We just made two major purchases at Best Buy in the past month, a Blu-ray player and a free standing chest freezer. It was so helpful to be able to check out the ENERGY STAR® certifications on line and in store, to make our decision easier. Best Buy and ENERGY STAR are here to help you make your home more green, and save you some green, too.
One of the quirky perks of being a blogger is sometimes getting paid in product. Recently I was comped for sharing a campaign with FORTY pounds of chicken breasts! As jazzed as I was about the perk, we have a small freezer. Unfortunately none of the major appliance peeps I write for stepped up to comp my prose with one of those giant bottom drawer fridge/freezers I've been drooling over, so we headed to our go to place at the end of the block, Best Buy.
We were throwing money away by running an empty old fridge in the basement, just to use the little freezer for our overflow. And it still was too small for the chicken breast bonanza. Now we have a rockin', energy efficient, freestanding chest freezer with far more storage capacity!
We were also one of the last holdouts with a working VCR/DVD combo unit. Yes... I still actually had a VCR. It finally gave up the ghost and we're loving our money saving Blu-ray player.
ENERGY STAR certifications made it easy to narrow down all the options and make an eco friendly, money saving choice.
Since 1991, the federal government has designated October as Energy Awareness Month, and Best Buy makes it super simple for you to find ENERGY STAR® certified products online and in our stores to help you save money on your energy costs. We can also help you connect with local utility rebates on the energy-efficient products we use every day.
October is Energy Awareness Month and it’s a great time to upgrade to a new energy efficient appliance, television or computer to save money on your home energy bills. Best Buy has more than 2,300 unique ENERGY STAR certified products available in Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com.
Beyond savings from simply having energy efficient products, local utility companies provide additional rebates that can save you up to $300. To find rebates available in your area, check out the Best Buy online rebate finder.
The average home’s annual energy bill is $2,200 and energy efficient products can save you money. Check out how much you can save with a new appliance by now.
ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency. Click here for more information.
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Look for the ENERGY STAR label. ENERGY STAR certified products save money, reduce energy use and protect the environment by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy.