Published in the European Union Official Journal on 28 July 2017

The Regulation introduced the return to the A-G scale with a differentiated timing. For consumer products, this should be achieved by 2020. Domestic air-conditioners, residential ventilation and professional refrigerated storage cabinets will have rescaled energy labels by 2025 at the latest. For space and water heaters (including heat pumps) the rescaling should be achieved by 2030. As from 1 January 2019 (in some cases 30 June) suppliers shall, before placing a product on the market, enter public and compliance information in a product database. In this article, the Eurovent Team has provided an assessment for members.