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Maintaining the Integrity of ENERGY STAR

The ENERGY STAR mark is a valuable asset, and like any asset with appreciable value, it must be properly used and protected. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) undertake a broad range of efforts to ensure that:

  • the ENERGY STAR name and trademarks are applied properly and consistently in the marketplace
  • ENERGY STAR delivers on its promise to designate products and services that protect the environment through superior energy efficiency without trade-offs in performance or functionality
  • the program is positioned to enjoy broad consumer confidence and deliver growing energy savings and related environmental benefits for years to come.

These efforts include: