What products do ecodesign requirements apply to?
If you manufacture certain energy-related products you must take account of environmental aspects in the design and development of the products.
If you import or supply certain energy-related products you must ensure that the product meets the specific requirements for the type of product.
Products with ecodesign requirements
Ecodesign regulations have been agreed for:
- Air conditioners and comfort fans
- Air heating and cooling products
- Computers and servers
- Cooking appliances
- Electric motors
- External power supplies
- Fridges and freezers
- Industrial fans
- Local space heaters
- Off mode, standby and networked standby functions
- Power transformers
- Professional refrigerators
- Set-top boxes
- Solid fuel boilers
- Space and water heaters
- Tumble driers
- Vacuum cleaners
- Ventilation units
- Washing machines
- Water pumps
Each category is regulated by a separate European Union (EU) implementing regulation. This sets requirements that the products must meet to be placed on the EU market.