Consumer Electronics

(Blog Post - 7/24/2018)
National standards that require appliances and equipment to be more energy efficient do more than save energy and reduce utility bills. They also spur economic growth and create jobs — a lot of jobs. In fact, our new report reveals that they created...
(Document - 7/24/2018)
National appliance efficiency standards drive energy, water, and utility bill savings. They are also major job creators. Existing standards could help consumers save $2 trillion on energy bills by 2030, money that will create new jobs when shifted...
(Document - 4/16/2018)
Homeowners and renters are increasingly using technologies like smart thermostats and smart lighting, appliances, and outlets to enhance comfort and convenience. But these are not the only benefits. Smart technologies can also optimize a home’s...
(Blog Post - 4/22/2014)
There are many tips out there about saving energy in your home. So many, in fact, that it can leave you wondering, “Well, what are the things that I should focus my attention on to really cut down on energy use and energy bills?” In my former job as...
(Press Release - 12/23/2013)
Non-Regulatory Consensus Agreement to Cut Five Million Tons of CO2 Annually Energy Department News Media Contact: (202) 586-4940 CEA: (703) 907-4326; lhubbard@CE.org NCTA: (202) 222-2358; bdietz@ncta.org NRDC: (415) 875-6155; singre@nrdc.org ...
(Blog Post - 4/19/2012)
Recently I spoke at the 2012 E Source Utility Customer Experience Conference in Charlotte, where I was invited to talk about user-centered design and the role of ethnography in helping utilities design programs to more effectively reach their...
(Press Release - 1/18/2011)
Washington, D.C. —  The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) and efficiency organizations including the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) have submitted a petition to the ENERGY STAR program to recognize the...
(Press Release - 12/8/2010)
14 Awards Presented to Those Who Advance Energy Efficiency Washington, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) presented special 30th Anniversary awards last night to individuals and organizations who have made...
(Topic Page - 6/22/2010)
Consumer electronics include electronics used for entertainment, office equipment, or telecom. As the number of these electronics per household increased in recent years, so too has the energy use in this sector. Standby power (power that the...
(Press Release - 11/14/2005)
Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Congress is now considering legislation to set a final date for the transition to digital TV broadcasting. As part of this transition, millions of consumers will need to purchase digital television adaptors to receive...