18 Jul '11, 6pm

'Most Efficient' Label Sets High Bar For Energy Star Products

'Most Efficient' Label Sets High Bar For Energy Star Products

The Energy Star program is in some ways a victim of its own success: As one of the most widely recognized certifications in the market , it has had success that most eco-labels can only dream of; but as a one-size-fits-all standard, there's little incentive for manufacturers to push beyond the minimum required for certification. The U.S. EPA and Department of Energy are working to change that situation with the launch of the "Energy Star Most Efficient" title, highlighting the highest-performing of the 40,000-plus product models that carry the Energy Star logo. The designation is initially only being given to the top washing machines, heating and cooling equipment, televisions and refrigerator/freezers ; only 5 percent of Energy Star-labeled products in those categories meet the Most Efficient standards. Companies earning the label include Electrolux, Kenmore, LG, Samsung,...

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