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On 8 July 2015, the European Union announced Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No. 2015/1094, supplementing Directive 2010/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, with regard to energy labelling of professional refrigerated storage cabinets, and Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2015/1095, implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, with regard to ecodesign requirements for professional refrigerated storage cabinets, blast cabinets, condensing units and process chillers.

Regulation (EU) No. 2015/1094

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No. 2015/1094 supplementing to the Directive 2010/30/EU establishes requirements for the energy labelling of, and the provision of supplementary product information on, electric mains-operated professional refrigerated storage cabinets, including those sold for the refrigeration of foodstuffs and animal feed. It also specifies the responsibilities of suppliers and dealers, as well as the measurement and calculation methods used to define energy efficiency class, annual energy consumption and volumes.

Regulation (EU) No. 2015/1095

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2015/1095 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC establishes ecodesign requirements for professional refrigerated storage cabinets, blast cabinets, condensing units and process chillers. In addition, it specifies ecodesign requirements and timetable, the conformity assessment, the verification procedure for market surveillance purposes, indicative benchmarks and transitional provision.

Enforcement Action

  • Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2015 /1094 of 5 May 2015 shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union (8 July 2015).
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2015 /1095 of 5 May 2015 shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union (8 July 2015).

What do the changes mean for energy related products?

This regulation affects electric mains-operated professional refrigerated storage cabinets, including those sold for the refrigeration of foodstuffs and animal feed, as well as blast cabinets, condensing units and process chillers. In addition, you must ensure products are in compliance with this regulation before it enters into force.

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