If an ENERGY STAR product is disqualified for failure to meet ENERGY STAR performance standards, EPA encourages energy efficiency program sponsors and retailers to discontinue promoting those products in energy efficiency programs and promotions. Energy efficiency program sponsors and retailers serve as the primary interface between manufactured products and consumers seeking energy-efficient products. Efficiency-based rebates and promotions are an effective way of promoting energy conservation and providing additional opportunities for consumers to make an affordable investment in protecting the environment and minimizing energy-related costs in their lives. The success of those programs, however, relates directly to consumer confidence that representations are reliable. Continuing to promote products that have been disqualified not only undermines the spirit of those programs, but may also alienate consumers who discover those products are no longer deemed as performing.
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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