4 Ways to Green Your Home: Appliances
GBCI: 0920011614This course is presented in an ARTICLE format.
According to ENERGY STAR, there are two price tags attached to appliances: the price paid to purchase the item and the cost of operating it. The cost of operation includes maintenance, water, and energy expenses.
- .5 CE
LEED version: v4
Published on: December 28, 2016
ENERGY STAR appliances can use anywhere from 10 to 50%less energy than standard appliances and are also water efficient, using as much as 67% less water.
Most homes are filled with energy-using appliances, including refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, washing machines, and entertainment appliances, such as TV’s, home theaters, computers, and stereos. Learn the pros and cons of switching to ENERGY START appliances.
**These articles are part of our book The ROOTs of a Greener Home. The home owner version (not eligible for any CE credit) can be purchased from Amazon as a gift or for viewing on your favorite device. For more information please visit www.GBRIonline.org/ROOTS.
- Explore the concept of ENERGY STAR
- Explore the benefits of ENERGY STAR appliances
- Understand the pros and cons associated with using ENERGY STAR
- Look at the estimated cost savings associated with ENERGY STAR