Eighty-one percent of those surveyed would like to see manufacturers and/or retailers display a "Recycling Guide" label on products (similar to the Energy Guide label
on appliances) that would detail the parts and percentage of the product that could be recycled and how.
Eco-Labels, specifically the Energy Guide label
, provides information on
The SEER/EER rating is listed on the Energy Guide label
Every unit is given an efficiency rating, called a SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating), which is listed on the yellow Energy Guide label
posted on each unit.
The Energy Guide label
on a refrigerator will tell you where it fails on a scale of efficiency compared with similar models, but it won't tell you whether it's the most efficient mode[ available.
Also look for the Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) on the yellow Energy Guide label
. The EER ranges from eight to 12, with the higher numbers indicating higher efficiency.
The prominent yellow energy guide label
on each water heater gives you some idea of its efficiency and average annual cost to operate.
Energy-efficient appliances have Energy Guide labels
. The labels help to compare the efficiency or annual energy use of competing brands and similar models.
Ellmers (R-NC) and McNerney (D-CA), this section directs the Federal Trade Commission to initiate a rulemaking to develop Energy Guide labels
that promote the smart grid capabilities of certain products.
Therefore, companies are manufacturing HVAC systems that meet and exceed guidelines for ENERGY STAR ratings and Energy Guide labels
to align themselves with green technology.
Alas, there are no Energy Star or Energy Guide labels
for stove ranges and ovens.
"Any homebuyer can look at the energy guide labels
[on each appliance] and see how much more it costs to use electricity.