3. R. ROOM AIR CLEANERS

  • Room air cleaners that have earned the ENERGY STAR are 40 percent more energy-efficient than standard models, saving consumers about 225 kWh/year and $25 annually on utility bills.
    Source: U.S. EPA
  • An ENERGY STAR qualified room air cleaner will save on average $200 over its lifetime
    Source: U.S. EPA
  • Did you know a standard room air cleaner, operating continuously, uses approximately 550 kWh/year in electricity? This is more than the energy used by some new refrigerators. Be sure to look for the ENERGY STAR. Over the product's lifetime, you'll save $200.
    Source: U.S. EPA
  • A standard room air cleaner uses approximately 550 kWh per year in electricity—this is more energy than a new ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washer and dishwasher combined!
    Source: U.S. EPA

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Updated: June 2013