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December 31st, 2018
Appliance Advisor Issue 4 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Appliance, HVAC/R and Water industry updates from UL. Appliance Advisor is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: A Letter from Domenico… read more

December 17th, 2018
Middle East – G-Mark 4th GNBCG-LV Metting in Dubai and New GSO Tracking System

By Gabriella Mazzola, Global Market Access Engineering Leader From October 22-24, Notified Bodies operating under GSO Regulation BD-142004-01 for Low Voltage Electrical and Appliances met in Dubai for the fourth meeting of the Group for the Low Voltage Electrical Equipment and Appliances Technical Regulation (GNBCG -LV). The GNBCG-LV meeting and relevant working groups have the… read more

December 17th, 2018
Ukraine – Energy Efficiency – New Technical Regulation on Energy Labeling for Cooking Appliances

By Paola Pesconi, Ukraine Regulatory Program Expert A technical regulation on energy efficiency labeling for cooking appliances was recently published and will become mandatory for Ukraine market access. Beginning December 12, 2018, a Ukrainian energy label must be placed on household electric and gas ovens and household hoods, informing customers about the Energy Efficiency class… read more

December 17th, 2018
Egypt – Energy Efficiency & Labeling Regulations

By Elena Andreula, EMEA Regulatory Program Expert In May 2018, The Egypt Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued Ministerial Decision No 477/2018 requiring refrigerating appliances, vacuum cleaners and air conditioners to comply with designated energy efficiency and labeling standards, effective beginning December 22, 2018. Before selling appliances in the Egyptian market, it is mandatory to… read more

December 17th, 2018
Europe – Draft Regulations on Energy Labeling and Eco-design

By Elena Andreula, EMEA Regulatory Program Expert The European Commission has released the draft regulations on Energy Labeling and Eco-design requirements for refrigerating appliances, household dishwashers, household washing machines and household washer-dryers. Therefore, the following Commission Regulations should be repealed: (EC) No 643/2009 – Eco-design requirements for refrigerating appliances (EU) No 1060/2010 – Energy Labeling… read more

November 2nd, 2018
Safer Gas for a Safer Future – Understanding the Transition from Gas Appliance Directive to Gas Appliance Regulation

In 1993, as part of an effort to improve the safety of gas appliances entering the European market, the Gas Appliance Directive was introduced. This directive applied to manufacturers of appliances that burn gaseous fuels for cooking, heating, producing hot water, refrigerating, lighting or washing and helped establish a clear path for market entry into… read more

November 2nd, 2018
Maintain a Safer Connection – Cybersecurity to Protect the IoT

As originally posted in Appliance Design Magazine IAM 2018 Over the last several years, it has become clear that connected technologies – those that comprise the internet of things (IoT) – are only going to grow in significance, capability, and overall number. Today, these products span across commercial, residential, and industrial products and allow users… read more

October 12th, 2018
Appliance Advisor Issue 3 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Appliance, HVAC/R and Water industry updates from UL. Appliance Advisor is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: UL Meets Cybersecurity Challenge… read more

October 11th, 2018
Appliance Advisor Issue 3 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Appliance, HVAC/R and Water industry updates from UL. Appliance Advisor is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: UL Meets Cybersecurity Challenge… read more

August 2nd, 2018
INSIDE UL: HVAC-R industry adapts to become “friendly” with flammable refrigerants

The eighties not only changed how we spray — hairspray, bug spray, spray paint in the form of aerosols — but how we cool our homes, appliances and cars. According to a 1985 study published in the science research journal Nature, ozone levels had dropped 10 percent below the normal January levels for Antarctica. This… read more