External Resources

Our external resources are good to revisit as policies, technologies, and product lines evolve. If you have additional questions or concerns that have not been answered by this website, or for the most up-to-date information, we encourage you to check out the resources listed in this section. This includes key government agencies and research labs, leading newsletters, consumer and environmental organizations, trade associations, and private businesses offering products and services. 


To make it easier to make the best choice when it comes to buying energy efficient appliances, we’ve partnered with the award-winning data, behavioral research and marketing firm Enervee to bring you the IDEAL Marketplace.

When you’re thinking about replacing or upgrading any appliance, head to Enervee’s IDEAL Marketplace. With the widest choice and best prices from all your favorite retailers, Marketplace also allows you to instantly see how your choices stack-up on energy efficiency, thanks to the 0-100 Enervee Score, and apply for any rebates, there and then. It’s a one-stop shop for energy efficient buying. 

Consumer Guide

The information on this site is drawn from the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings, now in its 10th edition. If you'd like a copy of the book, we recommend you buy it from Home Energy Magazine, where you can get special discounts for bulk orders, or from New Society Publishers.