Measures for the efficient use of energy - Room AC, Resistive heaters, Electric instantaneous heaters, Gas instantaneous boilers

Last updated: 3 July 2020

This decree establishes that public entities and/or companies, in case of  purchase or replacement of energy equipment, this  must be replaced by the most efficient technology on the market at the time of purchase. For this purpose, the Ministry of Energy and Mines, by means of a Ministerial Resolution, establishes the guidelines and/or technical specifications of the most efficient technologies for energy equipment.

The energy equipment, following under the scope of this decree are the following: lamps, ballasts for fluorescent lamps, refrigeration appliances, boilers, asynchronous or induction three-phase electric motors with squirrel cage rotor, washing machines, dryers, air conditioners and water heaters.

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building systems
  • Space cooling
  • Water heating
  • Lighting
  • Appliances
  • Refrigeration
  • Clothes washing
  • Industry end-uses
  • Industrial equipment