The following profiles and snapshots examine the market for ENERGY STAR® qualified appliances and lighting. Please direct any questions about these documents to Stephen Bickel, Director of Market Research, at email@example.com.
Product Snapshot: LED Replacement Lamps (PDF 2.4 MB), May 2011
Upcoming minimum efficiency standards through the Energy Independence & Security Act of 2007, the Federal Trade Commission's new mandatory consumer label, and improving technologies will change how you do business. To help you navigate these changes and their impact on LED replacement lamps, Lighting Facts has created the Product Snapshot for LED Replacement Lamps.
Compact Fluorescent Light Market Profile (PDF 2.4 MB), September 2010
Over the last 10 years — and particularly the last two — the CFL Market has changed dramtically. This CFL Market Profile presents findings that policy makers, regulators, energy efficiency program sponsors, and ENERGY STAR partners can use to develop energy efficiency programs that make the most of both market research and consumer behavior.
Compact Fluorescent Light Market Profile (PDF 2.9 MB), March 2009
While the commercial and industrial sectors were early adopters of CFLs, vast potential remains in the residential sector. It contains 90 percent of CFL-appropriate sockets, but has only 11 percent CFL saturation. Overall, there is still plenty of room for the CFL market to grow.
Water Heater Market Profile (PDF 4.9 MB), September 2010
A relatively inefficient installed base, steady product turnover, new super-efficient water heaters, and an ENERGY STAR program that ensures quality are a recipe for enormous potential energy savings.
Water Heater Market Profile (PDF 3.8 MB), September 2009
Revolutionary changes in water heater technology coupled with the yearly replacement of roughly one out of every 13 water heaters create a tremendous opportunity to increase energy efficiency in the residential sector.
Refrigerator Market Profile (PDF 2.3 MB), December 2009
National and State appliance standards have dramatically improved the overall performance of refrigerators over the last two decades. Nevertheless, substantial energy savings are still available.
Clothes Washer Product Snapshot (865 KB), May 2008
ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers are the power hitters of home appliances, using an average of 31 percent less energy and 55 percent less water than standard clothes washers. However, the market potential for ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washers is not nearly tapped.
Room Air Conditioners Product Snapshot (2.1 MB), 2007
While the energy and dollar savings from room air conditioners may not rival those of ENERGY STAR qualified lighting or clothes washers, the peak demand savings can be compelling for Energy Efficiency Program Sponsors in many regions of the country.
Reaching Hispanics: 5 Things to Know (PDF 1.4 MB), 2007
Hispanic consumers are a large and growing segment of the U.S. Keeping five key points in mind when designing programs can help energy efficiency program sponsors reach Hispanic consumers.