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Air Conditioners (central) USA - American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy: Consumer Guide (202) 429-0063

None stated Energy efficiency
Lists of appliances are based on information from appliance industry associations' product directories (where accessible), the ENERGY STARŪ program, and individual manufacturers. Lists only include models that are mass-produced and widely distributed in the United States and products for which there are standardized efficiency ratings.
2003 
Air Conditioners (room) USA - American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy: Consumer Guide (202) 429-0063

None stated Energy efficiency
Lists of appliances are based on information from appliance industry associations' product directories (where accessible), the ENERGY STARŪ program, and individual manufacturers. Lists only include models that are mass-produced and widely distributed in the United States and products for which there are standardized efficiency ratings.
2003 
Air Filters (dry cleaned and re-used) USA - King County Environmental Purchasing Program Web site

None stated No chemicals used
Performance standards
Not available
 
Furnaces USA - EPA's Energy Star Program hotline@energystar.gov

None stated Energy use

 
Green Building: Pennsylvania Green Building Operations and Maintenance Manual USA - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of General Services (with Green Seal)

None stated Green building

01/01/03 
Health Effects and Hazardous Substances: Home Inside USA - Household Products Database Web site

None stated None stated

2003 
Health Effects and Hazardous Substances: Home Maintenance USA - Household Products Database Web site

None stated None stated

2003 
Heat Pumps, Conventional (air source) USA - American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy: Consumer Guide (202) 429-0063

None stated Energy efficiency
Lists of appliances are based on information from appliance industry associations' product directories (where accessible), the ENERGY STARŪ program, and individual manufacturers. Lists only include models that are mass-produced and widely distributed in the United States and products for which there are standardized efficiency ratings.
2003 
Heating and Cooling Systems: EPP Case Study - Leading by Example: How EPA Incorporated Environmental Features into New Buildings USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, EPA's EPP Publications, http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/epp/pubs/index.htm
None stated None stated
Not available
01/01/98 
Heating Systems (Furnaces and Boilers) USA - American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy: Consumer Guide (202) 429-0063

None stated Energy efficiency
Lists of appliances are based on information from appliance industry associations' product directories (where accessible), the ENERGY STARŪ program, and individual manufacturers. Lists only include models that are mass-produced and widely distributed in the United States and products for which there are standardized efficiency ratings.
2003 
Heating, Cooling, and Ventilation USA - Energy Ideas Clearinghouse (reports, articles, case studies, environmental standards and programs, and organizations) 1-800-872-3568, info@EnergyIdeas.org

None stated None stated
Not available
10/24/03 
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning USA - Austin Green Builder Program: Sourcebook Web site

None stated Energy efficiency
Recycled content materials
Waste reduction
Water efficiency

01/01/94 
Heating/Cooling Equipment Mercury-Added Products Database (lists amount of mercury in different products) USA - Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association

None stated Mercury reduction
Toxicity

 
Overview of Environmental Marketing Claims USA - Federal Trade Commission (FTC) FTC, Division of Enforcement, 202-326-2996

None stated Biodegradable
CFC-free
Compostable
Degradable
Ozone-friendly
Ozone-safe
Photodegradable
Recyclable
Recycled content
Refillable
Source reduction
The following claims are discussed: Substantiated scientific evidence
Third-party certification
Not available
05/01/00 
Purchasing for Pollution Prevention: Mercury-Free Equipment and Tools USA - INFORM, Inc. Web site

Mercury Reduced toxicity

 
Recycling: Mercury Thermostat Recycling USA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association

None stated None stated
Not available
 
Thermostats: Mercury-Added Products Database (lists amount of mercury in different products) USA - Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association

None stated Mercury reduction
Toxicity

 
Water Heaters USA - DOE, Building Technologies Program Web site

None stated Energy use
Not available
 
Water Heating USA - American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy: Consumer Guide (202) 429-0063

None stated Energy efficiency
Lists of appliances are based on information from appliance industry associations' product directories (where accessible), the ENERGY STARŪ program, and individual manufacturers. Lists only include models that are mass-produced and widely distributed in the United States and products for which there are standardized efficiency ratings.
2003 
Water Heating USA - Energy Ideas Clearinghouse (reports, articles, case studies, environmental standards and programs, and organizations) 1-800-872-3568, info@EnergyIdeas.org

None stated None stated
Not available
10/24/03 

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