New Energy Labels 2021

  • By maike.hepp
  • Published 8 days ago

The European Commission has adopted revisions to several energy efficiency regulations. This includes a revised look for the well-known energy label and a tightening of the energy efficiency requirements.

The new energy labels will come into effect and into shops from 1 March 2021 for the following products:
  • TVs (updated) and monitors (new)
  • Dishwashers (updated)
  • Refrigerators and freezers (incl. wine refrigerators, minibars) (updated)
  • Washing machines and washer-driers (not tumble driers) (updated)
  • Commercial refrigerators with a direct sales function (new)
  • Lighting products (lamps updated, luminaires new, from 1 September 2021)

Read more about the design of the new label and the future requirements for energy efficiency, resource efficiency and repairability here.

Picture: The design of the new energy labels, re-scaled to a A-G scale.

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