Samsung Electronics took the top awards in the first ever SEAD Global Efficiency Medal competition for manufacturing more energy efficient flat-panel televisions than the competition. Samsung was awarded SEAD Global Efficiency Medals for its energy efficient 26EH4000 and 40EH5330 LED televisions in the small-size (less than 29” screen size) and medium-size (29” to 42”) screen size categories respectively, making them the most energy efficient flat-panel televisions in the world in their categories. Mr.RavindraZutshi, Dy. Managing Director, Samsung India received the Awards on behalf of the Company from ShriJyotiraditya K Scindia, Hon’ble Minister of State for Power at an Awards Function held at the Fourth Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in New Delhi on April 17, 2013. The Function was attended by industry representatives, government and Bureau of Energy Efficiency representatives.
“It’s an honor to receive this prestigious award because it recognizes our endeavor to develop and promote energy efficient products in the Indian market. Samsung has consistently worked towards providing consumers with products that offer innovative features, while simultaneously focusing on energy efficiency as well. Samsung is proud to be able to offer the most energy efficient range across our entire product portfolio, be it televisions, refrigerators and air conditioners,” said Mr. Zutshi.
The Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative, a five year initiative under the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and a task within the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC), is an international effort that engages governments and the private sector to accelerate market transformation for energy-efficient equipment and appliances.
The global awards program seeks to encourage the production and sale of highly energy-efficient technology, and aims to spur innovation among manufacturers as well as encourage consumer adoption of highly efficient appliances.The SEAD awards are presented annually across four regions – Australia, Europe, India and North America – recognising the best standards globally in small, medium and large categories. In India, the awards are being administered by the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP).