The EPA ENERGY STAR® Residential Water Heater Program took effect in 2009 for a range of water heater types – including solar water heaters. SRCC became an EPA-Recognized Certification Body for Solar Water Heaters in 2013.
The program determines eligibility for certification based on:
ENERGY STAR ® certified products are listed on the Certified Products List providing recognition and proof of certification. Manufacturers must become a partner organization and are also subject to annual reporting requirements under the program.
*See the Water Heater Key Product Criteria page for details.