Calif. Agency OKs Energy Efficiency Rules For TVs
The commission approved the standards — which will go into effect Jan. 1, 2011 — in a 5-0 vote Wednesday.
The technology neutral standards mandate that all new televisions sold in California consume 33 percent less electricity by 2011, and 49 percent less electricity by 2013.
The standards will apply only to televisions with a screen size of 58 inches or smaller.
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