Energy Star AppliancesOur Energy Star Center
includes all Energy Star-qualified appliances including washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, air purifiers and dehumidifiers. Certain appliances, like ranges and dryers, are not Energy Star-certified because of the large amount of energy they consume. The government-run Energy Star program identifies and labels energy-efficient appliances and other products to encourage energy conservation. Like Energy Star, the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) promotes energy-efficient products and technologies. The CEE further defines appliance energy ratings by assigning tiers appropriate to energy usage. The three tiers are determined by the percentage that the product is more efficient than the federal standard—the higher the tier, the more efficient the appliance. Energy Star/CEE appliances are tested to verify they provide significant energy savings nationwide, while still delivering the features and performance you expect.
Each Energy Star-qualified appliance on AJ Madison
has an Energy Guide label that we display in the “Info and Guides” tab on our product pages. You not only help reduce greenhouse gas emissions when purchasing Energy Star/CEE certified products, but you can reduce your yearly operating cost for these appliances. An Energy Star washer can net you $55 in yearly savings—that’s more than $600 over the lifespan of the appliance! Also, you can earn additional money off with state rebates, manufacturer rebates and tax credits. The more energy-efficient appliances you buy, the more you save.
Energy Star refrigerators are built to use less water and energy and meet strict energy efficiency requirements determined by the EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy. Energy Star refrigerators use 20% less energy than non-qualified models and cut your energy bills by around $165 over the lifetime of your refrigerator. Energy Star refrigerators also reduce overall impact on the environment. Learn more about saving energy with your refrigerator purchase with these energy tips.
Choosing an Energy Star qualified room air conditioner can save you an average of $75 over the lifetime of the machine. Energy Star ACs use at least 10% less energy than standard models, as they often employ more features such as timers, digital displays, remote controls and directional vents to use the minimum amount of energy to cool your room. Learn more about saving energy with your AC purchase with these energy tips.
How to Calculate Yearly Operating Cost
For Refrigerators and Freezers, Dishwashers and Clothes Washers
Estimated annual operating cost = Annual Energy Consumption (in kWh/yr) X $ .1065
For Air Conditioners
Estimated Annual Operating Cost = Capacity/ EER X 750 hours X $ .1065
Or just check our Energy Info tab
on select product pages, where we do the math for you.
Certain appliances, like ranges and dryers, are not Energy Star-certified because of the large amount of energy they consume. However, the FTC has a purchasing guide
to help you save the most energy with these devices.