Energy savings--everyone wants it, but not every homeowner implements energy savings practices to achieve it.
Technological practices are advancing every year, making energy efficiency an attainable goal for every home.
The ENERGY STAR program was designed to help anyone minimize their energy consumption and waste to reduce carbon footprints and energy bills.
Over the years, ENERGY STAR has grown into a mutually advantageous program for homeowners and industry professionals alike.
Below are just a few statistics that show how the ENERGY STAR program helps reduce energy bills, how widely used ENERGY STAR products are, and why offering ENERGY STAR certified products is beneficial.
10 Undeniable Energy Star Certified Stats!
The following are 10 undeniable ENERGY STAR Certified stats, including:
“The average household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills, with nearly half of this going to heating and cooling costs.” - ENERGY STAR
“Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped American families and businesses save nearly 4 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and achieve over 3 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions, equivalent to the annual emissions of over 600 million cars.” - ENERGY STAR
“With more efficient windows, you can save money and use less energy. Installing ENERGY STAR qualified windows can reduce energy bills by about 7 – 24 percent compared to non-qualified windows. Your estimated savings will vary depending on current heating and cooling costs in your region.” - ENERGY STAR
“More than 700 utilities, state and local governments, and nonprofits leverage ENERGY STAR in their efficiency programs, reaching roughly 95% of households in all 50 states. Nationwide, utilities invested $7.9 billion in energy efficiency programs in 2017” - ENERGY STAR
“The exterior of your home—the outer walls, ceiling, windows, and floor—is called the ‘envelope’ or ‘shell.’ As a knowledgeable homeowner or with the help of a skilled contractor, you can save up to 20 percent on heating and cooling costs (or up to 10 percent on your total annual energy bill) by sealing and insulating your home envelope. It will also make your home more comfortable and help your heating and cooling system run more efficiently.” - ENERGY STAR
“80% of purchasers would recommend ENERGY STAR products to a friend.” - ENERGY STAR
“By choosing ENERGY STAR, a typical household can save about $575 on their energy bills and still enjoy the quality and performance they expect.” - ENERGY STAR
“ENERGY STAR qualified windows do more than just lower energy bills; they keep your home’s temperature consistently comfortable. During the winter, the interior glass of ENERGY STAR qualified windows stays warmer compared to typical windows, even when the temperature outside dips well below freezing. In the summer, most ENERGY STAR qualified windows reduce heat gain into your home, without reducing the visible light.” - ENERGY STAR
“Nearly 600,000 Americans are employed in manufacturing or installing ENERGY STAR certified appliances, certified heating and cooling equipment or other non-certified efficient HVAC equipment -- part of an estimated 2 million energy efficiency jobs in 2018.” - ENERGY STAR
“About three-fourths of U.S. households report the ENERGY STAR label as influential in their purchasing decisions.” - ENERGY STAR