Using the electronics and the appliances in the ENERGY STAR Showcase Dorm room, we estimated how much electricity could be saved by buying only ENERGY STAR labeled products. A room with only ENERGY STAR labeled electronics used half the electricity of a room with average appliances and lighting. That translates into 50% less greenhouse pollution and 50% less on the utility bill. You can use the table below to see how much energy—and how much climate changing CO2—each ENERGY STAR labeled appliance uses and saves.
Over 3,000 students live on Tulane’s uptown campus. If every student in the residence halls shopped energy smart, we would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by almost a million pounds—the equivalent of taking 80 cars off the road!
|Download table showing our appliances and savings|