Products Are Changing

Fridges, TVs and other appliances are getting much more efficient. Less waste means more money, and every home in Europe will save over €450 on energy bills by 2020. This revolution is all thanks to two very smart EU policies.

The World is Changing

Europe is the world's powerhouse when it comes to shaping product legislation. But it still has much to learn from other economies and there are staggering benefits to be gained from harmonised global standards.

The Experts Agree

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EU product policies will save every home €490 per year

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Consumer associations support product policies

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Impact of product efficiency rules

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92% of Europeans want more efficiency

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Clear labels and innovation turn white goods green

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The biggest innovation in energy is to go without

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Green policies help economic recovery

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Product policies save £3.8 for every £1 spent

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