Country:European Union
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2005
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:
Agency:European Commission, DG Energy and Transport
Legal References:Directive 2005/32/EC on the eco-design of Energy-using Products (EuP)

The Directive promotes the free movement of energy-using products within the EU by establishing lifecycle environmental performance standards for all energy-using products, aside from vehicles, sold in more than 200.000 units per year in any Member State. The Directive focuses on home appliances, office equipment, electronic appliances and industrial process engines, setting standards for energy and water consumption, waste generation and extension of machinery lifetime.

This record supersedes:Directive for Setting Eco-Design Requirements for Energy-Using Products

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