Minimum Energy Performance Standards and Labelling (03/2013/QD-TTg)

Last updated: 24 October 2019

Amendment of Decision No. 51/2011/QD-TTg

The minimum energy efficiency level and the roadmap for implementation are as follows:

 Implementation of energy labeling in compulsory forms:

- From July 1, 2013 for household appliances: Straight tube fluorescent lamps, compact fluorescent lamps, electromagnetic and electronic ballasts for fluorescent lamps, air conditioners, standing washing machines, electric rice cookers, electric fans;

- From January 1, 2014 for household appliances: Refrigerators, horizontal cage washing machines, television sets;

- From July 1, 2013 for industrial equipment group including: Three-phase distribution transformer, electric motor.

For home appliances group:

As of January 1, 2015, it is not allowed to import and produce equipment with energy efficiency below the minimum energy efficiency level

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Lighting
  • Interior lighting
  • Appliances
  • Clothes washing
  • Plug loads
  • Industry end-uses
  • Industrial equipment