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Do domestic home appliances use more energy than manufacturers claim?

The latest report from MarketWatch , an alliance of European NGOs and consumer organisations set up to monitor product compliance with EU energy regulations, has revealed some quite surprising findings . They include a dishwasher that needed two runs on the test setting to clean properly, and a...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 22/03/2016 - 17:00

22/03/2016

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Making product energy claims stick

As part of a drive to stop misleading energy claims, we’re about to crank up the surveillance on goods that consume gas and electricity in the UK and beyond. We also aim to increase compliance to Europe-wide standards. Think of us as energy-saving mystery shoppers - one of 16 organisations across...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 18/02/2014 - 08:45

18/02/2014

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