APPENDIX C: ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FROM 2009 SURVEY
This appendix presents the results of additional ENERGY STAR-related questions in the 2009 survey that were added by CEE since 2005; and were not discussed in the main body of the report. Topics included in this appendix include:
ENERGY STAR Designation
ENERGY STAR Product Satisfaction
CFL Purchaser Questions
1 ENERGY STAR DESIGNATION
Forty-seven percent of households that recognized the ENERGY STAR label (aided) thought that the U.S. government decides if a product deserves the label. This is nine percentage points larger than the proportion noted in 2008. The difference is significant at the 5-percent level. Twenty-two percent of households thought the Underwriters Laboratories makes this decision, while 16 percent thought product manufacturers make the decision.
Designates ENERGY STAR-Labeled Product (Base = Recognize label (aided), n=446)
Electric and gas utility
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Note: QB: “As far as you know, who decides if a product deserves the ENERGY STAR label?”
2009 and 2008 proportions are statistically different from each other at the 5-percent level of significance (p-value≤0.05).