ENERGY STAR® products use less energy, save money and help protect the environment. The typical U.S. household spends $2,200 a year on energy bills. With ENERGY STAR®, you can save up to 30% or more. Look for ENERGY STAR® when you buy.


  • Clothes dryers
    • Use less heat
    • Use 20% less energy
  • Clothes washers
    • Use less water
    • Use 50% less energy
    • Extract more water so dryers run less
  • Dehumidifiers
    • Built with more efficient refrigeration coils, compressors and fans
    • Use 10% to 20% less energy
  • Dishwashers
    • Use less water
    • Use 25% less energy than federal minimum standard
  • Refrigerators and Freezers
    • Built with high-efficiency compressors, improved insulation and more precise temperature control
    • Use at least 10% to 15% less energy than current federal standard
  • Lighting
    • Use 60% less energy
    • Last 10 times longer
  • Home electronics (cordless phones, DVDs, VCRs, TVs, stereos, battery chargers)
    • 40% of the power these products use is consumed when they are turned off
    • ENERGY STAR® versions use 50% less energy
There are also ENERGY STAR® versions of:
  • Home Office (computers, copiers, fax machines, printers, scanners, monitors, power adaptors)
  • Furnaces, Boilers and Heat Pumps
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Central and Room AC
  • Ventilating Fans
  • Windows, doors, skylights, insulation, air sealing, roofing, etc.

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