The Energy Star Label Makes Energy Efficient Purchases Easier
If you’re shopping for new heating or cooling equipment for your Asheville area home, there’s no need to take on the challenge alone. Energy Star provides you with a great way to identify energy-efficient units that can help your family save money. It’s as easy as looking for a label when comparing units.
The Energy Star’s ever-reaching goal
For just over two decades, the government-backed Energy Star program has assisted consumers with identifying energy-efficient products. By looking for the handy label, anyone looking for heating and cooling equipment, or a whole slew of other products eligible for inclusion within the program, has been able to find the best appliances for their homes. Plus, since homeowners are always looking for ways to save energy and money, the existence of the label has helped stoke competition between manufacturers as they clamor to provide better products.
Earning the label
The good news is that many pieces of equipment now earn the Energy Star label thanks to better technology in the realm of energy-efficiency. To earn this honor, each unit must be tested and certified. Once it’s been confirmed that a particular model meets the necessary requirements in energy efficiency, it’s awarded the label. This provides consumers with an easy way to identify the best products for their homes.
Saving energy and money
Almost all of us could stand to be a little more diligent in lowering our use of greenhouse gases. Obviously, when you use less energy, you’re putting fewer pollutants into the air and allowing our energy reserves to be retained. A side effect of this is the money you can save. Heating and cooling equipment with the Energy Star label can also go a long way to saving your household money. Although the costs of a new unit go up with better energy-efficiency, you can enjoy savings for years to come.
For more expert advice about the Energy Star label, or for questions relating to home comfort, please contact the friendly professionals at Smoky Mountain Heating & Air. We serve the HVAC needs of Asheville and its surrounding areas.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Asheville, North Carolina and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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