Policy status:Superseded
Date Effective:2008
Date Ended:September 15th 2010
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards
Policy Target:Residential Appliances, Residential Appliances>Standby, Residential Appliances>Cooking & Laundry, Residential Appliances>Home entertainment, Lighting
Agency:Danish Energy Agency (DEA)
Legal References:Act No. 308 of 30/04/2008 on the Ecodesign of Energy-using Products
Penalty:Financial penalty for non-compliance

Danish legislation implementing the EU Eco-design Directive was passed in April 2008, effectively allowing for minimum standards for energy consumption and other environmental characteristics to be determined for appliances and energy-using products put on the market in Denmark. Minimum standards according to the legislation will cover standby and off-modes for a range of products, including office, residential and street lighting, external power supplies and simple digital receiver boxes. European Commission and Member States have also agreed upon introducing standards for electric motors (0.75 to 150 kW), circulation pumps for domestic heating and cooling, refrigerators and freezers, televisions, residential washing machines. EU regulations for these products are likely to be introduced by 2010, and will be accordingly applied within Denmark. Superseeded by Consolidated act nr. 1068, September 15th 2010 on act on environmentally friendly design of energy related products.

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