US Executive Order 13221 - "1-Watt Standby" Order

Countries: United States
Type: Mandatory Efficiency Purchasing Standard
Link: Executive Order 13221 of July 31, 2001 (PDF)

Signed by U.S. President George W. Bush in July 2001, the "1-Watt Standby" order mandates that all federal agencies when purchasing products choose those with low-standby energy consumption.