If a laboratory is not able to carry out all the test procedures listed in the ENERGY STAR Guide to EPA Laboratory Recognition by Lighting Category, a certification body may accept a subset of test data from one of their SMTL/WMTL partners for the tests the laboratory is not able to carry out. However, the test reports that the laboratory is not able to provide must also come from an EPA-recognized laboratory. Certification bodies may review the data from the SMTL/WMTL and tests results from another EPA-recognized laboratory to determine whether a product may be certified.
energy efficient products
ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
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energy savings at home
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
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energy efficient new homes
A new home that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes use 15-30% less energy than typical new homes while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
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