Energy Star


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Energy Star

Power conservation requirements set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency of the U.S. government. In order to display the Energy Star logo, devices such as PCs, monitors and printers must use less than 30 watts of power when inactive.

Energy Star

A U.S. government program to promote energy-efficient consumer products. It began as a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, and computer products were the first to be labeled. It has since expanded to major appliances, office equipment, lighting, home electronics, new homes, and commercial/ industrial buildings.
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) marks Energy Star Day 2016 by calling on Americans to change out their inefficient light bulbs with Energy Star certified LED bulbs.
Environmental Protection Agency as a 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year--New Home Builder.
For the second year in a row the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Department of Energy (DOE) have awarded their highest honor, the ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award to Energy Education, Inc.
American consumers, businesses, and federal agencies rely on the Energy Star program to identify products that decrease greenhouse emissions and lower energy costs.
The Energy Star program got a wake-up call in March after certifying a gas-powered alarm clock with its energy efficient seal.
Summary: Fujitsu today announced that it is the first vendor to comply with the stringent ENERGY STAR 1.
The recent Energy Star controversy must inevitably be discussed in a broader context.
And by helping to pilot the NC HealthyBuilt Homes Program, these homes go a step further than Energy Star Certification (focused on energy consumption) by increasing the use of sustainable materials and focusing on indoor air quality.
Until this happens, the industry is working to promote the best available technologies through such initiatives as the Energy Star program, a partnership between the Environmental Protection Agency and U.
In a September 14 letter to Fannie Mae, the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star New Homes program asked Fannie Mae to add the line item for "energy efficient items" back into Test Form 1004.
EPA's Energy Star program is encouraging every household and business to change out the five light fixtures they use most at home (or the light bulbs in them) to Energy Star qualified lighting.