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.
(LIPA) is a nonprofit municipal electricity provider delivering electricity to more than 1 million customers in Nassau and Suffolk counties and the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, NY. LIPA is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for outstanding sponsorship and promotion of Home Performance with ENERGY STAR. Key accomplishments include:
· Completing more than 1,500 home retrofits in 2010--a 125 percent increase over 2009--for a total of more than 2,600 retrofits since the program was launched in 2006.
· Reducing electricity demand by 253 kW and electricity use by 2 million kWh in 2010.
· Continuing the Home Performance Direct (HPD) program enhancement that combines direct installation and energy audit services; in 2010, 50 percent of HPD participants elected to have additional efficiency measures installed, a 10 percent increase over the previous year.