Formalized rating system for a given type of equipment.
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure||Source|
|ENERGY STAR||A rating system for equipment sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).||N/A|
|FEMP Designated||Federal agencies are required to procure energy-efficient products. The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) helps Federal purchasers comply with these requirements by identifying energy- and water-efficient products.||N/A|
|ENERGY STAR Most Efficient||Part of the EPA Energy Star rating system, which distinguishes products that deliver cutting edge energy efficiency and the latest in technological innovation.||N/A|
|CEE Tier 1||The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) energy efficiency program. Tier 1 meets Energy Star, includes the top 25% of models, is cost-effective for the customer and multiple manufacturers make the product widely available.||N/A|
|CEE Tier 2||The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) energy efficiency program. Tier 2 and 3 exceed Energy Star minimums, are cost-effective for the customer with an incentive, is cost-effective for most market, and three or more manufacturers make the product.transformation programs.||N/A|
|CEE Tier 3||The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) energy efficiency program. Tier 2 exceeds Energy Star minimums, is cost-effective for the customer with an incentive, and three or more manufacturers make the product, and is cost-effective for most market transformation programs.||N/A|
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