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Jan 22, 2014

FTC | Consumer Updates January 22, 2014: Shopping For a Home Appliance?

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information

by Bridget Small
Consumer Education Specialist, FTC
Is it the right color? Right size? How does it stack up in terms of energy efficiency? Those are some top questions for anyone shopping for a home appliance. EnergyGuide labels, created by the Federal Trade Commission, are one key source of information. They show an appliance’s estimated annual energy use, energy cost and key features.
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