3. T. TELEVISIONS

  • Televisions that meet the ENERGY STAR requirements are on average more than 25 percent more energy efficient than conventional models.
    Source: U.S. EPA.
  • If all televisions sold in the United States were ENERGY STAR certified, the energy cost savings would grow to nearly $620 million each year and 9.5 billion pounds of annual greenhouse gas emissions would be prevented, equivalent to the emissions from more than 910,000 vehicles.
    Source: U.S. EPA.
General Facts:
  • More than 33 million televisions are expected to be shipped to the United States in 2014.
    Source: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
  • According to the CEA, the ideal [video] device would provide a satisfactory sensory experience for the whole family/group, save energy, and offer access to all the desired content; the device could also be plugged into other gadgets like a laptop or game console.
    Source: CEA.

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Updated: September 2014