News tagged with energy star program

GOP wins battle of the bulb

Congress has dodged a government shutdown, agreeing to a $1 trillion spending bill that features a variety of rare compromises. Both Democrats and Republicans won some concessions, and it's too early to say who came out on ...

dateDec 26, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Zeroing in on energy consumption of ice makers

In tests of four different types of new refrigerators, National Institute of Standards and Technology researchers found that ice makers increased rated energy consumption by 12 to 20 percent. About three-fourths ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Engineering
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Energy Star program is under fire

The Energy Star program may be overhauled in the wake of a scathing government report that found the certification process vulnerable to fraud and abuse, calling into doubt the worthiness of the label that directs shoppers ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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