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The Federal Trade Commission has approved a Federal Register notice seeking comments on proposed non-substantive changes to the Energy Labeling Rule (Rule).
The Federal Trade Commission has amended its Energy Labeling Rule by updating comparability range and cost information for several products, including dishwashers, furnaces, pool heaters and room air conditioners.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved amendments to the Energy Labeling Rule to improve access to energy labels online and improve labels for refrigerators, ceiling fans, central air conditioners, and water heaters.

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How EnergyGuide Labels Help Consumers SaveThe familiar yellow-and-black EnergyGuide labels help consumers comparison shop for energy-efficient appliances, lighting, and plumbing products by providing an estimate of the products’ energy consumption or energy efficiency. Manufacturers of most major...

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When the screen goes blueAnd the car breaks downAnd the smartphone keeps rebooting eternallyConsumers won’t be afraidNo, they won’t be afraidJust as long as you stand by your warranty.
TVs, textiles, appliances, and spam. That may sound like an eclectic shopping list at a big box retailer, but they’re clues to an FTC development you and your clients should know about.They’re all categories affected by four rules the FTC is putting under the regulatory microscope:...
When scammers and hackers attack small businesses, it hurts not only the businesses’ reputations and bottom line, but also the integrity of the marketplace. Today, FTC Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen announced a new FTC website, FTC.gov/SmallBusiness, to help business owners avoid...
The military community makes many of the same consumer decisions as their civilian counterparts. We all need to manage our money – and avoid rip-offs. But servicemembers and their families also face unique challenges, like frequent relocations and deployment. When a permanent change...
If you’d like details about how the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act was amended to recalculate penalties using a formula based on the percentage by which the Department of Labor’s October 2015 Consumer Price Index exceeds the Index for October in the year in which the...

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The Energy Labeling Rule requires light bulb manufacturers to give consumers key information in an easy-to-read format.
Here are a few computer security basics to help your company, even if you’re the only employee. If you have employees, train them to follow these tips. If you collect any consumer information, also check out our advice about protecting personal information.

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