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3. M. HOME ELECTRONICS—GENERAL
- A home equipped with TVs, set-top boxes, a Blu Ray player and a home theatre in a box that have earned the ENERGY STAR, can save more than $330 over the life of the products.
Note: Dollar savings are based on lifetime electricity savings generated from 3 TVs, 2 set-top boxes, a Blu Ray player, and a home theatre in a box.
Source: U.S. EPA
- If every TV, DVD, and home theatre system purchased in the U.S. this year were ENERGY STAR certified, we would save more than $160 million and prevent more than 2.2 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions per year, equivalent to the annual emissions of more than 209,000 cars.
Source: U.S. EPA
- Consumer electronic products are responsible for 15 percent of household electricity use.
Note: Consumer electronic products in this calculation consist of DVD/VCR players, home audio equipment, computers, power supply units, and TVs.
- Consumer electronic products and small appliances are responsible for 30 percent of household electricity use.
Note: Consumer electronic products in this calculation consist of DVD/VCR players, home audio equipment, computers, power supply units, and TVs. Small appliances consist of cooking appliances, coffee makers, microwaves, spa units, and other small electronics.
- A typical home has 40 products continuously drawing power.
Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Analysis
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Updated: June 2013