ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
A new home that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes use 15-30% less energy than typical new homes while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
Improve financial performance and reduce carbon emissions with EPA's strategic energy management approach.
The following paper provides more information about EPA’s process to develop new and revised specifications. It was written for the 2000 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.
2002 marks a major milestone for ENERGY STAR labeled products, as it is a decade since the introduction of the label and the first energy-efficiency criteria for computers in 1992. To learn more about the challenges and opportunities ENERGY STAR now faces as it continues to transform markets, you may review the following paper. It was written for the 2002 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.