Ecodesign: origins & perspectives


  • KYOTO (1997), COP21 (Paris 2015) and COP22 (Marrackech 2016) define the targets to restrict the global warming to 1,5°C.
  • EcoDesign directive 2009/125/EC define a framework for all energy-consuming equipments. It is mandatory for all products sold and used in European Union.
  • The regulations resulting from EcoDesign define, for each product family, minimum efficiencies to achieve in 2 steps.

Rules


The regulation ensue from EcoDesign are mandatory to apply, even if the local governments don’t implement them into national regulations or decrees:

Electric motors  EC 640/2009:

  • 1st tier: motors IE2 => 16th june 2011
  • 2nd tier: motors IE3 if P>7.5 kW => 1st january 2015
  • 3rd tier: moteurs IE3 => 1st january 2017 

Fans EU 327/2011:

  • 1st tier: 1st january 2013
  • 2nd tier: 1st january 2015

Air conditioners (P<12kW) and comfort fans EU 206/2012:

  • 1st tier: 1st january 2013
  • 2nd tier: 1st january 2014

Ventilation units EU 1253/2014:

  • 1st tier: 1st january 2016
  • 2nd tier: 1st january 2018

Space heaters and combination heaters EU 813/2013:

  • 1st tier: 26th september 2015
  • 2nd tier: 26th september 2017

Low temperature process chillers and condensing units EU 2015/1095 (dedicated to industrial application and/or refrigeration):

  • 1st tier: 1st July 2016
  • 2nd tier: 1st january 2018

Air heating products, cooling products, high temperature process chillers and fan coil units EU 2016/2281:

  • 1st tier: 1st July 2018
  • 2nd tier: 1st january 2021

Ranges concerned


ROOFTOP
EU 2016/2281
BALTIC
FLEXAIR
ENERGY
UNITARY
EU 2016/2281
AQUALEAN
FLATAIR
COMPACTAIR
AIRCOOLAIR
CHILLER
EU 2016/2281
EU 813/2013
EU 2015/1095
ECOLEAN
ECOMFORT
AQUA4
NEOSYS
HYDROLEAN
MWC
FAN COILS
EU 2016/2281
ALLEGRA
INALTO
ARMONIA
ARIA
COMFAIR HV
COMFAIR HD
AXIL
VENTILATION UNITS
EU 1253/2014
CLEANAIR LX
eNeRGy (without condenser)

CONDENSING UNITS
EU 2015/1095
MINI
VANGUARD
MAXI
DUO CU
MEGA
MONOHAVANE
MULTIHAVANE

 


The following directive are not connected to Ecodesign, but they are also directives and European regulations:


  • F gaz (517/2014/EU) Fluorinated greenhouse gases used,
  • DESP (2014/68/EU) for pressure equipment,
  • DEEE (2012/19/EU) for waste electrical and electronic equipment,
  • Machinery directive (2006/42/EC),
  • Low voltage directive (2014/35/EU),
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (2014/30/EU).
Languages
Follow us...

LENNOX EMEA