The Value Of the New Energy Star Label: Most Efficient
The Energy Star label has long been a reliable source of information for homeowners shopping for new appliances, electronics, HVAC equipment and other products that consume energy. Items that carry the Energy Star label are highly energy efficient. Products earn the label only after they’ve been tested in government laboratories and certified to meet established energy-efficiency standards. In 2011, the Energy Star label became even more valuable to consumers with the introduction of the Energy Star Most Efficient label.
An energy-consuming product that has earned Energy Star certification can be expected to use significantly less energy than a non-certified model. The Energy Star Most Efficient label creates an even more exclusive pool of energy-using devices. It identifies the most efficient out of a range of products that have already been proven to be energy efficient. The Energy Star Most Efficient label is awarded only to the top five percent of products that have already earned Energy Star certification.
The Energy Star Most Efficient label is found on:
- Heating and cooling equipment, such as furnaces, central air conditioners and boilers
- Geothermal heat pumps
- Refrigerator-freezer combinations
The Energy Star Most Efficient label helps customers choose appliances and HVAC equipment that use the least amount of energy to achieve the highest level of performance possible. Homeowners concerned with the environmental impact of energy consumption can be assured that these products will produce the best performance with the least effect on the environment. In addition to saving energy, these models will also result in significant savings on energy bills.
Look for the Energy Star Most Efficient label on product literature, point-of-sale material such as brochures, on product websites, on the product’s EnergyGuide label and on the products themselves. This designation identifies the best of the best among energy-efficient devices and equipment.
Contact us today for more information on the Energy Star label and the new Most Efficient standards.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC & plumbing systems).
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