Electronics and other electrical uses
(Home entertainment, home office equipment and whiteware).
HOUSEHOLD ENERGY CONSUMPTION: 18%
Leaving electronics on standby and old models without Energy Star or efficiency rating
Products with low standby electricity consumption (turning them off is best) Compare and choose models with good energy ratings labels. The higher the stars, the more energy efficient the appliance. All energy rated products display annual energy consumption figure in kilowatt hours (kWh).
Appliances with the blue Energy Star mark are among the top 10% of products in their category.