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27 June, 2014


Ecodesign requirements and energy label vacuum cleaners



1) Ecodesign requirements and energy label vacuum cleaners:

Energy-related products are assessed by the EU Commission in terms of their environmental impact and energy consumption.
On 3rd May, 2013, the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No. 665/2013 supplementing Directive 2010/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to energy labelling of vacuum cleaners and on 8th July, 2013 Commission Regulation (EU) No. 666/2013 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for vacuum cleaners.

The scope includes:
  • Electric mains-operated vacuum cleaners, including hybrid vacuum cleaners
  • Hybrid vacuum cleaners: Only in the mains-operated state covered.
Out of the scope:
  • Wet, wet and dry, battery operated, robot, industrial, outdoor, central vacuum cleaners, and floor polishers.
  • Transitional provision
    • The Regulation shall apply to water filter vacuum cleaners from 4 years after the entry into force of the Regulation with regard
      to ecodesign requirements for vacuum cleaners.
 

2) Why a energy label for vacuum cleaners?


3) Classes and corresponding figures for Label 1, starting 1st September, 2014


4) Energy label for vacuum cleaners - Design and meaning

4.1) Label 1:


4.1.1) Description:

4.1.2) All label types:


4.2) Label 2:


4.2.1) All label types:


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