The EU Commission issued Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/2020 in October 2019. The Regulation concerns ecodesign requirements for light sources and separate control gears. It revokes the following Commission Regulations:
The Regulation (EU) 2019/2020 becomes mandatory from September 1, 2021. It contains three types of the ecodesign requirements for light sources and separate control gears:
From September 1, 2021, the declared power consumption of a light source P on shall not exceed the maximum allowed power P onmax (in W) that depends on light source type and includes such parameters as useful luminous flux and color rendering index.
However, not only ecodesign requirements for the light sources were changed. Energy labelling of light sources was also adjusted. Thus, requirements for the labelling of light sources with or without integrated control gear as well as the provision of supplementary product information is governed by the Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/2015. This Regulation becomes mandatory from September 1, 2021 instead of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 874/2012 on energy labelling of electrical lamps and luminaries.
Please note that despite the fact that the Regulation should be applicable from September 2021, the Suppliers of light sources shall ensure that the parameters of the product information sheet such as:
must be in the product database from May 1, 2021.
From September 1, the energy label should contain the following information:
The label can be the standard size as well as small size:
The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.
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