As with appliances and electronics, ENERGY STAR-certified LED lighting products are known for their unsurpassed efficiency. But what is it about this government-backed designation that promises such exceedingly high performance? Let’s begin by clarifying the term ENERGY STAR.
Established in 1992 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy, ENERGY STAR is a standard for energy-efficient consumer products. To earn certification, products must conform to certain EPA specifications. They are as follows:
Products must provide substantial energy savings nationwide.
Along with unsurpassed energy efficiency, products must deliver the features and performance customers expect.