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Make your Black Friday green–with energy efficiency

Make your Black Friday green–with energy efficiency
 
By Maxine Chikumbo, Communications Associate

Sales promotions have already begun, but holiday shopping kicks into high gear this Friday (Black Friday), followed by Cyber Monday. It’s the perfect opportunity to buy gifts that will save your friends and family money long after the eggnog is gone and the holiday lights dim.

A good place to start is with popular products such as electronics and appliances – namely televisions, tablets and laptops, video game consoles, vacuum cleaners, and kitchen devices.  Since they all use energy, a smart choice is a model that uses a lot less. It will save energy and money for years to come.

These energy-efficient products are not necessarily more expensive than others. Real-time market research shows they’re available at all price points, and discrepancies in prices are often due more to other factors such as innovative features and brand names rather than their increased efficiency…

To continue reading this blog post, visit: http://www2.aceee.org/e/310911/-greenE28093-energy-efficiency/4t6sdy/248637388

About ACEEE: The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. For information about ACEEE and its programs, publications, and conferences, visit aceee.org

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