UK Launches a New Service for Creating an Energy Label

May 16, 2019

 

The UK government department responsible for ecodesign and energy product policy introduced a new service. It allows manufacturers or sellers of household appliances and consumer electronics to create their own energy labels for the products that are going to be placed on the UK market.

 

It is possible to design an energy label for the following categories of the product:

 

  • Air conditioners

  • Dishwashers

  • Fridges and freezers

  • Lamps

  • Local space heaters

  • Ovens

  • Range hoods

  • Refrigerated storage cabinets for professional use

  • Solid fuel boilers

  • Space heaters

  • Televisions

  • Tumble dryers

  • Ventilation units

  • Washing machines

  • Water heaters

 

Thus, before placing a power consuming device on the UK market, it must be accompanied with a produced energy labels, fiches according to the Regulation of the UK, and the relevant technical documentation that must be available for 5 years after the manufacturing of the product has stopped.

 

The fiche must be included in all brochures related to the product.

 

Energy labels must be clearly visible and attached to the product.  

 

The energy label must include:

 

  • model number of the product and manufacturer's name

  • amount of energy consumed within a year calculated in kWh/annum

  • specific data according to its type in the pictogram format

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

 

GMA Consult Group provides a full cycle of international type approval and global market access services for IT, Telecom and industrial electrical products in all countries throughout the world. With proven expertise in worldwide regulations, compliance, certification, and conformity assessment, GMA Consult Group can help your company speed up the access to any market with almost zero efforts from your side.

 

Need your own guide to the world of certification and approvals? Don't hesitate to contact us via info@gma.trade.

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