The ENERGY STAR program got its start in 1992, but energy efficiency has been around for a lot longer than that. One famous moment in the history of energy conservation was the 1973 oil crisis. With global events triggering an oil shortage in the U.S., Americans found themselves pulling up to gas stations with no fuel, and businesses with no electricity. Faced with these circumstances, they had no choice but to conserve energy.
The Energy Source: Climate Change
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Saving energy isn’t just about reducing the numbers on your utility bills—it also helps reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, an important part of mitigating the impacts of climate change. Climate change refers to a rise in average global temperature, and this rise in temperature doesn’t just give us hotter days, it also causes a whole range of other weather and climate events.
Samsung recently put up a digital billboard in New York City’s Times Square highlighting their newest ENERGY STAR certified electronics and appliances. We reached out to Samsung to ask about their inspiration behind the video and to learn what their organization is doing to save energy and protect the environment. Check out Samsung’s responses below.
No matter what business you’re in, there’s always one essential customer question that needs an answer: “What’s in it for me?” In the following post, Andersen Corporation, an ENERGY STAR partner since 1998, offers their perspective on that classic question.