Green Home Tip: Choosing Energy-Efficient Appliances

Appliances and home electronics are responsible for an estimated 20% of your home energy costs. Refrigerators, clothes washers and dryers are the biggest energy-suckers. 

Energy Star appliances and electronics use 10-50% less energy and water than standard models. Look for the Energy Star logo when purchasing:

Refrigerators

Dishwashers

Clothes washers

Room air conditioners

Computers

TVs

DVD players

Originally published for Global Green USA's Build It Back Green program.