The EnergyGuide Label: Are You Following It?

The EnergyGuide Label: Are You Following It?Before you start shopping for a new HVAC system or other appliances for your Troy or Grosse Pointe-area home, be aware of the importance of the EnergyGuide label. This labeling program is a result of a combined effort of the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency, and it is your key to understanding how an appliance stacks up against others when it comes to energy consumption. This is especially important when you consider southeast Michigan’s frigid winters and sweltering summers.

The EnergyGuide label provides an estimate of how much it will cost per year to run a particular appliance and how those costs compare to similar models. For a more accurate estimate of your yearly energy cost, you can take the printed kilowatt usage and multiply it by the actual cost per kilowatt from your electricity supplier.

Additional information you will find on this label includes:

  • Name of the manufacturer
  • Model and size of the appliance
  • Features of the appliance

When you see the Energy Star logo on this label, you can be assured that the appliance uses less energy than non-qualified models. This means it has less of an impact on the environment and is considered a greener choice. Even if the appliance is more expensive than others, you can expect to recoup this extra expense through energy savings.

For advice on using the EnergyGuide label when shopping for a new HVAC system for your home, contact the experts at Aladdin Heating & Cooling. We have been providing professional and reliable service to the Metro-Detroit area for more than 65 years.

Our goal is to help educate our customers about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).  For more information about the EneryGuide label and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.

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