On August 31st 2012, the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competition recognized Samsung and LG for producing the most energy efficient televisions in Europe.
In its first year, the SEAD Global Awards com
On June 14-15, 2012, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Expert Group on Energy Efficiency and Conservation (APEC EGEE&C) organized a two-day compliance workshop in Beijing, China. The conferen
In June 2012, the China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) initiated a consumer awareness campaign displaying large-scale informative posters in ten Beijing subway stations.
The posters expl
In April 2012, the third annual Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) brought minister-level government officials and executives of major appliance manufacturers, other private sector companies, and non-prof
India's Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and CLASP hosted a major workshop in early February 2012 that focused on accelerating market transformation toward energy efficient appliances through standar
The Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced the first SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competition, a global competition that aims to encourage the production and sa
On November 15-16, 2011, the China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) organized the Asia Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling (S&L) Forum to share international S&L experiences a
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
Note: Standards will take effect on January 1 of the years shown.
On January 1, 2012, effici
Three online retailers have agreed to pay more than $400,000 in total penalties to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that they failed to post EnergyGuide information on their websites
In September 2011, CLASP and the Super Efficient Dryer Initiative (SEDI), sponsored by the New Jersey Clean Energy Program, hosted a stakeholder summit to share developments in standards and labeling