Technical Bulletin – January 2018

Power Partners is Ready for EU Energy Efficiency CoC Tier 2 Legislation

Ever–Evolving Efficiency Standards

Since 2004, a number of regulatory agencies dedicated to the common goal of energy conservation have sprung up around the globe. This trend was kicked off when researchers at UC Berkeley determined that approximately 195TWh of electrical energy was being wasted yearly in the United States as a result of standby power in electrical devices that were left plugged into the grid when they were not in use. That’s enough energy to power the entirety of China for more than 10 days.

As time goes on, these agencies continue to put ever-increasing pressure on OEMs to develop energy efficient products. New standards have been published almost every year since 2004 by agencies in the US, Canada, China, Australia, Canada, and the European Union, each more stringent than the last. Since 2014, the US Department of Energy (DoE) and the European Union’s Institute for Energy and Transport (a division of the JRC) have been at the forefront of the energy conservation movement… Read More (view pdf)>>

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