El Segundo, California
ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence
DIRECTV, Inc. is the nation's number one satellite television service provider, serving more than 18.6 million Americans. DIRECTV is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for energy efficient product design. Key accomplishments include:
Designing and manufacturing all of its set-top boxes to qualify for the ENERGY STAR in 2009, including six standard receiver and six digital video recorder (DVR) models.
Deploying more than 10 million ENERGY STAR qualified set-top boxes in consumer homes in 2009 and working to exceed 20 million by the end of 2010.
Training Customer Service and Home Services workforce about the benefits of all current DIRECTV receivers being ENERGY STAR qualified.
Educating consumers and end-users about the benefits of ENERGY STAR qualified DIRECTV receivers and highlighting the company's partnership with EPA through its Web site and printed programming guide.