Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2003
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Voluntary Approaches
Policy Target:
Agency:Ministry of Environment
Description:In June 2002, the Japanese Diet approved the expansion of the Top Runner Programme to come into force in April 2003. Under this programme, the energy performances of the most efficient products supplied domestically are used to set up the next efficiency standards. Committees of experts set target efficiency values relative to 2000 levels. The extension of the scheme covers gas heaters, oil heaters, gas cooking heaters, gas water heaters, oil water heaters, shower toilettes, vending machines and electrical transformers.

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