipment that is used to provide light from the ceiling fan,
and is not physically attached to the fan at the time of sale.
Blade Pitch: The angle between the fan's blades and the horizon.
Circle Area: Circular area over which the sensor can detect and record air
delivery from a testing cylinder. For purposes of this test procedure, the following
calculation was performed to determine circle area (see picture below):
Center of Cylinder
Cylinder Edae
Sensor Number
Distance
• = Sensor
Effective Circles
for Area
Calculation
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Sensor #1 at 0" n (2/12)2 = 0.0873 ft2
Sensor #2 at 4" n [ (6/12)2 - (2/12)2]= 0.6981 ft2
Sensor #3 at 8" n [ (10/12)2 - (6/12)2] = 1.3963 ft2
COM Port: Of a device or network, a point of access where signals may be
inserted or extracted, or where the device or network variables may be observed
or measured; ability to communicate with external devices.
Damper: A device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical,
acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations. For purposes of this test procedure it is
an airtight door that prevents external airflow into the testing room.
Fan Housing: The decorative body of the fan which encloses the motor.
Fan Motor: Device that turns the ceiling fan blades in order to move air.
Fan Size: Total diameter (circumference) of blade span; measured in inches at
the blade tips.
Integral Light Kit: Equipment that is used to provide light from the ceiling fan,
and is connected to the fan at the time of purchase. For purposes of this test
procedure, the integral light kit must be attached at the time of testing.
Infrared Beam: Beam of light situated outside the visible spectrum at its red end,
having a wavelength between about 700 nanometers and 1 millimeter; longer
than visible light but shorter than radio waves. Infrared beam is used within the
Tachometer to count the revolutions per minute (RPM).
Representative Fan Model: Prototype or fan model that is tested to qualify a
line of products under the same model name and number. Those fans
represented by this model must be the same in every aspect but finish.
Sensor: An electronic device used to measure a physical quantity such as
temperature, pressure, loudness, or airflow and convert it into an electronic
signal of some kind. Sensors are normally components of some larger electronic
system such as a computer control and/or measurement system.
Solid State Test Method: Test method that specifies the apparatus and testing
protocol for measuring a residential ceiling fan's airflow and power consumption.
The method, developed by Hunter Fans, utilizes a thermister based hot-wire
anemometer and requires a temperature controlled room and computer for
recording test data.
Tachometer: Device that measures rotational motion; a speed indicator.
Measurement is usually in revolutions per minute (RPM).
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Third Party Testing Facility: Independent test facility that is not affiliated with
the manufacturer.
6.2 Acronyms
CFM
Cubic feet per minute
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
FPM
Feet per minute
ITS
Intertek Testing Services
NVLAP
National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program
RMS
Root Mean Square
RPM
Revolutions per minute
UL
Underwriters Laboratory
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APPENDIX A
ENERGY STAR Program Requirements
for Residential Ceiling Fans:
Eligibility Criteria

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/	ENERGY STAR® Program Requirements for
Residential Ceiling Fans
Eligibility Criteria
Below is the product specification (Version 1.1) for ENERGY STAR qualified residential ceiling fans. A
product must meet all of the identified criteria if it is to be labeled as ENERGY STAR by its manufacturer.
1) Definitions: Below is a brief description of a ceiling fan and other terms as relevant to ENERGY
STAR.
A.	Residential Ceiling Fan: A non-portable device designed for home use that is suspended from the
ceiling for circulating air via the rotation of fan blades. Some ceiling fans also have an integral or
attached light kit.
B.	Light Kit: A light kit is the equipment used to provide light from a ceiling fan. Light kits can be:
•	Integral - the light kit arrives hardwired to the ceiling fan
•	Attachable - the light kit is not, at the time of sale, physically attached to the fan. The
light kit must be attached to the ceiling fan for the lights to work. Attachable light kits
might be included inside the ceiling fan box at the time of sale or sold separately for
subsequent attachment to the fan.
C.	Controls: Controls enable the user to turn on/off or adjust the lighting and fan movement.
Controls can be in the form of pull chain, slide switch, wall switch/panel, or remote control.
D.	Airflow: The rate of air movement at a specific fan setting expressed in cubic feet per minute
(CFM). Airflow is determined from testing done using the Solid State Test Method, defined
below.
E.	Airflow Efficiency: The ratio of airflow divided by power at a specific residential ceiling fan setting
expressed in CFM per watt (CFM/watt). Airflow and power are determined from testing done
using the Solid State Test Method, defined below.
F.	Power Consumption: The active power expressed in watts. Power consumption is measured
during residential ceiling fan testing at a specific speed using the Solid State Test Method,
defined below.
G.	Standby Mode: Mode when the lights are off and the fan blades are not rotating.
H.	Solid State Test Method: A method developed by the Hunter Fan Company that specifies the
apparatus and testing protocol for measuring a residential ceiling fan's airflow and power
consumption. The method utilizes a hot-wire anemometer and requires a temperature controlled
room and computer for recording test data.
I.	Hugger Fans: Ceiling fans that are installed directly against the ceiling.
2) Qualifying Products: For the purposes of ENERGY STAR, the following two types of residential
ceiling fans may qualify: those sold with light kits and those sold without light kits. Hugger fans are
not currently eligible for participation in ENERGY STAR for Residential Ceiling Fans as a
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than what the fans will normally deliver in residential use. Data will be collected regarding
hugger fans and the inclusion of such fans will be reevaluated for Tier II of these
specifications.
Energy-Efficiency Specifications for Qualifying Products: Only those products listed in Section 2 that
meet the criteria below may qualify as ENERGY STAR.
A. Airflow Efficiency
Qualifying products shall meet or exceed the following requirements for total airflow and for airflow
efficiency when operating in a downward-blowing direction. Models sold with light kits or integrated
light sources must be tested with those light sources mounted in their intended position and switched
off. Individual models' measured performance may vary by +/- 5 percent and still be deemed
compliant with this specification.
Table 1 - Tier I Specifications for Air Flow Efficiency
Fan Speed
Minimum Airflow
Efficiency Requirement
Low
1,250 CFM
155 CFM/watt
Medium
2,500 CFM
110 CFM/watt
High
5,000 CFM
75 CFM/watt
Note: No standby power requirements are included in Tier I specifications.
Table 2 - Tier II Specifications for Air Flow Efficiency
Fan Speed
Minimum Airflow
Efficiency Requirement
Low
TBD
TBD
Medium
TBD
TBD
High
TBD
TBD
Note: Under Tier II, fans may consume no more than 1 watt of power in standby mode. These
standby requirements are included in Tier II to ensure that remote control circuits, if included,
operate efficiently.
Airflow and efficiency requirements for Tier II may be divided into separate categories by fan diameter
if data collected in 2002 indicate clear differences in achievable performance among fans of different
sizes. Likewise, the Tier II specification may include consideration of power factor if warranted by
product performance and utility request.
This specification defines residential ceiling fan airflow efficiency on a performance basis: CFM of
airflow per watt of power consumed by the motor and controls. This treats the motor, blades, and
controls as a system, allowing multiple approaches to reach a given efficiency level. Efficiency is to
be measured on each of three fan speeds (low, medium and high) using the "Solid State Test
Method" which was developed by Hunter Fan Company and is explained in more detail in Section 4,
Test Criteria. Residential ceiling fans capable of operating at more than three speeds must meet the
above levels at any three of those total speeds, though measurements should be taken and reported
for all discrete operating speeds.
B. Controls
Tier I
Under Tier I, qualifying products shall permit convenient consumer adjustment of fan speed. This
may be accomplished by means of one or more wall-mounted switch(es), a remote control, or readily
accessible pull chains. For purposes of this specification, "readily accessible" shall be defined as a
length sufficient to reach a height of no more than 80 inches above the floor when the residential
ceiling fan is mounted according to the residential ceiling fan's installation instructions. For those

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residential ceiling fans that can accommodate lighting, the lights and the fans must be controllable
separately, allowing users to switch off lights during fan operation or operate the lights without using
the residential ceiling fan.
Tier II
In addition to meeting the requirements under Tier I, qualifying products shall provide for consumer
adjustment of airflow direction (upward or downward) by one of the following means:
•	A vertically mounted slide switch on the motor housing, in which the downward position
corresponds to downward airflow
•	A wall-mounted switch
•	A remote control
•	A readily accessible pull chain
C. Lighting
Tier I
Qualifying residential ceiling fans sold with integral or attachable light kits must meet one of the
following requirements:
•	Pin-Based Approach - The residential ceiling fan lighting systems shall meet the
requirements of the ENERGY STAR specification for residential light fixtures; or
•	Screw-Based Approach - The number of ENERGY STAR qualified screw-based bulbs
needed to occupy each standard Edison-based socket shall be included within the
residential ceiling fan packaging.
Qualifying residential ceiling fans sold without integral or attachable light kits need not meet any
additional lighting requirements.
Tier II
Qualifying residential ceiling fans sold with integral or attachable light kits must meet the requirements
of the ENERGY STAR specification for residential light fixtures.
Qualifying residential ceiling fans sold without integral or attachable light kits must provide information
on product packaging or with product instructions regarding ENERGY STAR qualifying light kits that
may be used with that particular residential ceiling fan.
EPA recommends that manufacturers pursue the pin-based approach in both Tier I and Tier II,
because it will tend to yield greater energy savings and performance, lower consumer cost,
and fewer complications with retailers than the screw-based approach.
D. Noise
Tier I
None
Tier II
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Table 3 - Tier II Specifications for Operational Noise
Fan Speed
Minimum Sound Pressure Level (SPL)
Low
TBD
Medium
TBD
High
TBD
In addition, qualifying products shall include a standardized label on the product package noting
operational noise in dB at each of three operating speeds, measured by a method agreed to by all
manufacturers that participate in ENERGY STAR for Residential Ceiling Fans. That method shall be
finalized no later than October 1, 2002.
Each fan speed will be associated with a minimum airflow in CFM. The final Tier II specification will
state a test procedure for measuring fan noise. This specification will need to address, among other
things: test chamber size and characteristics, type of measurement equipment, and type of sound
being measured. The specification could either measure total SPL or attempt to specify the particular
harmonics that result from electrical and mechanical fan noise, but are not the product of wind noise
from the blades. Allowable noise levels will be higher for higher fan speeds.
E.	Warranty
Tier I
Qualifying products shall provide a warranty of at least 30 years for the motor and at least one year
for all other components of qualifying residential ceiling fans. Residential ceiling fans sold with
integral light kits shall also meet applicable warranty requirements for ENERGY STAR labeled
residential light fixtures.
Tier II
No additional requirements
F.	Consumer Information
Tier I
In addition to the ENERGY STAR label, packaging of ENERGY STAR qualified residential ceiling
fans shall also state airflow, fan power consumption, and airflow efficiency at each of their three
operating speeds, as determined by the test procedures specified in Section A, Airflow Efficiency.
This information shall appear in the following form on the outside portion of the package:
Fan Speed
Airflow
Fan Power Consumption
(without lights)
Airflow Efficiency
(higher is better)
Low
CFM
watts
CFM/watt
Medium
CFM
watts
CFM/watt
High
CFM
watts
CFM/watt
Product operating and installation instructions shall include a short list of standardized information
regarding how to operate the products efficiently. This list shall include, at a minimum, information
about the following topics:
•	adjusting fan speed and direction for season and room occupancy to maximize energy
savings
•	HVAC thermostat adjustment for energy savings when a ceiling fan is in use
•	proper mounting distance from the ceiling to maximize efficient operation
•	how to find proper replacement lamps for the light kit, if included

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Tier II
No additional requirements
4) Test Criteria: Manufacturers are required to perform tests and self-certify those product models that
meet the ENERGY STAR guidelines. In performing these tests, manufacturers must use Hunter's
Solid State Test Method described below.
Solid State Test Method
The methodology behind the Solid State Test is designed to increase efficiency and improve
accuracy. It provides an accurate representation of the air circulation created by the fan in the room.
The method reduces the testing and validation time to a fraction of the time period required by NEMA
or IEC standards.
The room details and the setup for ceiling fan testing by the Hunter method is explained in the
illustration, below.
A fan is hung above the predefined tunnel or a large diameter tube in a standard temperature and
humidity controlled room. The air delivered by the fan is made to pass through the tunnel. At the end
of the tunnel, a row of velocity sensors is mounted on a rotating arm. The airflow at various points in
the tube is measured simultaneously and instantaneously for several seconds. The average reading
of air velocities is then used to compute the air delivery by calculations similar to IEC and NEMA
suggested methods.
The important characteristic of the Solid State Test Method is the use of the latest method of
measurement of air velocities by multiple probes. Instead of moving a mechanical or an electronic
probe from point to point to measure the airflow (velocity), this method allows you to perform
simultaneous monitoring of air velocity instantly. The information is recorded in real time and can be
analyzed as the measurement is being taken. The probes utilize the time-tested technology of hot
wire thermister anemometry. Each probe has a temperature and cooling rate sensor. The signal
from these sensors is fed into the computer via the control box. Using the appropriate software,
calculations are made to compute the air delivery of the fan. This multi-point measurement of airflow
velocity as well as air surface temperature analysis is a crucial step in the development of this
method. The complete test takes under two minutes, not including the time to hang the fan.

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Hunter Air Delivery Measurement Room Setup
Reporting Requirements
The company whose brand name appears on the product packaging shall, for purposes of this
specification, be considered the manufacturer. Manufacturer must complete a Qualified Product
Information form when submitting qualified products to EPA. This form must be accompanied by
reports from a qualified laboratory containing airflow, power consumption, and airflow efficiency data
for each residential ceiling fan model proposed for labeling. Families of residential ceiling fan models
that are identical in every respect but housing and blade finish may be qualified through submission
of test data for a single representative model. Likewise, models that are unchanged or that differ only
in housing or blade finish from those sold in a previous year may remain qualified without the
submission of new test data. However, separate test data are required for all models that differ in any
of the following characteristics:
•	motor type or size
•	rotational speed
•	control type (if included with fan)
•	blade weight, number, size, or pitch
Any manufacturer or EPA may challenge the test results for a particular product. Under the rules of a
challenge, an independent laboratory recognized by EPA will purchase a sample of the challenged
product from a US retail store and conduct a set of measurements. If the testing of this sample meets
the requirements of the ENERGY STAR specification, the challenger must pay for the cost of the
independent laboratory test.
If the sample fails to meet those requirements, its manufacturer must pay for the cost of the
independent laboratory test. Failure to pass the challenge will result in further investigation by the
EPA. The EPA may request minor modifications or other actions by the manufacturer to meet the
labeling requirements. If the product does not meet the requirements of the EPA investigation, it
may be removed from ENERGY STAR'S qualified product list.
Laboratory Testing
Manufacturers may elect to use a qualifying in-house or independent laboratory to provide these
results. Qualified laboratories will conduct "round-robin" testing at least every six months with

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identical fan samples to verify that they can consistently obtain results for CFM/watt within +/- 3
percent of each other for testing done on the same fan. Qualifying test facilities will be provided on
the ENERGY STAR Web site at www.enerqystar.gov.
Effective Date: The date that manufacturers may begin to qualify products as ENERGY STAR will be
defined as the effective date of the agreement.
Tier I: The first phase, Tier I, shall commence on January 1, 2002 and conclude on September 30,
2003. Partners can qualify ceiling fan models for Tier I starting January 1, 2002. All products shipped
after this date and through September 30, 2003 must meet Tier I requirements in order to bear the
ENERGY STAR label.
Tier II: The second phase, Tier II, shall commence on October 1, 2003. Specifications for Tier II shall
apply to products that are shipped after September 30, 2003. All products, including models originally
qualified under Tier I, shipped after this date must meet Tier II requirements in order to bear the
ENERGY STAR label (including additional shipments of models originally qualified under Tier I). Final
revisions to Tier II specifications will be completed in late 2002, to provide manufacturers sufficient
lead time for making needed product revisions.
Future Specification Revisions: ENERGY STAR reserves the right to change the specification should
technological and/or market changes affect its usefulness to consumers, industry, or the environment.
In keeping with current policy, revisions to the specification are arrived at through industry
discussions.

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APPENDIX B
ENERGY STAR Qualified Product Information Form

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Qualified Product Information Form for
Residential Ceiling Fans
ENERGY STAR® Product Information Form for Use by ENERGY STAR Residential Ceiling Fan Partners
(Companies who have joined ENERGY STAR by signing a Partnership Agreement)
You may use this form to report only those products that are sold under the company's brand name. If your firm sells its
models to another company that uses its own brand name, that company must join ENERGY STAR and report its own
products. Information from this form will be added to the list of ENERGY STAR qualified residential ceiling fan products.
Please copy this form and return one for each qualifying product model to the address provided in Section IX of this form.
Company Name:		Product Contact Information
(As listed in Partnership Agreement)	(verification of product information)
Name:
Tel: _
Fax: _
Email:
I. Product Information - List representative (tested) model first. Models that are identical to the
representative model in every respect but finish may be listed in the table below.
Brand Name
Model Name
Model Number*
Retailer SKU
Number
(if available)
Lamp Shipped
w/ Model?
(Light Kits only)




Y OR N




Y OR N




Y OR N




Y OR N




Y OR N




Y OR N




Y OR N
Fan Size (in.):
Please Attach Fixture Description (Light Kit)1
* Please include available finishes for the representative model; use additional sheets, if necessary, and attach to this QPI form.
1 The fixture description should include brief information about finish, glass types, and any other aesthetics for consumer benefit. Descriptions
may be submitted either electronically or as an attachment to this form.
ENERGY STAR for Residential Ceiling Fans, US EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (6202J), Washington, DC 20460 USA
1-888-STAR-YES (toll-free) or (202) 775-6650; Fax (202) 565-2077
Web site: www.energvstar.gov
Product Type (check one):
~	Ceiling Fan only
~	Ceiling Fan with Light Kit - Pin Based CFLs
~	Ceiling Fan with Light Kit - Screw Based CFLs*
~	Light Kit Only - Pin Based
~	Light Kit Only - Screw Based CFLs*
*Note: Screw Based CFLs will not qualify under Tier II
ENERGY STAR is a US registered mark.

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II. Ceiling Fan Airflow Efficiency
Fan Speed
Airflow (CFM)
Fan Power
Consumption (watts)
Airflow Efficiency
(CFM/watt)












III. Ceiling Fan Controls
Provide type and location of fan controls (wall-mounted switch, pull chain, remote control):
Type of Fan Speed
Control
Location of Fan Speed
Control
Type of Airflow
Direction Control
Location of Airflow
Direction Control












IV. Lighting Requirements (for all ceiling fan light kits: integral, attachable, or sold separately)
~	Pin-Based: Light fixture must be tested and qualify under ENERGY STAR'S Residential Light Fixture
(RLF) Eligibility Criteria. Please provide test results in Section VIII of this form. Testing documentation must
be submitted with this form. Note: If lamp/ballast combination has already been tested by OEM or other
entity, you may submit an ENERGY STAR lamp/ballast qualification letter (provided by the OEM) in lieu of
testing documentation.
~	Screw-Based: ENERGY STAR Qualified Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) must be included in
packaging. Note: Screw Based CFLs will not qualify under Tier II.
Manufacturer	 Model/Product#	
CFL Wattage		Number of CFLs Included in Packaging
V. Warranty Requirements
Note: Ceiling fans and/or light kits must meet the following minimum requirements:
Motor: > 30 years
Fan Components: > 1 year
Light Kits: > 2 years
Motor Warranty:	years
List Fan Components and their Warranties:
Light Kit Warranty:	years
ENERGY STAR for Residential Ceiling Fans, US EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (6202J), Washington, DC 20460 USA
1-888-STAR-YES (toll-free) or (202) 775-6650; Fax (202) 565-2077
Web site: www.energvstar.gov
ENERGY STAR is a US registered mark.

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VI. Labeling Requirements
By checking the boxes below, you are confirming that you have reviewed and will meet the labeling
requirements outlined in the ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Residential Ceiling Fans. These
requirements include:
~ On product packaging/box ~ In product literature ~ On Internet site
Will the Performance and Efficiency Table clearly displayed on the outside of the product packaging (Ceiling
Fans only)? ~ Yes ~ No
VII. Ceiling Fan Testing
All manufacturers are required to perform tests on residential ceiling fan models by using the Solid State Test
Method described in the Testing Facility Guidance Manual: Building a Test Facility and Performing the Solid
State Test Method for ENERGY STAR Qualified Ceiling Fans. Fan models identical in every respect but finish
may be represented by a single representative model for testing purposes. However, separate test data is
required for all models that differ in motor type or size, housing size/shape/design, rotational speed, control
type, or blade weight, number, size, or pitch. Laboratory test results must be attached to this form for a
model to qualify as ENERGY STAR.
Tested By:	 Date Available (on market):
(Name of Qualified Testing Facility)
VIII. Residential Light Fixture Test Results
Note: Data and information needed to complete this section can be provided by an accredited public or private
laboratory, by the OEM, or from an industry association, with the exception of the 2-year warranty and Safety
Documentation, which should be supplied by the ceiling fan manufacturer. For more information, see p.9 of
the ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Residential Light Fixtures. Values provided in the testing
documentation must match those values that are entered in the Test Results table on the next page.
LAMP & BALLAST INFORMATION:
*Number of
Lamps/
Fixture
Number
of
Ballasts/
Fixture
Individual
Listed
Lamp
Wattage
*Lamp
Type1
Lamp
Size2
*Ballast Type
(circle one)
Lamp (e.g., light bulb)
Manufacturer & Model
Number
Ballast
Manufacturer & Model
Number





Electronic
Magnetic


1.	Lamp Type: For example, CFL = Compact Fluorescent, CR = Circline,
2.	Lamp Size: For example, T4, T5, or T8.
L = Linear

(For ENERGY STAR use only) Generic Lamp Code:
ENERGY STAR for Residential Ceiling Fans, US EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (6202J), Washington, DC 20460 USA
1-888-STAR-YES (toll-free) or (202) 775-6650; Fax (202) 565-2077
Web site: www.energvstar.gov
ENERGY STAR is a US registered mark.

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TEST RESULTS: (Complete using average of three or more samples)
Performance Characteristic Test Result Required Documentation (attach to this form)
Efficacy
Total Lumen Output
Test report from a lab accredited by NVLAP or other
EPA approved documentation?
Input Power (watts)
Test report from a lab accredited by NVLAP or other
EPA approved documentation?
Lumens Per Watt
Test report from a lab accredited by NVLAP or other
EPA approved documentation?
Lamp Start Time
Milliseconds
Test report from a lab accredited by NVLAP, one of its
MRA Signatories, or a lab accredited by an OSHA
NRTL or other EPA approved documentation?
"Lamp Color Rendering
CRI
Test report from a lab accredited by NVLAP or other
EPA approved documentation?
"Lamp Correlated Color Temp.
Kelvin
Test report from a lab accredited by NVLAP or other
EPA approved documentation?
Noise
dBA
Manufacturer or laboratory data?
Fixture Warranty
Yes No
Proof of 2-Year Written Fixture Warranty?
Safety - Hardwired Fixtures
Listed for Safety? Yes No
Cover page of a safety test report or a general coverage
statement included?
Power Factor

Manufacturer or laboratory data?
Lamp Current Crest Factor

Test report from a lab accredited by NVLAP, one of its
MRA Signatories, or a lab accredited by an OSHA
NRTL or other EPA approved documentation?
Maximum Case Temp.
deqrees Celsius
Manufacturer or laboratory data?
Ballast Frequency
(Required for all electronic
ballasts)
kHz OR N/A
Manufacturer or laboratory data?
Transient Protection
(Required for all electronic
ballasts)
Pass Fail N/A
Manufacturer or laboratory data?
End of Life Protection
(Required for electronic ballasts
with lamps sized T5 & smaller)
Yes No N/A
Manufacturer data or laboratory engineering description
outlining the scheme that is used to achieve end of life
function within the ballast?
Dimming
Yes No N/A

* Items with an asterisk will appear on the ENERGY STAR Web site.
IX. Additional Information
Please list all major retailers that carry the product (attach a list if necessary):
Please check one or more of the following international markets where these products are sold (if applicable)?
~ Australia/New Zealand ~ Canada ~ EU	~ Japan ~ Mexico ~ Taiwan
This Qualified Product Information Form and the Program Requirements for both Residential Ceiling Fans and
Residential Light Fixtures can be found in the Partner Resources section of the ENERGY STAR Web site at
www.enerqystar.gov.
ENERGY STAR for Residential Ceiling Fans, US EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (6202J), Washington, DC 20460 USA
1-888-STAR-YES (toll-free) or (202) 775-6650; Fax (202) 565-2077
Web site: www.energvstar.gov
ENERGY STAR is a US registered mark.

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For a list of qualifying CFLs, visit the Products section of the ENERGY STAR Web site at www.enerqystar.gov.
Please submit your completed Qualified Product Information Forms and testing documentation one of the
following ways:
E-mail testing results/QPI forms to Rebecca Miller at rmiller@icfconsultinq.com
Fax results/QPI forms to Rebecca Miller at (202) 862-1144
US Mail/Overnight/Express results/QPI forms to: Rebecca Miller, ICF Consulting, 1725 Eye Street NW, Suite
1000, Washington, DC 20006
ENERGY STAR for Residential Ceiling Fans, US EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (6202J), Washington, DC 20460 USA
1-888-STAR-YES (toll-free) or (202) 775-6650; Fax (202) 565-2077
Web site: www.energvstar.gov
ENERGY STAR is a US registered mark.

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APPENDIX C
Laboratory Reporting Form(s)

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Air Delivery Test
36" Fan
Model #
Name
Size
Blade Description
Light Kit (yes/no)
Model #
Test#
Date of Test
Test Conducted By:
Relative Humidity (%)
Room Temp (F)
Barometric Pres.
(PSI)
Volts /
Hz
Watt
Amp
RPM @start
Speed
Sensor
#
Sensor
Dist.
From
Center
(inch)
Velocity in FPM - Axis #
Average
Vel.
(FPM)=A
Circle
area (sq.
Ft.) = B
Air
Delivery
(CFM)=A*B
A
B
C
D
1
0





0.0873

2
4





0.6981

3
8





1.3963

4
12





2.0944

5
16





2.7925

6
20





3.4907




























Total Air Delivery (CFM)
CFM/W

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Air Delivery Test
42" Fan
Model #
Name
Size
Blade Description
Light Kit (yes/no)
Model #
Test#
Date of Test
Test Conducted By:
Relative Humidity (%)
Room Temp (F)
Barometric Pres.
(PSI)
Volts /
Hz
Watt
Amp
RPM @start
Speed
Sensor
#
Sensor
Dist.
From
Center
(inch)
Velocity in FPM - Axis #
Average
Vel.
(FPM)=A
Circle
area (sq.
Ft.) = B
Air
Delivery
(CFM)=A*B
A
B
C
D
1
0





0.0873

2
4





0.6981

3
8





1.3963

4
12





2.0944

5
16





2.7925

6
20





3.4907

7
24





3.0761



















Total Air Delivery (CFM)
CFM/W

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Air Delivery Test
44" Fan
Model #
Name
Size
Blade Description
Light Kit (yes/no)
Model #
Test#
Date of Test
Test Conducted By:
Relative Humidity (%)
Room Temp (F)
Barometric Pres.
(PSI)
Volts /
Hz
Watt
Amp
RPM @start
Speed
Sensor
#
Sensor
Dist.
From
Center
(inch)
Velocity in FPM - Axis #
Average
Vel.
(FPM)=A
Circle
area (sq.
Ft.) = B
Air
Delivery
(CFM)=A*B
A
B
C
D
1
0





0.0873

2
4





0.6981

3
8





1.3963

4
12





2.0944

5
16





2.7925

6
20





3.4907

7
24





4.1888



















Total Air Delivery (CFM)
CFM/W

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Air Delivery Test
48" Fan
Model #
Name
Size
Blade Description
Light Kit (yes/no)
Model #
Test#
Date of Test
Test Conducted By:
Relative Humidity (%)
Room Temp (F)
Barometric Pres.
(PSI)
Volts /
Hz
Watt
Amp
RPM @start
Speed
Sensor
#
Sensor
Dist.
From
Center
(inch)
Velocity in FPM - Axis #
Average
Vel.
(FPM)=A
Circle
area (sq.
Ft.) = B
Air
Delivery
(CFM)=A*B
A
B
C
D
1
0





0.0873

2
4





0.6981

3
8





1.3963

4
12





2.0944

5
16





2.7925

6
20





3.4907

7
24





6.5449



















Total Air Delivery (CFM)
CFM/W

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Air Delivery Test
52" Fan
Model #
Name
Size
Blade Description
Light Kit (yes/no)
Model #
Test#
Date of Test
Test Conducted By:
Relative Humidity (%)
Room Temp (F)
Barometric Pres.
(PSI)
Volts /
Hz
Watt
Amp
RPM @start
Speed
Sensor
#
Sensor
Dist.
From
Center
(inch)
Velocity in FPM - Axis #
Average
Vel.
(FPM)=A
Circle
area (sq.
Ft.) = B
Air
Delivery
(CFM)=A*B
A
B
C
D
1
0





0.0873

2
4





0.6981

3
8





1.3963

4
12





2.0944

5
16





2.7925

6
20





3.4907

7
24





4.1888

8
28





4.8869










Total Air Delivery (CFM)
CFM/W

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Air Delivery Test
56" Fan
Model #
Name
Size
Blade Description
Light Kit (yes/no)
Model #
Test#
Date of Test
Test Conducted By:
Relative Humidity (%)
Room Temp (F)
Barometric Pres.
(PSI)
Volts /
Hz
Watt
Amp
RPM @start
Speed
Sensor
#
Sensor
Dist.
From
Center
(inch)
Velocity in FPM - Axis #
Average
Vel.
(FPM)=A
Circle
area (sq.
Ft.) = B
Air
Delivery
(CFM)=A*B
A
B
C
D
1
0





0.0873

2
4





0.6981

3
8





1.3963

4
12





2.0944

5
16





2.7925

6
20





3.4907

7
24





4.1888

8
28





7.5922










Total Air Delivery (CFM)
CFM/W

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Air Delivery Test
60" Fan
Model #
Name
Size
Blade Description
Light Kit (yes/no)
Model #
Volts /
Hz
Watt
Amp
RPM @start
Speed
Test#
Date of Test
Test Conducted By:
Relative Humidity (%)
Room Temp (F)
Barometric Pres.
(PSI)

Sensor





Dist.





From

Average
Circle
Air
Sensor
Center

Vel.
area (sq.
Delivery
#
(inch)
Velocity in FPM - Axis #
(FPM)=A
Ft.) = B
(CFM)=A*B


A
B
C
D



1
0





0.0873

2
4





0.6981

3
8





1.3963

4
12





2.0944

5
16





2.7925

6
20





3.4907

7
24





4.1888

8
28





4.8869

9
32





5.5851




Total Air Delivery (CFM)





CFM/W


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APPENDIX D
Engineering Blueprints for Air Delivery Room

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