Policy paper

Energy efficient products - helping us cut energy use

How EU-wide minimum energy performance standards and energy labels help improve the energy efficiency of common domestic appliances and products.

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Energy efficient products - helping us cut energy use

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This publication shows how EU-wide minimum energy performance standards and energy labels have helped improve the energy efficiency of common domestic appliances and products such as refrigerators, washing machines, TVs and lighting. It shows that, as a result of improving energy efficiency, such products are cheaper to run than in the past, and cost less to purchase (in real terms).

Published 9 July 2014