Energy Efficient Battery Chargers can now earn the ENERGY STAR

Friday, January 13, 2006

The ENERGY STAR label is now available for cordless power tool and appliance battery chargers that meet newly established energy efficiency guidelines. Battery charging systems recharge a wide variety of cordless products, including power tools, electric toothbrushes and portable floor vacuums. Approximately 230 million products with battery charging systems are currently in use in the United States. On average, ENERGY STAR qualified battery chargers will use 35 percent less energy than conventional models.