consultations

19th November 2020

Consultation on changes to eco-labelling

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is consulting on proposed updates the existing ecodesign and energy labelling requirements which currently apply to light sources and separate control gears (‘lighting products’) in the UK.  Consultation closes 27th January 2021. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/draft-ecodesign-and-energy-labelling-regulations-lighting-sources-2021

4th November 2020

DEFRA consultation

DEFRA is consulting on reducing ammonia emissions from urea fertilisers. Consultation closes 26th  January 2021.  The consultation is on plans to reduce ammonia emissions in England by regulating the use or sale of solid urea fertilisers.  https://consult.defra.gov.uk/air-quality-and-industrial-emissions/reducing-ammonia-emissions-from-urea-fertilisers/

30th September 2020

Consultation of Draft Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Regulations

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is consulting on Draft Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Regulations 2021. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/draft-ecodesign-and-energy-labelling-regulations-2021 Consultation closes 11th November.  The consultation covers:

updating ecodesign requirements for electric motors, household washing machines/washer-dryers, household dishwashers, household refrigeration and electronic displaysintroducing ecodesign requirements for welding equipment and commercial refrigeration

introducing energy labelling requirements for commercial refrigeration