Status and Future Directions of the ENERGY STAR Program

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In 1992 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced ENERGY STAR (registered trademark) a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, in order to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Since then, the EPA, now in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has expanded the program to cover nearly the entire buildings sector, spanning new homes, commercial buildings, residential heating and cooling equipment, major appliances, office equipment, commercial and residential lighting, and home electronics. This paper is based on our experience since 1993 in providing technical support to the ENERGY STAR program. We provide a snapshot of ... continued below

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Brown, Richard; Webber, Carrie & Koomey, Jonathan December 4, 2001.

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In 1992 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced ENERGY STAR (registered trademark) a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, in order to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Since then, the EPA, now in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has expanded the program to cover nearly the entire buildings sector, spanning new homes, commercial buildings, residential heating and cooling equipment, major appliances, office equipment, commercial and residential lighting, and home electronics. This paper is based on our experience since 1993 in providing technical support to the ENERGY STAR program. We provide a snapshot of the ENERGY STAR program in the year 2000, including a general overview of the program, its accomplishments, and the possibilities for future development.

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  • Journal Name: Energy the International Journal; Journal Volume: 27; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: Journal Publication Date: May, 2002

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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 806113
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Brown, Richard; Webber, Carrie & Koomey, Jonathan. Status and Future Directions of the ENERGY STAR Program, article, December 4, 2001; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc740137/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.