Objective, 3rd Party Testing
Independently confirm your product’s performance characteristics and ratings. Verify your products performance data for voluntary submission to energy-efficient programs.
Our experienced staff can test your product according to a variety of standards in order obtain ratings like as EER, SEER, COP. ARL certified ratings can then be submitted to agencies such as the Department of Energy. The highly trained engineers in our Laboratory, located in the U.S., will use great care and detail in handling and testing your product.
We provide first-class service, flexible scheduling, and a quick turnaround time– without the hidden costs you will find working with many of our competitors. Give us a call today or request a quote online.
The ARL Energy Efficient Mark
After a manufacturer’s product has been successfully tested and evaluated to a specific North American energy program, ARL will issue them a following mark to be applied to exact replicas of the product tested and approved by ARL.
Energy Efficiency Programs
ARL is proud to offer testing services for the following programs in North America:
- ENERGY STAR® View ENERGY STAR Certification Body and Testing Laboratory Listings
- United States Department of Energy (DOE)
- California Energy Commission (CEC) View CEC Approvals
Types of Products We Can Test
ARL offers a wide variety of energy efficiency testing on various consumer products, including, but not limited to, the following:
- Central A/C’s (CAC’s) and Air-Source Heat Pumps (ASHP’s)(packaged units and split-systems)
- Geothermal Heat Pumps including: Closed loop, open loop, and DGX
- Lighting Fixtures
- Air-source central air conditioners
- Room air conditioners
- Heat Pump Water Heaters
- Water Coolers
- Heat Pump Pool Heaters
- Psychrometric Room Testing
Scope of Accreditation
ARL can certify consumer products to a variety of national standards, including the following:
- ANSI/AHRI 210/240-2008
- ANSI/AHRI 210/240-1994
- ISO 13256-1/2
- ANSI/AHRI 870-2005
- ASHRAE standards
For new or unique products, ARL can work with you to devise a custom protocol where a national standard does not yet exist.