It is important to know as well that Energy Star labeling does not appear on a variety of consumer electronics product categories yet, though that number continues to increase as new energy efficiency specifications are agreed upon and/or updated. It is a good idea to do research beforehand so you know which manufacturers and what products are currently Energy Star qualified. The best place online to research this is the Energy Star products database.
In terms of where to shop for Energy Star qualified items, a number of online retailers have made it easy to research products they are selling that are energy efficient. Best Buy and Amazon.com are a couple of examples in this regard. You’ll also typically find Energy Star listed somewhere in a product’s description or in the technical specifications.
In closing Energy Star is an important criteria to consider when you are green shopping for appliances, consumer electronics and other categories of electronic devices for your home. The energy efficiency of these products over their standard counterparts make them worth the purchase, both for your energy bill and also for the environment.