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Refrigerators with a direct sales function

Energy labelling and ecodesign requirements apply to this product.

Refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function include super market cabinets, cabinets for scooping ice-cream, refrigerated vending machines, beverage coolers and ice-cream freezers.

Energy label

The EU energy labels for refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function use, as of 1 March 2021, a scale from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient) under Regulation (EU) 2019/2018. The labels provide information on the product’s

  • energy efficiency class
  • energy consumption
  • volume or display areas of the compartments
  • temperature of the compartments

For beverage coolers and ice-cream freezers, the labels also show the maximum ambient temperature.

Energy label commercial fridge

Ecodesign requirements

Rules on ecodesign for refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function apply from 1 March 2021 under Regulation (EU) 2019/2024.

Energy savings

The regulations are expected to lead to energy savings of 48 TWh in 2030, which represents half of the final energy consumption of Belgium in 2016.

Documents

 

5 DECEMBER 2019
Regulation on energy labelling for refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function (EU) 2019/2018
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(528.84 KB - HTML)
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10 MARCH 2021
Regulation (EU) 2021/340 amending Regulations (EU) 2019/2013 to 2018
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(972.52 KB - HTML)
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5 DECEMBER 2019
Regulation on ecodesign requirements for refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function (EU) 2019/2024
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(465.05 KB - HTML)
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10 MARCH 2021
Regulation (EU) 2021/341 amending Regulations (EU) 2019/424, 1781 and 2020 to 2024
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(769.88 KB - HTML)
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23 OCTOBER 2018
Frequently asked questions on the energy labelling measures for suppliers and dealers (January 2023)
English
(732.18 KB - PDF)
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23 OCTOBER 2018
Frequently asked questions on the ecodesign measures for manufacturers and importers (January 2023)
English
(1.47 MB - PDF)
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