Results are already adding up. Last year alone, Americans, with the
help of ENERGY STAR, saved enough energy to power 15 million homes and
avoid greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those from 14 million cars -
all while saving $7 billion.
For the home
Energy efficient choices can save families about a third on their energy
bill with similar savings of greenhouse gas emissions, without sacrificing
features, style or comfort. ENERGY STAR helps you make the energy
If looking for new household products, look for ones that have
earned the ENERGY STAR. They meet strict energy efficiency guidelines
set by the EPA and US Department of Energy.
If looking for a new home, look for one that has earned the ENERGY
If looking to make larger improvements to your home, EPA offers
tools and resources to help you plan and undertake projects to reduce
your energy bills and improve home comfort.
Because a strategic approach to energy management can produce twice the
savings - for the bottom line and the environment - as typical approaches,
EPA's ENERGY STAR partnership offers a proven energy management strategy
that helps in measuring current energy performance, setting goals,
tracking savings, and rewarding improvements.
EPA provides an innovative energy performance rating system which
businesses have already used for more than 10,000 buildings across the
country. EPA also recognizes top performing buildings with the ENERGY
Energy Star Guide