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The new EU energy label explained

The EU energy label gives information about the energy efficiency of a product.

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The new EU energy label explained

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The label rates products from dark green (most efficient) to red (least efficient). The label also shows total energy consumption and provides other information relevant to that product, such as water consumption and noise levels for washing machines, and  screen size.

This leaflet explains the new EU energy label.

Published 13 April 2011