If you have walked into an appliance store in the past 18 years, you have probably noticed the little blue Energy Star labels on many appliances, but what is Energy Star? The name sounds like it means something good and you probably have heard about the tax breaks on Energy Star rated appliances. But, do you really know what Energy Star is? If not, Four Seasons will clear up any and tell you how you can take advantage of the many Energy Start rated products that we offer.
What is Energy Star?
Back in 1992, the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy joined to create Energy Star in order to make it easier for homeowners to find energy efficient appliances. Their goal was to both to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to save consumers loads of money yearly on their energy bills. Appliances wishing to carry this label, go through stringent testing in order to confirm energy efficiency. (more…)