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ENERGY EFFICIENCY

With the average American household now containing about 25 electronic products that provide a host of entertainment and information features, consumers expect not only high levels of functionality, performance and connectivity, but also energy efficiency. Panasonic’s exciting and diverse lineup of consumer electronics, home appliances, building products, and information technology equipment all provide consumers with energy-saving high performance.

Throughout the year, you can enjoy the benefits of entertainment and comfort through Panasonic's wide range of leading edge, energy efficient products ranging from award-winning high performance Viera plasma display TVs, Lumix digital cameras that can even shoot video in Full-HD. to multi-format Blu-ray disc players with Wi-Fi connectivity, and highly durable line of “Toughbook®” notebook computers. At the same time, you can also help conserve energy and enjoy reduced electricity costs provided by these and many other Panasonic products.

Viera TVs: Perhaps no consumer electronics product has received more attention over the past year than flat panel 3D HDTVs that have captivated viewers with their incredible clarity and detail creating an all new viewing experience. In addition, you can now enjoy the best of internet content 3D superb high definition picture resolution that helps create a dazzling home theater-like experience. Panasonic’s entire 2011 lineup of consumer TVs is ENERGY STAR®-qualified, which means they meet strict energy efficiency guidelines set the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. According to the EPA, ENERGY STAR qualified TVs use about 40% less energy than standard units.

TC-P50GT30 Panasonic Viera 3D HDTV

Panasonic’s current plasma TVs consume on average about 50% less power than their predecessor models from 2009. The chart below details the power consumption for our popular 42 and 50-inch models, both High Definition (HD) and Full High Definition (FHD) 1080p models


Efficiency Improvements to Panasonic Plasma TVs

The improved energy efficiency of our TVs keeps the cost of home entertainment low, making Panasonic’s TV line an even greater value. According to the federal government’s new Energy Guide labels, Panasonic TVs costs just 4 to 9 cents per day to watch. (Based upon the Federal Trade Commission’s calculations of 11 cents per kilowatt hour and 5 hours daily viewing) Below is a sample Energy Guide label for a popular 3D TV model, TC-P50GT30.

Other Panasonic consumer electronics products are also highly energy efficient. For example, all of our Blu-ray disc players are ENERGY STAR-qualified including 3D-capable models featuring built-in Wi-Fi and Skype.

DMP-BDT310 Panasonic Blu-ray disc player

Lumix Digital Cameras
Panasonic’s award-winning Digital Still Camera lineup with LEICA lenses make high quality point and shoot pictures a breeze. Imagine shooting incredible photos and also richly high definition movies all within a lightweight, energy efficient package. Panasonic’s DMC-TS3D Lumix 12.5 megapixel digital camera brings incredible possibilities to users while also allowing them to also act in an eco responsible manner.
The lightweight DMC-TS3D model minimizes the use of resources due to its slim size. Learn more

Link-to-cell Cordless Phones
Panasonic’s industry-leading cordless phones now offer the consumer convenience of making and receiving cell phone calls. Panasonic’s Bluetooth-powered Link-to-Cell phones also offer the superb sound quality and outstanding range of DECT Plus technology and Talking Caller ID. This package of convenient communications also comes with an eco conscience. Like all Panasonic cordless phones, the Link-to-cell models feature an Intelligent Eco Mode that automatically lowers the power consumption when you’re using the handset close to the base unit. Not only does this extend the available talk time, it helps the environment by extending the battery life and requiring less frequent charging. Learn more about the KX-TG7623B

ENERGY STAR

ENERGY STAR® is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, helping to save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products offered by manufacturers like Panasonic. Energy efficient choices, as recognized by the ENERGY STAR program, can help families save about one third on their electric bill and an equivalent amount of greenhouse gas reductions that are created by the generation of electricity.

Panasonic has received more ENERGY STAR award recognition than any other consumer electronics manufacturer, having received 7 awards in the company's leadership role in developing and marketing the most comprehensive line of energy efficient consumer electronics products. Most recently, Panasonic Home and Environment Company (PHEC) was recognized as ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year (2011) for its line of highly efficient, high performance ventilation fans. PHEC now offers 35 ENERGY STAR-qualified models.

Today, more than 300 Panasonic models across nine product categories carry the ENERGY STAR logo that denotes product that use less energy with no sacrifice in performance or features. From stunning pictures from our plasma display TVs to audio and video systems providing a state-of-the art movie experience in the comfort of your own home, Panasonic products provide a winning combination of the high performance and reliability you demand along with significant energy savings. Our advanced, energy-efficient technology helps create products that cut power consumption, which in turn helps reduce demand for electricity—a leading cause of heat and gas emissions that can damage the Earth's ozone layer.

Panasonic makes it easy for you to enjoy energy efficient consumer electronics. For a listing of current Panasonic ENERGY STAR-qualified models, please click on the following link
ENERGY STAR products list.

 

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