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Overview Labelling

The Labelling Directive aims at setting labelling requirements for energy consumption and the use of other resources of particular product groups. Whereas the directive only sets the frame, product group specific delegated acts (e.g. regulations) are elaborated in a subsequent process.

After a product group has been selected for labelling, the next steps to obligatory regulations are as follows:

  1. Use of the information provided in the according Ecodesign preparatory study
  2. Working Document drafted by the European Commission, discussion in the Consultation Forum; depending on the development of the discussions, draft documents can be revised several times (only the most recent version is linked below)
  3. Adoption of a regulation by the EU Commission
  4. The regulation is sent to the EU Parliament and the Council for scrutiny
  5. Mandatory regulation published in the Official Journal of the European Union
Product groups Ecodesign Prep. Study Working document / Consultation Forum Adoption by Commission EU-Parliament / Council Regulation Regulation mandatory from
Lot 1 Boilers and combiboilers       Reg. 811/2013Amendm. 518/2014 26.09.2015
Lot 2 Water heaters       Reg. 812/2013Amendm. 518/2014 26.09.2015
Lot 3 Monitors Working document
Lot 5 Consumer Electronics: TV       Reg. 1062/2010Amendm. 518/2014 30.11.2011
Lot 8 Office lighting
Lot 9 Street lighting
Lot 10 Room air conditioning       Reg. 626/2011Amendm. 518/2014 01.01.2013
Lot 10 Residential Ventilation       Reg. 1254/2014 01.01.2016
Lot 12 Commercial refrigerators and freezers Reg. 1094/2015 28.07.2015
Lot 13 Domestic refrigerators and freezers       Reg. 1060/2010Amendm. 518/2014 30.11.2011
Lot 14 Domestic dishwashers       Reg. 1059/2010Amendm. 518/2014 20.12.2011
Lot 14 Domestic washing machines       Reg. 1061/2010Amendm. 518/2014 20.12.2011
Lot 15 Solid fuel boilers       Reg. 1187/2015 10.08.2015
Lot 16 Household tumble driers       Reg. 392/2012Amendm. 518/2014 29.05.2013
Lot 17 Vacuum cleaners       Reg. 665/2013Amendm. 518/2014 01.09.2014
Lot 19 Domestic lighting part I and II       Reg. 874/2012Amendm. 518/2014 01.09.2013
Lot 20 Local space heaters       Reg. 1186/2015 10.08.2015
Lot 22 Domestic and commercial ovens       Reg. 65/2014 01.01.2015
Lot 23 Domestic and commercial hobs and grills       Reg. 65/2014 01.01.2015
Lot 24 Professional washing machines, dryers and dishwashers
Lot 25 Non-tertiary coffee machines  
Lot 32 Windows
ENTR Lot 1 Professional refrigerating products Working document
ENTR Lot 6 Ventilation       Reg. 1254/2014 01.01.2016
JRC Taps and showers