Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products Regs 2012
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The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information (Amendment) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 Jan 2013
1 Jan 2013/29 Sep 2013
Energy - UK
The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information (Amendment) Regulations 2012 amend the 2010 Regulations by inserting additional products (water pumps, air conditioners and comfort fans) into the table in schedule 1 (declaration of conformity).
The new Regulations also amend the Energy Information Regulations 2011 by: substituting the reference to air conditioners in schedule 1 (EU measures).
The reference to household tumble driers in schedule 1 is also substituted from 29 September 2013.
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