DC2016: Philippine Standards and Labelling Program

Last updated: 29 May 2019
This supercedes the previous standards and labelling requirements, previously covered by Department of Trade and Industry (PNS) now under the control of the Department of Energy

DC2016-04-0005

1. Air conditioners
Scope: fixed speed and variable speed, capacity up to 14kW
Label: Mandatory comparative 5-star
MEPS: fixed speed (<3.33 kW: 2.90 CSPF; > 3.33 kW: 2.81 CSPF), variable speed (<3.33kW: 3.25 CSPF, >3.33 kW: 3.13 CSPF)

2. Refrigerator
Scope: up to 600L
Label: Mandatory comparative 5-star
MEPS: EEF of 172

3. Television
Scope: up to 813mm (47")
Label: Mandatory comparative 5-star
MEPS: Standby power <1.0 W

4. Washing Machine
Scope: Manual and automatic up to 10kg
Label: Mandatory comparative 5-star
MEPS: EEF of 4.5 kg/kWh per cycle

5. Compact Fluorescent (CFL)
Scope: 3 to 5 W
Label: Mandatory comparative 5-star
MEPS: see annex 1 for table of MEPS

6. Linear Fluorescent (LFL)
Scope: 10 to 40 W
Label: Mandatory comparative 5-star
MEPS: see annex 1 for table of MEPS

7. Compact Fluorescent (CFL) or single capped fluorescent
Scope: 10 to 40 W
Label: Mandatory comparative 5-star
MEPS: see annex 1 for table of MEPS

8. Lamp ballasts
Scope: up to 40 W
Label: Mandatory Indicative value
MEPS: none

9. Passenger cars
Scope: <8 seats in addition to driver seats
Label: Mandatory comparative 5-star
MEPS: none

10. Commercial vehicles
Scope: <3.5 tonnes
Label: Mandatory comparative 5-star
MEPS: none

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building systems
  • Space cooling
  • Lighting
  • Appliances
  • Refrigeration
  • Clothes washing
  • Plug loads
  • Transport end-uses
  • Road transport
  • Passenger Vehicles
  • Commercial Vehicles