Country:South Africa
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2005
Policy Type:Information and Education, Information and Education>Information provision, Information and Education>Performance Label>Comparison label, Information and Education>Performance Label, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Product standards
Policy Target:Residential Appliances

The Labelling programme in South Africa began in 2005 with the labelling of fridges. Since then lighting, ovens, dishwashers, clothes dryers, clothes washers, combination clothes washer/dryer and room air conditioners have mandatory comparative labels. The Minumum Energy Performance standards are also mandatory for the following: water heaters (2014); fridge; oven; dishwashers; clothes dryers; clothes washers; combination clothes washer/dryer; TVs; and Set Top Boxes.

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Appliances and equipment, Appliances and equipment, Mandatory MEPS and labels

date effective: 2005, May

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