Your home’s air-conditioning system may account for close to 20% of your summer electricity bill. ENERGY STAR certified central air conditioners are 15% more efficient than conventional models.
Windows and patio doors
ENERGY STAR certified windows and patio doors are in the top of their class for energy performance. They’re up to 40% more efficient than standard double-pane windows.
You can save up to 10% on heating by replacing all your windows and patio doors with ENERGY STAR certified models.
ENERGY STAR certified ventilating fans or exhaust fans, such as a bathroom fan or range hood, use 50% less energy, on average, than conventional models.
There are no ENERGY STAR® ratings for electric tank-type heaters. However, WaterSense® labeling identifies the most energy-efficient products used with hot water (taps, showerheads, etc.) in their category..
ENERGY STAR certified refrigerators use 10% less energy, on average, than standard models.
There are no ENERGY STAR certified wine cellars.
ENERGY STAR certified freezers use 10% less energy, on average, than conventional models.
An ENERGY STAR®-certified washer uses 25% less energy on average than a classic model and 45% less water.
ENERGY STAR certified dryers use 20% less energy, on average, than standard models, while delivering the same performance or offering the same features.
ENERGY STAR certified dishwashers use 12% less energy, on average, than standard models.
Since the range of energy consumption between different models is small, there is no ENERGY STAR specification for cooking appliances.
An ENERGY STAR®-certified dehumidifier uses 30% less energy on average than a classic model.
ENERGY STAR certified air purifiers use 40% less energy than standard models. Air purifiers with a clock or remote control must consume fewer than 2 W in standby mode.
ENERGY STAR certified televisions (LCD, LED or OLED) use 27% less energy, on average, than standard models and draw only 1 W in sleep mode.
- ENERGY STAR certified audio/video products can use up to nearly 70% less energy, on average, than standard models. And ENERGY STAR certified Blu-Ray players are, on average, 45% more efficient than standard models.
- They save energy in all modes, including sleep, idle and on.
- The default auto power down setting is two hours or less.
Thanks to their power management features, ENERGY STAR®-certified computers use 30% to 65% less energy on average than standard models.
ENERGY STAR certified computer monitors use 25% less energy, on average, than standard models.
Automatic brightness control features are set to a power-saving mode for shipment, which allows monitors to conserve power automatically when they are turned on.
ENERGY STAR certified imaging equipment uses 30% less energy, on average, than standard models.
- LED bulbs use 90% less energy, on average, than regular incandescent bulbs.
- They come with a minimum three-year warranty.
- ENERGY STAR certified LED bulbs last 15 times longer than standard incandescent bulbs.