Tag Archives: electronics
ENERGY STAR Meeting Provides Electronics Product Update
With the completion of the lighting track at the ENERGY STAR Partner Meeting in Denver, CO, the attention turned yesterday to appliances and electronics. Here is a summary of the Electronics Product Update, provided by Katherine Kaplan of the Environmental Protection Agency. Consumer electronics and IT equipment now accounts for over 30% of energy savings... Read More
ENERGY STAR Partner Meeting Reviews New Testing Requirements
Yesterday was the first day of the 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Following are some notes that we took during the day’s sessions: Inaugural Event This is the first time the Partner Meeting has combined appliances, electronics & lighting in one event. There are over 400 registered attendees, a record. Here are... Read More
First Blood Diamonds. Now Blood Electronics?
To product safety and electromagnetic compatibility compliance, add another regulatory hurdle for electronics manufacturers. To assure “conflict minerals” are not imported from the Democratic Republic of Congo and neighboring conflict areas, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered companies will have to start documenting the source and purpose of Congo-related raw materials. The affected minerals include:... Read More