How to Read the ENERGY STAR EnergyGuide Label

 

For top performance, premium features, and energy savings, look for energy-efficient washers, refrigerators, dishwashers, room air conditioners and dehumidifiers that have earned the ENERGY STAR. This mark may appear on the appliance, the packaging or the EnergyGuide label.

The EnergyGuide label gives you two important pieces of information to compare different brands and models when shopping for a new appliance:

The EnergyGuide label gives you two important pieces of information to compare different brands and models when shopping for a new appliance.

1. Estimated energy consumption on a scale showing a range for similar models

2. Estimated yearly operating cost based on the national average cost of electricity.

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