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Evaluation of the Energy Labelling Directive and specific aspects of the Ecodesign Directive ENER/C3/2012-523: Final technical report

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Evaluation of the Energy Labelling Directive and specific aspects of the Ecodesign Directive ENER/C3/2012-523: Final technical report

The European Commission has launched a review process to evaluate the effectiveness of the Directive 2010/30/EU on energy labelling as well as specific aspects of the Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC. The aim of this study was to compile, analyse and provide the Commission with all the information required for the review, and to identify options and provide recommendations for a possible revision of the current legal framework which are included in the summary of this report. 

 

To better steer future action a number of strategic priorities have been developed, in which the many recommendations are better organised and prioritised:

 

  1. revise the energy label;
  2. address market surveillance;
  3. increase support for the rulemaking process;
  4. update the Methodology for Ecodesign of Energy-related Products (MEErP); 
  5. postpone scope extension.

 

In this list, the improvement of the current building blocks of product policy are prioritised over the implementation of new or extended ways of working.

 

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