Energy efficiency label was introduced in 2006. Energy efficiency label provides information to consumers about the energy consumption of an electrical appliance. Energy rating label shows the estimated energy consumption of each electrical equipment based on energy efficiency rating system. The star rating system has a minimum of 1 star and a maximum of 5 stars, where 1-star label is the least efficient and 5 stars is the most efficient.
Energy efficiency label is issued by the Energy Commission to manufacturers of electrical appliances who comply with the standards and requirements of energy performance test for star rating established by the Energy Commission.
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This label contains the estimated total annual energy consumption in kilowatt-hours of electricity by each device, based on recognized laboratory test results. The information provided will help the user to choose the most energy-efficient models when purchasing appliances
Energy Efficient Products Approved by Energy Commission
Electrical appliance approved by Energy Commission for Energy Star ratings are :
- Domestic Refrigerators.
- Domestic Fans.
- Air Conditioners (Single Split Wall Mounted Type).
Use of 5-Star appliances will reduce electricity consumption and electricity bills at home. This will in turn produce disposable household income or household disposable income is higher, especially in the long run that will improve the quality of life.
- Better savings in the long run.
- Reducing carbon footprint from electricity generation.
- Improved quality of life with more efficient appliances.
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