An Evaluation of the Federal Trade Commission's EnergyGuide Appliance Label: Final Report and Recommendations

Research Report A021


Jennifer Amann and Christine Egan


Summarizes the findings of a two-year evaluation of the EnergyGuide label. Results of field research including focus groups, interviews, surveys, and a shopping experiment are presented. Recommended label designs, including a stars-based categorical rating system and an optimized bar graph label, are included.