The ENERGY STAR® program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides a majority of the standards that are used for Florida Water Star. ENERGY STAR® is a joint program of EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy to protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices.
Program certification only applies to appliances that are installed at the time of inspection. To receive credit for any appliance, it must be installed by the time of inspection.
Appliances are divided into the following areas: