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Energy Star Most Efficient

Eligibility for Recognition – Televisions


Included products: Televisions, as defined below, are eligible for Most Efficient recognition in 2011.

Television: A commercially available electronic product designed primarily for the reception and display of audiovisual signals received from terrestrial, cable, satellite, Internet Protocol TV (IPTV), or other digital or analog sources. A TV consists of a tuner/receiver and a display encased in a single enclosure.

Cathode-ray tube (CRT), liquid crystal display (LCD), and plasma display panel (PDP) are examples of common display technologies.

Excluded products: none

Recognition Criteria
  1. Product must be ENERGY STAR qualified consistent with applicable ENERGY STAR Partner Commitments and the requirements set forth in the ENERGY STAR Program Requirements Product Specification for Televisions, Version 4.2. Product performance must be certified by an EPA-recognized Certification Body.

  2. Additional requirements:

    A < 400: Pmax = (0.046*A)+13.0
    400 ≤ A ≤ 1068: Pmax = (0.073*A)+2.0
    A > 1068: Pmax = 80

    Pmax = maximum allowable On Mode power consumption
    A = viewable screen area of the product in square inches, calculated by multiplying the viewable image width by the viewable image height
Recognition Period

Upon notification from an ENERGY STAR Partner, EPA will add qualifying models to the 2011 Most Efficient product list for televisions from May 5, 2011 through December 31, 2011. The 2011 Most Efficient designation may be used in association with models recognized during this period for as long as the model remains on the market.