New National Standard on Energy Efficiency of Hermetic Motor Compressors for Room Air Conditioners in China

March 19, 2019


On February 6, 2018, China published National Standard GB 35971-2018 that established minimum allowable energy efficiency consumption and energy efficiency grades for hermetic motor compressors in room air conditioners. The Standard entered into force on March 1, 2019. The document also specifies testing methods and product inspection rules.


It applies to the following products: 


  • Hermetic motor compressors in room air conditioners powered by an electric compressor including rotary compressors and scroll compressors with the power input not larger than 5000W

  • Air conditioning machines comprising a motor-driven fan and elements for changing the temperature and humidity including those machines, in which the humidity cannot be separately regulated

  • Motor compressors in room air conditioners

  • Ventilators

  • Fans

  • Air conditioners

  • Energy and heat transfer engineering in general



The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team.


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