Country:Belgium
Year:2011
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2011
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:Buildings, Residential Appliances
Agency:FPS Public Health
URL:http://www.health.fgov.be
Legal References:Federal law on product policy
Enforcement:Inspectorate of PFS Public Health - Environment
Penalty:Penal regime (fines and/or jail)
Description:

The first goal of this regulation is to set gradually more stringent emission standards for particles induced by solid fuels combustion in heating appliances. The second goal is to set more stringent efficiency levels and carbon monoxide emission standards for the same appliances.
These emission standards are specific for each type of appliances: stove, solid fuel burner with a glass door, household appliance with slow heat release, wood pellet stove, boiler-stove, boiler, open fire. New standards will be set by phase (2011, 2013 and 2016).

Moreover this regulation set also: 

  • the conditions to place on the market new solid fuels heating appliances;
  • the information required in the mandatory certificate of conformity that the manufacturer (or his representative) has to publish for each type of appliance;
  • the rules for the market surveillance.

 

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Appliances and equipment, Appliances and equipment, Market transformation policies

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