EPA Tightens Energy Star Standards For Displays

Law360, New York (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday unveiled new, tougher requirements for computer monitors, digital picture frames and other displays to earn an Energy Star label.

The new standards — the fifth version of the Energy Star standards for displays — will ensure that products with the Energy Star label will be 20 percent more efficient than other products, according to the EPA.

If all displays sold in the U.S. met the Energy Star standard, it would save about $1 billion per year in energy costs...
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