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LG Electronics Applauds UL Environment and Green Electronics Council Collaboration to Add UL Mobile-Device Standard to EPEAT® Rating System

Press Release

July 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - LG Electronics USA today applauded UL Environment and the Green Electronics Council (GEC), on their groundbreaking collaboration to include mobile devices in the EPEAT® registry of greener electronics for the first time. Together, the organizations will work with manufacturers, environmental groups, and purchasers to align the UL110 standard for mobile phones with GEC’s requirement for EPEAT. After approval, the updated standard is expected to debut in early 2014.

Simple Ways to Save Energy at Home in Just Minutes


Home is where the heart is. But it’s also a place where families can be more conscious of their energy use. While conserving energy helps save the planet, it also helps homeowners save money.

According to Christine Ackerson, sustainability manager at LG Electronics USA, by adopting a green mindset and taking a few simple steps to be more eco-friendly, you’ll help preserve our planet’s resources and your budget.

Reduce, reuse and e-cycle

LG Electronics Builds On ‘ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient’ Leadership in Key Product Categories

More LG TVs, Refrigerators Awarded 2013 Designation Than Any Other Brand
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WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA has increased the total number of consumer electronics and home appliances that are recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as “ENERGY STAR Most Efficient” – including more television and refrigerator models than any other manufacturer to earn this coveted designation in the first half of 2013.

LG Electronics And PTO Today Applaud Youth Leaders For Energy-Saving Efforts

Kids Earn 25 Prizes from LG Electronics in Spring 2013 ‘Team ENERGY STAR®’ Campaign
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WASHINGTON, June 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA and PTO Today – an organization serving parent-teacher groups from schools across the country – announced the 20 winners of the spring 2013 “Team ENERGY STAR” challenge.  The organizations teamed up this year to recognize those youth who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to save energy and protect the climate.

Demonstrates Higher-Resolution, Higher-Brightness, Energy-Efficient Digital Signage Displays at InfoComm

With First 84-inch class Ultra HD Commercial Screen, IPS Display Solutions, LG Electronics Drives Change in U.S. Digital Signage Industry
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ORLANDO, June 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Led by the industry’s first 84-inch class (84.0 inch measured diagonally) “Ultra High-Definition” 4K digital signage display*, LG Electronics USA is raising the bar for the digital signage industry in 2013 – with a focus on higher-resolution, higher-brightness, energy efficient LED displays that allow businesses to use digital signage in new, exciting ways, while helping to transform the North American digital signage market.

LG Electronics Unveils Smart Set-Top Boxes to Address Growing Consumer Content Demand

New Energy Efficient Set-Top Box Line-Up from Cable Show’s Smart TV Partner Marries Cable and Internet-Connectivity, Enhancing Connected Home Experience
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WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At the 2013 Cable Show today, LG Electronics unveiled a new range of energy efficient smart set-top boxes (STBs) designed to help cable operators capitalize on the Smart TV explosion, accelerate the transition to Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) and deliver the combination of live, linear TV programming and over-the-top (OTT) TV that consumers demand.

LG Electronics Clothes Washers First In World to Meet New Sustainability Standard

Two LG ENERGY STAR® Verified Washer Models Meet Industry Standard
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May 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Advanced front-load clothes washers from LG Electronics are the first in the world to meet the requirements of the new CSA sustainability verification service for industry’s AHAM 7003-2013/CSA SPE-7003-13/UL 7003, Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Washers.

LG models WM8000HVA and WM8000HWA achieved the scores required to meet the new environmental standard, according to CSA Group, which verified these LG units following extensive testing and data analysis.

Step by Step, GM Further Improves Building Efficiency


ENERGY STAR® Chief Jean Lupinacci believes any building can take simple steps to improve its energy efficiency.

Take GM. Through efforts like tracking energy use, making the most of heating and cooling ventilation systems, and turning off lights when unneeded, three of our facilities achieved efficiency gains that earned them recognition in the 2012 ENERGY STAR® Battle of the Buildings competition.

Three GM Buildings Take Home Top Honors From EPA

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DETROIT – Three General Motors’ buildings are being recognized for superior performance in the EPA’s 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings.

Those buildings are:

Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR


 The final post in the GMBeyondNow Earth Week guest post series is written by Brittney Gordon-Williams from the EPA’s ENERGY STAR team. In her post, Brittney explains how all of us can be energy efficient at home, through the Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR campaign.


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