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Energy ratings: everything you need to know

Energy ratings come in a number of different forms, and while they’re there to help us make sound decisions based on the long-term running costs and greenhouse gas emissions of the products we use, they can sometimes be misunderstood. Here, we give a low-down on labels, and how to get the best out...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 08/01/2019 - 13:10

08/01/2019

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Home electrical appliances using more energy than stated

• Tests need to keep up-to-date with product advancements • In-home monitoring recommended to give real life electricity consumption • Call for consumer awareness campaign A new European study has indicated that some home appliances may be using considerably more energy than stated on their label...

Submitted by StewMuir on Thu, 22/06/2017 - 15:29

22/06/2017

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Europe’s new, old energy label

• A-G product labels to return • The end is nigh for '+++' ratings • Opportunity for innovation - but issues to iron out It’s out with the new, in with the old for eco labelling. The European energy label is reverting back to its original A-G format, saying goodbye to its three pluses for good...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 13/04/2017 - 15:47

13/04/2017

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To testing times: 15 years of Energy Saving Trust product trials

• From insulation to smart homes - how product testing has changed • Tests have brought trust and raised awareness • How can you bring the next green technology to the market? Energy Saving Trust (EST) is celebrating 15 years of technology testing and field trials . With the team now offering three...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 22/07/2016 - 14:34

22/07/2016

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Digital labels could maximise energy information on home appliances

• New project aims to eliminate confusing labels • Focus on giving consumers what they want • Designed to suit any retailer, no matter what size Energy labels are a great start in helping us understand the energy consumed by the appliances and gadgets we use – but there is always room for...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 13/04/2016 - 15:40

13/04/2016

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Do Europe's televisions have the right energy labels?

• ComplianTV tests over 170 sets for energy efficiency • Research into how TVs are labelled in shops • Some concern over developments in more hi-tec models Energy labelling on TVs is a relatively new thing, having only been introduced in 2010. There are already strong signs that it's pushing the...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 04/04/2016 - 13:52

04/04/2016

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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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