13.0 I December 2014
The Best Gifts Do Great Things – A Consumer Electronics Podcast for the Holidays
ENERGY STAR Consumer Electronics Program Manager Una Song discusses the merits of shopping for energy-efficient electronics with Shawn DuBravac from Consumer Electronics Association and Verena Radulovic from ENERGY STAR. Listen to this podcast to hear expert advice when shopping for the latest electronics and what features have the greatest impact on user experience and the environment. Anyone interested in the latest visual and audio quality, Internet streaming, and top-of-the-line TVs won’t want to miss this!
Launch Podcast (5.98MB)
12.0 I November 2013
Plugged-In with ENERGY STAR - EPA's Consumer Electronics Podcast
Join the experts at ENERGY STAR as we discuss the latest trends in consumer electronics with some of the leaders in the field. This podcast will help consumers stay on the edge of innovation, while still making the most energy efficient purchase.
Launch Podcast (42MB)
Can't keep track of all the new energy-efficient lighting options out there? Check out ENERGY STAR's Illuminated podcast – we've got experts and opinions on what's new, what's cool, and how YOU can make sense of it all. Join host Brittney Gordon-Williams of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and her panel of lighting experts – they'll discuss the latest lighting options, new attitudes about lighting and give tips on buying bulbs.
Part 1: Suffering from shopper's block? Listen up! You'll learn what you need to know when facing down the lighting aisle – what bulb goes in what fixture and which bulb is best. We'll tell you all that and more.
Launch Podcast Part I (22MB)
Part 2: Our experts get trendy and look at how attitudes about lighting are changing in the market, give more tips on buying bulbs, explore different standards, and look ahead to the future of lighting.
Launch Podcast Part 2 (35MB)
Join green guru Danny Seo as he takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of an ENERGY STAR building. Learn what makes a building energy efficient and what you can do to help.
Learn how ENERGY STAR qualified computers and monitors and other office equipment can save you energy, money, and help protect the environment. Also learn how to get the most energy and money savings from your computer by enabling the power management features on your models. Use this video to help educate your employees and customers!
Launch Video Podcast 9.0 (46MB)
Learn how to properly use your programmable thermostat to save energy, money, and help fight climate change. In the latest ENERGY STAR video podcast, EPA shows homeowners how to select the best thermostat and program it correctly. Save up to $180 per year on your utility bill and still maintain your family's comfort by following these simple guidelines to regulate your home's temperature.
Join Kathleen Hogan, Director of EPA's Climate Protection Partnerships Division, and two ENERGY STAR award winners for a discussion on the benefits energy efficiency can provide businesses and homeowners. Mark Breuker, Director of Energy Consulting at Advantage IQ, and Michael Winka, Director of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities' Office of Clean Energy, share their insights on how, through ENERGY STAR, they help businesses and homeowners reduce energy use, save money, and fight climate change.
Launch Podcast 7.0 (52.1MB)
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The At Home with ENERGY STAR video podcast shows homeowners first-hand how they can make simple energy-efficient improvements around the house. Hosted by home improvement expert and radio host Tom Kraeutler and filmed at a home in Seattle, the video podcast gives real life examples of easy things that homeowners can do to help save energy.
Denise Durrett, US EPA, talks with three guests about a variety of ways to save energy in your home. The group tackles consumer trends around energy-efficient products and services, a variety of market barriers, impacts of the media, and real solutions that are helping Americans save money and protect the environment.
Launch Podcast 5.0 (18.6 MB)
Learn how to sell ENERGY STAR qualified imaging equipment like printers, scanners, fax machines, and copiers! This short podcast explains what the ENERGY STAR label means, what qualifies imaging equipment for the ENERGY STAR, and how to share the benefits of ENERGY STAR with your customers. Also learn how to respond to customer questions about ENERGY STAR qualified imaging equipment.
Launch Podcast 4.1 (3.32MB)
Learn how to sell ENERGY STAR qualified computers! This short podcast explains what the ENERGY STAR label means, what qualifies a computer for the ENERGY STAR, and how to share the benefits of ENERGY STAR with your customers. Also learn how to respond to customer questions about ENERGY STAR qualified computers.
Launch Podcast 4.0 (3.35MB)
2.0 | AUGUST 27, 2007
Energy-efficient servers and datacenters
Whether you're running an application at work, completing a bank transaction, or surfing the web, your computing life is powered by servers and datacenters. These machines, which are often racked together by the hundreds and thousands, are truly the back office of the world. And as you can imagine, they use a lot of energy. But the IT industry is waking up to the opportunities in energy-efficient design. In this podcast, EPA host Andrew Fanara is joined by four datacenter experts to discuss ways that manufacturers and users can save energy with better products.
Launch Podcast 2.0 (27.1MB)
1.1 | SEPTEMBER 10, 2006 (11MB)
Home Energy Use and the Proliferation of Consumer Electronics Products
1.2 | SEPTEMBER 30, 2006 (13MB)
Environmental Impact of Consumer Electronics Products
1.3 | OCTOBER 16, 2006 (12MB)
Solutions to Reduce the Impact of Consumer Electronics Products