Green Tip # 5- Energy Efficient Electronics and Appliances

An example of how to read/make sense of the Energuide Label

BUY ENERGY EFFICIENT APPLIANCES OR ELECTRONICS; LOOK FOR THE ENERGUIDE OR ENERGYSTAR LABEL:

  • The goal of both labelling systems is to promote public awareness and understanding about energy efficiency.
  • BC Hydro offers rebates for purchasing energy efficient appliances.
  • Energy Star appliances are 10-50% more efficient than other competing appliances.
  • Energy Star DVD Players and TVs use 75% less energy when turned off.

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