New EU energy labels for light bulbs will apply from September 1
Helen O’Dwyer, of Solus, writes:
A brand-new version of the widely-recognised EU energy label for light bulbs and light sources will be applicable in all shops and online retailers from September 1st with an 18-month transition period for products already on the market.
The most important change is a return to a simple A-G scale on energy labels because more and more products are now achieving ratings as A, A+ or A++ according to the current scale causing confusion for consumers. [Solus webinar on the changes here]
The new energy label will leave empty energy efficiency classes at the top of the scale for advancing technologies and to encourage manufacturers to develop more energy efficient products…