02/03/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Flat Screen TVs To Face Energy Efficiency Rules

That 52-inch, flat-screen television on the family room wall may have a terrific picture, but there's a big drawback: It's an energy hog.

State regulators are getting ready to curb the growing power gluttony of TV sets by drafting the nation's first rules requiring retailers to sell only the most energy-efficient models, starting in 2011.

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