DC2016: Philippine Standards and Labelling Program

Last updated: 22 July 2020

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 (see specific policy entry)

MEPS: fixed speed (<3.33 kW: 2.90 CSPF; >3.33 kW: 2.81 CSPF), variable speed (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
  • Private passenger transport
  • Freight transport