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EU Energy Labels and energy efficiency rating

EU Energy Labels were created to help consumers understand the energy efficiency of appliances. When shopping for a new appliance consumers can easily identify which products use less energy and produce less CO2, two factors that will help them reduce their energy bills.

EU Energy Labels grade appliances with the letters 'A' to 'G', and a colour gradient that goes from green to red. The most energy efficient products are dark green and ‘A+++’ rated, while the least efficient appliances are dark red in colour and rated ‘F’ or ‘G’.

 

Which appliances come with EU energy labels?

 

By law, the EU Energy Label should appear on the following products:

 

  • Boilers
  • Washing machines
  • Tumble dryers
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Dishwashers
  • Electric ovens
  • Electric ovens
  • Heaters
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Televisions
  • Light bulbs

 

Newer boilers are more energy efficient. You can read more about new boilers, cost, types and advice before buying.

 

What else does the EU Energy Label say? 

 

In addition to the efficiency of a product, EU Energy Labels may also display other statistics related to a product’s performance. These include things like; washing performance, noise levels, size and water consumption, depending on the type of appliance.

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