Product Quality Assurance Checklists
These Quality Assurance Checklists list the requirements for EERE publication and exhibit communication products.
The EERE Office Requestor, Subject Matter Expert, and/or the EERE Office Communications Lead should ensure the product meets the following requirements.
|Content is written for its intended audience(s).|
|Content is free from grammatical errors and typos.|
|Content aligns with current EERE messaging.|
|Content follows the EERE style guide.|
|Content has been reviewed by EERE Office Requestor and/or laboratory point of contact.|
|Product has undergone final edit and design review.|
|Product follows EERE identity requirements.|
|Product meets the items listed in the Product Governance Team Checklist, below|
Product Governance Team Checklist
The PGT will review products based on the following requirements.
|Correctly uses the EERE or DOE identifier or other approved logo.|
|Correctly uses the EERE color palette.|
|Correctly uses EERE fonts.|
|Includes the proper placement of EERE identifier on the front of all EERE communication products and, for products with two or more pages, on the back cover.|
|Photo credits are included.|
|Photos, figures, and tables are of high quality and resolution, are clear and appropriately sized, and are accurately labeled.|
|Square corners are used on layout elements such as photos and sidebars. In some cases, outlined photos may be approved.|
|Includes correct formatting and spacing throughout document.|
|Uses proper URL formats (no www) and short URLs wherever possible.|
|Includes page numbers for documents with more than two pages.|
|Includes a DOE publication number.|
|Includes the publication date.|
|Includes a correct printing statement.|
|Has no grammatical errors.*|
|Has no misspellings.*|
|Includes factually accurate and best source information.*|
|Is consistent with EERE front-office messaging.*|
|Any areas of concern or risk are understood and have been cleared by the appropriate parties (Office Director, EERE Front Office, Public Affairs, and others).|
*The PGT will review selected content on long documents.