More practical information on the selection of energy efficient home and office appliances can be found in the various local and overseas organizations in the following links.
1. Energy Label Net
EMSD has launched an "Energy Label Net" website in order to raise public knowledge on the Energy Label and encourage customers to select more energy efficient products. This web page has hyperlinks which may transfer you to third-party website.Please click here to visit the Energy Label Net.
2. EMSD website
Further information regarding the EMSD's Energy Efficiency Lablling Scheme (EELS) can be found in the This web page has hyperlinks which may transfer you to third-party website.EMSD's official website and This web page has hyperlinks which may transfer you to third-party website.EnergyLand.
3. Energy Star (U.S.)
Energy labelling programme similar to the EMSD's Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme can be found in many countries. Energy Star in the U.S. is one of the well-established labelling schemes. The Energy Star programme is a voluntary partnership of the Department of Energy (DOE), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), product manufacturers, utilities and consumers etc. DOE and EPA work with manufacturers and other interested parties to establish energy-efficiency specifications and labelling standards for existing, proven technologies. The products that covered by the Energy Star include domestic appliances, heating and cooling equipment, home electronics, office equipment, lighting fixtures, bulbs and windows etc. Please visit the official website of the This web page has hyperlinks which may transfer you to third-party website.Energy Star programme for more details.
4. EnerGuide (Canada)
EnerGuide label, which was introduced by Canada in 1978, is the world's first energy information label for household appliances and other energy-using equipment. It is a federal regulatory programme that requires dealers to affix labels on their products showing each model's annual energy consumption and how it compares to similar models on the Canadian market. However, EnerGuide applies only to products imported into Canada and/or shipped between provinces. Please visit This web page has hyperlinks which may transfer you to third-party website.Office of Energy Efficiency of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) for more details of the scheme.
5. American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) provides a number of practical guidelines of purchasing energy efficient home appliances. Those appliances covered are windows, heating and cooling systems, water heating systems, food storage equipment, cooking equipment, dish washers, laundry equipment and lighting systems. Please click This web page has hyperlinks which may transfer you to third-party website.here for more details.