A decent Black Friday. Overall businesses record improvement over last year but sales levels fall shy of 2019.
26 November 2021
The usual popularity of gadgets, electronics and appliances was this year once again re-confirmed Following...
GRTU has been informed of the following communication from the Malta Standards Authority:
Please note that various implementing measures that treat the minimum energy efficiency requirements of various product groups will enter into force later on this year. These include:
External Power Supplies through regulation 278/2009
High intensity Discharge lamps and fluorescent lamps without integrated ballast through regulation 245/2009
Televisions through regulation 642/2009
Household refrigerators through regulation 643/2009
Also as from 1 September 2010 stage 2 of the requirements on non-directional lamps will start to apply. For more information see – http://ec.europa.eu/energy/efficiency/ecodesign/lumen/index_en.htm
More details on these dates may be found at http://www.msa.org.mt/rad/ecodesign/EUP_inforce/EUP%20in%20force.doc
Information on the above regulations may be found at – http://ec.europa.eu/energy/efficiency/ecodesign/legislation_en.htm
As regards Energy labelling – the proposals on the energy labelling of televisions and the revamping of the energy label of refrigerators is in a very advanced stage. The draft regulations may be found at :
Besides an energy label with a new format these regulations will introduce requirements related with the advertisement and promotional material related to these products.
If more information is required please contact the undersigned Ing. Joseph Micallef
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