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An Evaluation of the Federal Trade Commission's EnergyGuide Appliance Label: Final Report and Recommendations


August 1, 2002

Research Report A021

Authors:

Jennifer Amann and Christine Egan

Description:

Summarizes the findings of a two-year evaluation of the EnergyGuide label. Results of field research including focus groups, interviews, surveys, and a shopping experiment are presented. Recommended label designs, including a stars-based categorical rating system and an optimized bar graph label, are included.