Office equipment like PCs or laptops, screens, printers, fax machines, phones, modems are necessary working equipment of different types of offices. The energy consumption of office equipment is an increasing sector of energy consumption. One goal for a sustainable enviromental development is to save energy. One way is to decrease energy consumption of office equipment.
One way to save energy is to change the personal behaviour of the consumers(e. g. to pull down the screen when you are out in an meeting). The other way is to buy highly enegy efficient office equipment. Energy lables provide necessary information about the energy consumption of office equipment.The most important criteria and conditions for the label assignment are provided in a label overview. The list gives a short overview about the labels in the respective topic as well as the comparison of the label characteristics.