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Energy Consumption of Product (PD6596)

Amount of energy used by the product during the lifetime of the product.
Reporting format
Unit of Measure (PD1602)
Metric type
Metric level
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Energy Consumption of Product (PD6596). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote assumptions made with respect to product utilization. See usage guidance for further information.

Usage Guidance

  • Examples of assumptions related to product utilization, to footnote, include: hours used, watts/hour used, and other relevant details.
  • This metric is intended to capture lifetime energy use of an individual product and not energy used by the product during the reporting period. This metric can be used to gauge efficiency gains associated with the product.