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06 Apr: Best Buy Named ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Again

We are a big fan of ENERGY STAR® products – they save our customers money and they help the environment by using less energy. And we are proud to say that ENERGY STAR likes us, too.

The Environmental Protection Agency named Best Buy 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – for the second year in a row.

Here are a few ways that we spread the good word about ENERGY STAR:

  • Best Buy prominently features ENERGY STAR on BestBuy.com, where more than 1 billion visitors each year can learn about and identify ENERGY STAR certified products.
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28 Oct: A Few Tips for the House, On the House

Last year, Best Buy’s U.S. customers purchased more than 20 million ENERGY STAR® certified products, saving them upwards of $76 million in energy costs. That’s the carbon emission equivalent of taking 98,000 cars off the road. Seeing as October is Energy Awareness Month and chillier days aren’t far behind, here are a few tips for saving both energy and money.

  • Install a programmable thermostat in your house, which allows you to adjust the temperature when you’re not home
  • When shopping for a new TV or appliance, look for the ENERGY STAR mark to find the most energy-efficient products
  • Wash your laundry with cold water – your clothes will be just as clean
  • Replace old light bulbs with new energy-saving LEDs, which save up to $100 over the lifetime of the bulb
  • Use a “smart” power strip to avoid standby power – the energy used by some products when they are turned off but still plugged into a power/wall outlet
  • Disable “instant on” and “standby” modes when you are not using your gaming console

Products for your home that enable you to help manage your energy consumption, secure your home and do it all at the push of a button are available online at Connected Home on BestBuy.com,

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03 Apr: EPA Names Best Buy 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

AWD_POY2014lgBest Buy is the only consumer electronics retailer to be named 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Ceremonies recognizing Best Buy’s  substantial contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and educating consumers about energy efficiency will be held on April 29 in Washington, D.C.

Here’s why the EPA named Best Buy a Partner of the Year:

Just last year, U.S. customers bought more than 20 million ENERGY STAR certified products, helping save more than $76 million in utility bills.