The data speaks: energy label working, but tired

The data speaks: energy label working, but tired

A fresh market report on household refrigerators, washing machines and tumble dryers shows that while the EU energy label has done a great job over the years, progress is now slowing badly.

The results, based on complete sales data from market research company GfK, show that the EU energy labels have been effective in improving the energy efficiency of white goods. But success means they are now in need of a rescaling.