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An ENERGY STAR® certified cordless phone or combination phone-answering machine uses up to 40% less energy, on average, than standard models.

Cordless phone in hallway

Key features

  • Power-conserving features and modes that reduce radio frequency output and energy consumption when the handset is closer to the base station.


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All ENERGY STAR certified products are tested to meet strict efficiency specifications and are certified by an independent third party. They perform the same as or better than standard products without compromising performance in any way.

Start your research using the ENERGY STAR Product Finder tool to find and compare certified telephones (NOTE: You will be redirected to the U.S. ENERGY STAR website.)


Helpful tips

  • Place cordless handsets as close to the base station as convenient to maximize savings from power-conserving features and modes that reduce radio frequency output and energy consumption.

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