The Federal Trade Commission said annual energy costs will be more prominently displayed on its well-known yellow EnergyGuide labels affixed to common household appliances.

The new EnergyGuide label.

The Federal Trade Commission said annual energy costs will be more prominently displayed on its well-known yellow EnergyGuide labels affixed to common household appliances. The new EnergyGuide labels will display estimated operating costs in dollars per year to allow consumers to compare the energy efficiency of different appliance models.