Selling the symbol
Products with the ENERGY STAR® symbol are the best of the best.
Only models that meet or exceed high levels of energy efficiency earn such a respected designation.
Since a majority of consumers look for the ENERGY STAR symbol when shopping for appliances and other products, as a retailer, ENERGY STAR is your competitive advantage. Stock goods that carry the ENERGY STAR symbol demonstrates your commitment to energy conservation and makes your business more attractive to consumers.
Here are some other facts to know about the ENERGY STAR symbol.
- ENERGY STAR was first introduced in the United States in 1992 as an indicator of energy efficiency for computers and monitors.
- The program today in Canada encompasses over 75 types of products: major appliances, televisions, ceiling fans, lighting, residential heating, ventilating and air-conditioning equipment, commercial food service equipment, windows, doors and skylights and more.
- ENERGY STAR is a recognized international symbol for top energy performance. Canada, the European Free Trade Association, Japan, Switzerland and Taiwan all maintain high efficiency specifications to rate the energy efficiency of consumer and commercial products.
The ENERGY STAR name and symbol are trademarks registered in Canada by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and are administered and promoted by Natural Resources Canada.
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