Cordless phones use built-in rechargeable batteries that draw power even when you’re not using them. ENERGY STAR® certified cordless phones, answering machines and combination units use about a third less energy than conventional units and many offer energy performance features such as switch-mode power supplies and “smart” chargers.
Ready to purchase an electronic device for your home? Find a retailer near you that sells ENERGY STAR certified products.
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