ENERGY STAR® qualified DVD players come with the latest features including progressive scan and use as little as one quarter of the energy used by standard models when in use. When replacing a DVD player, look for models with ENERGY STAR® to save energy even when shut off.
Save Money and Energy with Energy Efficient Home Electronics
Home electronics are responsible for 15% of household electricity use. This is not only when they are in use but, when they are in stand-by or off modes too. An average home has 40 products continuously using power and that number is sure to grow with new advances in technology. Make sure you look for the ENERGY STAR® label when purchasing home electronic products. Visit the Virtual Open House to build your own virtual living room and see how the choices you make can go a long way with energy savings.
Recycle Your Old Home Electronics
Did you know that you could recycle your old electronics? This helps the environment by not only keeping these products out of landfills, but it also saves on the energy needed to produce products made from recycled materials! Go to epa.gov/recycling to learn how to safely recycle electronic products in your area.