Country:Thailand
Year:1994
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:1994
Policy Type:
Policy Target:
Agency:Thailand Environment Institute (TEI)
URL:http://www.tei.or.th/greenlabel/aboutstructure.html
Description:

The Thai Green Label Scheme was created by the Thailand Business Council for Sustainable Development (TBCSD) in 1993, as a TBCSD council project. In 1994, it was formally launched by the Thailand Environment Institute (TEI), in association with the Ministry of Industry. TISI, NEPO and EGAT are all involved in supporting the scheme. Products or services which meet the Thai Green Label criteria can carry the Thai Green Label.

The products must be manufactured or assembled by ISO 9002 certified plants, quality control plant according to the test method number 5.6.1, or certified by other standardised tests of product quality that may be set in the future. Products must also be manufactured, transported and disposed of in a manner meeting requirements of all applicable governmental acts and regulations.

It is voluntary and it has been applied to the following labels: 

  • In 1994 – CFLs, fluorescent lamps, ballasts for fluorescent lamps
  • In 1997 – Displays, computers
  • In 1998 – Medium 3-phase electric motors
  • In 2002 – Refrigerators, refrigerator/freezers
  • In 2003 – Ballasts
  • In 2004 – Printers, DVD players, televisions
  • In 2007 – Clothes washers
  • In 2009 – Photocopiers
  • In 2010 – Room air conditioners (split and window wall)
  • In 2011 – Microwaves, CFLs, central air conditioners, fluorescent lamps

 

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Appliances and equipment

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