Energy Technology List (ETL) product testing framework

A guide to testing your products for inclusion on the ETL.


ECA guidance note 5: Energy Technology List (ETL) product testing framework

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This document provides a framework for product testing that can be used by suppliers to establish ETL compliant equipment testing practices.

Published 1 July 2014
Last updated 9 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance on testing of products for the Energy Technology List (ETL)
  2. The testing guidance has been updated.
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