Cordless Phones

Cordless Phones

If all cordless phones, answering machines, and cordless phone/answering machine combination units sold in the U.S. this year were ENERGY STAR, we would prevent over 650 million pounds of air pollution -- the equivalent of taking over 7,000 cars off the road.

PROGRAM link CountryMAX Standby
Energy Star US + Int'l partners
Cordless telephone ≤ 2 W
Combination Units: ≤ 2.5 W
Additional Handsets: ≤1 W

View current specification.
New spec is under revision. View current draft.

Note: Please refer to individual program specifications for latest standby requirements.