Energy-Star Approval | Green Building Tips

As part of our "Green Building Tips" series, learn more about Energy Star appliances that are designed to meet the highest efficiency standards.

Energy-star Approval Green Building Tips by: Kenya McCullum 
Energy Star appliances are designed to meet the highest efficiency standards, and, according to the U.S. Green Building Council, each one translates into a savings of at least $50 per year on your energy bill. For resources on how to incorporate money and environment-saving products and programs into your home, click here. You’ll find a comprehensive list of compliant manufacturers, as well as a rebate finder for savings on energy-efficient products. energy star refridgerator
  If one in 10 homes used Energy Star-qualified appliances like GE's Profile fridge, it would be like planting 1.7 million new acres of trees.
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