Did you know that some home electronic products use energy even when they’re switched off? Lower your household’s utility bills by making sure your electronic equipment is energy efficient. These smart ENERGY STAR tips and tricks will help you make a difference every day.
In the market for a DVD player or stereo? The ones that use less energy and help fight global warming without sacrificing performance or quality carry the ENERGY STAR label.
See the same star power on TV with less power. ENERGY STAR certified TVs use up to 30% less power than conventional models.
Dial down energy costs by reducing the brightness of a TV set—it cuts its power use by as much as 25%.
Many TVs use energy when off and in standby mode. Don't stand by and let this happen. Choose ENERGY STAR TVs to save energy when "on" and "off."
You use one remote for your TV, DVD player and stereo, use one power strip as well. Turn it off when not in use and eliminate standby power consumption.
New cable, satellite, and telecom set-top boxes that carry the ENERGY STAR are at least 30% more efficient than conventional models.
It can be 58% more efficient than a standard model. Look for one with switch-mode power supplies and a "smart" charger for added energy savings.
Now that you know how easy it is to save energy with your appliances, learn more about energy efficiency in every room of your home. Check out ENERGY STAR @ home and explore the rooms to find out what you can do to save energy and money while protecting the environment. Take the tour.
Also visit Energystar.gov for more information.