ns. Advances promising technologies that may not yet meet key principles associated with categories eligible for the ENERGY STAR label (e.g. broadly available, proven and cost-effective to the consumer) or may be relatively more complex to properly install and operate. Raises the profile of products, helping to build demand so cost may ultimately be reduced and availability broadened. Is an annual award given to products that meet rigorous performance criteria in select categories per year. The category selected for 2011 is Micro CHP. For more information, go to www.energystar.gov/emergingtech.
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