Policy paper

RHI: Introduction of the ecodesign of energy-related products directive

Document outlining the effects of the introduction of The Ecodesign of Energy Related Products Directive (ErP) and The Energy Labelling Directive for heat pumps.

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Renewable Heat Incentive: Introduction of the Ecodesign of Energy-related Products Directive

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A policy document outlining the effects of the introduction of The Ecodesign of Energy Related Products Directive (ErP) and The Energy Labelling Directive for heat pumps. These implement a new standard methodology for calculating the efficiency of heat pumps, set a minimum performance criteria, and introduce a product and system label that display the energy efficiency of the product. Regulations, referencing new industry standards that implement ErP, will be laid on 6 July 2015, with provisions relating to ErP coming into force on 26 September 2015.

Published 6 July 2015