COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 278/2009

Last updated: 18 November 2019

This Regulation establishes ecodesign requirements related to electric power consumption in no-load condition and average active efficiency of external power supplies.

2. This Regulation shall not apply to:

(a) voltage converters;

(b) uninterruptible power supplies;

(c) battery chargers;

(d) halogen lighting converters;

(e) external power supplies for medical devices;

(f) external power supplies placed on the market no later than 30 June 2015 as a service part or spare part for an identical external power supply which was placed on the market not later than one year after this Regulation has come into force, under the condition that the service part or spare part, or its packaging, clearly indicates the primary load product(s) for which the spare part or service part is intended to be used with.

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Energy management systems (buildings)
  • Other
  • Multiple end-uses