14 Oct '11, 12pm

Have you ever wondered how #energy #efficient products earn the #ENERGYSTAR label? Your questions answered:

ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. The ENERGY STAR label was established to: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants caused by the inefficient use of energy; and Make it easy for consumers to identify and purchase energy-efficient products that offer savings on energy bills without sacrificing performance, features, and comfort. How Does EPA Choose which Products Earn the Label? Products can earn the ENERGY STAR label by meeting the energy efficiency requirements set forth in ENERGY STAR product specifications. EPA establishes these specifications based on the following set of key guiding principles: Product categories must contribute significant energy savings nationwide. Qualified products must deliver the features an...

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