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The following agencies have made their current regulations for power consumption and efficiency available on their websites. Please use the links below to read more about individual agencies and view pertinent information.

Agency Location Applications
80 Plus US Desktop Computers
Australia Department of Climate Change Australia Air Conditioners, Smoke Alarms, Integrated Stereos, Home Theater Systems, Free-to-Air Digital Set Top Boxes, Instantaneous Gas Water Heaters, DVD Players, Copiers, Computer Printers, Microwaves, Scanners & Multifunction Devices, Portable Stereos, VCRs, Clothes Washers, Clothes Dryers, Dishwashers
Blaue Engel/Blue Angel Germany Computers, Computer Monitors, Printers, Fax Machines, Copiers, Televisions, Washing Machines, Dishwashers, Dryers, Heating Systems
California Energy Commission US - California only Consumer Audio and Video Equipment
China Energy Conservation Project (CECP) China External Power Supplies, Televisions, DVD/VCD Products, Clothes Washers, Computers, Copiers, Monitors, Printers, Fax Machines, Refrigerators, Microwaves, Set Top Boxes, Rice Cookers, Air Conditioners
Climate Savers US Computers
EC Code of Conduct European Union External Power Supplies, Digital TV Services, Broadband Equipment
EC EuP Ecodesign Directive European Union Personal Computers (desktops & laptops) and Computer Monitors, Imaging Equipment, Televisions, Standby and Off-Mode Losses of EuPs, Battery Chargers and External Power Supplies, Lighting, HVAC, Refrigerators and Freezers, Dishwashers and Washing Machines
EC Eco-Label European Union, Norway, Liechtenstein, and Iceland Computers, Monitors, Televisions, Televisions w/IRD, Washing Machines, Refrigerators, Dishwashers, Small Household Electrical Equipment
EC IPP Mobile Device Charger Rating European Union Mobile Phones
Energy Saving Office Equipment & Home Electronics Program Korea External Power Supplies, Battery Chargers, Televisions, VCRs, DVD Players, TV/VCR/DVD Combos, Set Top Boxes, Home Audio, Computer, Copiers, Monitors, Printers, Printer/Fax Combos, Fax Machines, Scanners, Multifunction Devices, Microwaves
Energy Star - International Australia, Canada, European Union, Japan, Taiwan External Power Supplies, Cordless Phones, Televisions, VCRs, DVD Players, TV/VCR/DVD Combo Units, Set Top Boxes, Home Audio, Computers, Copiers, Monitors, Printers, Fax Machines, Scanners, Multifunction Devices, Dishwashers
Energy Star - US US External Power Supplies, Cordless Phones, Televisions, VCRs, DVD Players, TV/VCR/DVD Combo Units, Set Top Boxes, Home Audio, Computers, Copiers, Monitors, Printers, Fax Machines, Scanners, Multifunction Devices, Dishwashers
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Canada Standby Energy
Nordic Ecolabel Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Denmark Computers, Monitors, Printers, Fax Machines, Copiers, Televisions, TV/VCR Combos, DVD Players, VCRs, Stereos, Refrigerator/Freezers
Top Runner Japan Televisions, VCRs, Copy Machines, Computers, Refrigerators/Freezers, Transformers
US "1-Watt Standby" Order US Computers, Monitors, Printers, Scanners, Fax Machines, Copiers, Televisions, DVD Players, VCRs, TV/VCR/DVD Combos, Audio Products, Microwaves, Multifunction Devices, Docking Stations
U. S. Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007) US Battery Chargers, External Power Supplies, Lighting, Dishwashers, Ranges, Ovens, Dehumidifiers, Televisions, Personal Computers, Set-top Boxes, DVRs, and Computer Monitors.
US Federal Government US External Power Supplies, Battery Chargers, Standby Efficiency, Lighting Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency Labeling for Consumer Electronics