Definitions for "Energy Star"
Keywords:  epa, star, efficient, label, energystar
a program of the US Government that certifies and labels products that are energy efficient.
Energy Star is a rating system maintained by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency that requires any item marked with its symbol to maintain very strict energy efficiency guidelines. All air conditioning units marked with an Energy Star will be more efficient than those that do not have the symbol. For increases savings on your energy bills across the board, look for appliances marked with the Energy Star whenever you are purchasing new appliances for your home or business.
Created by the EPA in 1992, the Energy Star program has grown from a basic program promoting voluntary labeling of energy-efficient computer products to a multi-tiered effort to promote energy efficiency in computer products, consumer appliances and electronics, building materials, and buildings themselves.
Keywords:  hardware