CNET GLOSSARY: Terms for the techie
Energy Star 3.0
The latest energy consumption standard for televisions. TVs must meet particular specifications to carry the Energy Star logo, an indication of a certain level of power consumption. Launched on November 1, 2008, the standard revised energy specifications for TVs to require sets to be tested when powered on as opposed to just in standby mode. For more information, see CNET's TV power consumption guide.
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