|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Product standards, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Sectoral standards, Regulatory Instruments>Monitoring, Regulatory Instruments>Obligation schemes , Regulatory Instruments>Other mandatory requirements|
|Policy Target:||Commercial/Industrial Equipment>Kitchens & Laundry, Commercial/Industrial Equipment>Other, Energy Utilities>Demand-side management/End-use services, Industry>Industrial equipment, Lighting, Lighting>Commercial, Lighting>Residential, Residential Appliances, Residential Appliances>Computers, Residential Appliances>Cooking & Laundry, Residential Appliances>Home entertainment, Residential Appliances>Other, Residential Appliances>Refrigeration|
|Agency:||NDRC and China Standards Certification Center|
In 1999, the China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) promulgated the process of revising single-period mandatory energy efficiency standards that were more consistent with international best practices. Alongside this development, China Standards Certification Center launched a new voluntary energy efficiency endorsement labelling program targeting the top 25% most efficient products.The NDRC also issued the Management Method for Energy Conservation Products Certification to establish the administrative framework for certifying standards and the voluntary endorsement label.
These policies first put forth in 1999 has grown since.
Related policies include developments in 2005:
The mandatory energy efficiency label identifies a product's efficiency on a scale of 1 to 5, with one being the least efficient and 5 the most. Labels must be present at the point of sale of any product covered by the mandate. Manufacturers are required to submit product performance information to CELC but allowed to print the label on their own products and product literatures.
Initially covering only two products, today the mandatory energy efficieny label covers:
Last modified: Mon, 22 May 2017 11:26:58 CEST