HAYWARD® HOLDINGS RECEIVES 2021 ENERGY STAR® AWARD FOR
EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCT DESIGN
Winning the coveted award comes on the heels of the Hayward flagship line of
Efficiency pumps capturing the #1 rating in energy efficiency within the industry per new Department of
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – April 13, 2021 – Hayward Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HAYW), a global
manufacturer and marketer of a broad portfolio of pool equipment and associated automation systems, was
ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Product Design for 2021 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Product Design recognizes superior leadership in product
commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR initiatives.
“We’re thrilled to have been recognized for our advanced product development in energy efficient
Scott Petty, Senior Global Product Manager for Pumps at Hayward. “With the July DOE regulations right
corner, Hayward’s leading position in energy effectiveness is more significant than ever.”
The new efficiency regulations, set to take effect in July of this year, include minimum performance
pool pumps - now measured as their Weighted Energy Factor, or simply WEF, set forth by the U.S.
Energy. Like miles per gallon for a car, the higher the WEF rating, the more efficient the pump.
Hayward has placed substantial investments in its variable-speed pumps with advanced wet-end technology
significant gains in hydraulic performance. Enhanced with new high-efficiency motors, this has led to
a new class of “Ultra-high Efficiency” Hayward pumps, including the latest XE Series models expected to
later this year, offering similar energy-saving performance with lower purchase prices.
Hayward Ultra-high Efficiency pumps are rated by the DOE as the most energy-efficient in the pool
TriStar VS 900 achieving the highest WEF score of any pump.
“I salute the ENERGY STAR award winners,” said Anne Idsal, EPA Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator
Radiation. “These leaders demonstrate how energy efficiency drives economic competitiveness in tandem
For a complete list of 2021 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.
And for more information on Hayward’s new ultra-high efficiency pumps, please visit hayward.com/vs.
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About Hayward Holdings, Inc.
Hayward Holdings, Inc. is a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad portfolio of pool
associated automation systems. Headquartered in Berkeley Heights, NJ, Hayward designs, manufactures, and
full line of innovative, energy-efficient pool and spa equipment, with brands including AquaVac®, AquaRite®
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR is a joint program between the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy
of helping consumers and businesses save money through the adoption of energy-efficient products. Their
ENERGY STAR label identifies top- performing products and services in efficiency metrics across a wide
industries. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its thousands of partners have helped American families and
more than 4 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and achieve over 3.5 billion metric tons of
reductions. For more information, visit energystar.gov/about.