energy label

New Year to bring efficiency requirements for several energy-guzzling products

New Year to bring efficiency requirements for several energy-guzzling products

New Year to bring efficiency requirements for several energy-guzzling products

Some of the most energy-guzzling and polluting heating and ventilation products will no longer be allowed to enter the EU market. But EU legislators failed to add long-needed energy labels to electric radiators and outdoor heaters, said Coolproducts campaigners.

Closing the ‘Reality Gap’ – Ensuring a Fair Energy Label for Consumers

Closing the ‘Reality Gap’ – Ensuring a Fair Energy Label for Consumers

Closing the ‘Reality Gap’ – Ensuring a Fair Energy Label for Consumers

Coolproducts campaigners and other NGOs are publishing today a report focusing on 18 months of research into the test standards of three popular consumer products covered by the energy label scheme – dishwashers, refrigerators and televisions. The study found that the test standards, when used for the declaration of energy-performance of these products, do not always reflect typical consumer usage and technological developments.