Ecodesign regulation (EC) No 1275/2008 is under revision. This regulation aims to ensure the lowest possible energy use for small and large household appliances and electronic products in passive standby and off modes. Among the proposed changes is to lower the standby/off-mode requirement to 0.3 W from 0.5 W.
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Major changes in California’s lighting appliance regulations went into effect earlier this year. California Lighting and Technology Center (CLTC) held a webinar recently to cover these changes, including updates to lamp regulations and categories, updates to the California Appliance Efficiency Database and rules on product labeling.
For more details of the CLTC seminar and related resources for manufacturers, retailers and consumers, read Mr. Green’s Blog.