Household Appliances Appliances can account for around 30% of home energy use, so choosing the most energy-efficient appliance can bring big savings. The Equipment Energy Efficiency (E3) Program focuses on a range of products to increase their energy efficiency, save money on bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Household appliances and equipment account for about 33% of energy consumption and about 45% of greenhouse gas emissions in the average household. Projected average home energy use in 2012 — actual energy use varies from state to state (particularly with climate) and from home to home depending on the appliances in the home and how they are used.