The EU Commission published two new Commission Regulations on refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function in October 2019. The first Regulation 2019/2024 concerns ecodesign requirements. The second one is Commission Regulations 2019/2018 for energy labelling.
Both Regulations became completely effective from March 1, 2021. They apply to electric mains-operated refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function, including appliances sold for refrigeration of items other than foodstuffs.
The Commission Regulation 2019/2024 contains three types of the ecodesign requirements:
With regard to energy efficiency requirements, please note that the values of the maximum energy efficiency index (EEI) of refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function that are effective from March 2021 will be tougher from September 2023 as the follows:
The Commission Regulation 2019/2018 on energy labelling of refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function establishes energy efficiency classes and energy labelling for refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function:
The label should have the following design:
The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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