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PocketWatt tool set to continue as Digi-Label project comes to an end

Energy Saving Trust’s International Collaboration team have been co-ordinating the Digi-Label project – a European project to improve consumer understanding of energy labels - for the past three years. As the project draws to a close, they’ve released a snapshot of some of the early findings from...

Submitted by Rebecca Milligan on Mon, 04/03/2019 - 20:22

04/03/2019

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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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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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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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