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30.08.2018 10:45
The government approved amendments to the Energy Labeling ordinance
Through the new texts, the Bulgarian legislation will be aligned with the European Parliament Regulation adopted last year

  • All products will be labeled with a new, updated and clearer scale from A (highest performance) to G (least effective).
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Amendments to the Ordinance on labeling requirements and the provision of standard information on energy related products in respect of energy and other consumption are approved, a press release from the government press service stated.
A Regulation of the European Parliament was adopted in July last year, which repealed the current Energy Labeling Regulation. With the changes made, the Bulgarian legislation will meet the requirements of the European Parliament and the Council on the labeling of the products, the press service of the Council of Ministers.
In the future, all products will be labeled with a new, updated and clearer scale from A (highest performance) to G (least efficient). This system will gradually replace the current A +++ system with G labels, which have resulted in the development of more energy efficient products in recent years no longer allowing consumers to make a clear distinction between the most energy efficient elements. According to the Institute for Energy Management, consumers will see the first energy labels with the new rating scale without "+" (A + / A ++ / A +++ etc.) in stores early in the end of 2019.

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