Americans spend more money to power DVD players when turned off than when actually in use. If all DVD sales carried the ENERGY STAR, it would mean 6 billion pounds less air pollution -- the same as taking 75,000 cars off the road. [Source: EPA, 2004].
|PROGRAM link||Country||MAX Standby|
|CEC||US - CA only||View spec |
|ENERGY STAR*||US + Intl partners||Current specifications |
|EC EuP Ecodesign Directive||European Union||View standard |
Jan. 1, 2010: Standby only - 1 W/2 W
Jan. 1, 2013: Standby only - 0.5 W/1 W
|1 Watt Executive Order||US||1 W|
Note: Please refer to individual program specifications for latest standby requirements.