Regulations by Agency

Regulations by Agency

The following agencies have made their current regulations for power consumption and efficiency available on their websites. Please use the links below to read more about individual agencies and view pertinent information.

AgencyLocationApplications
California Energy CommissionUS - California onlyConsumer Audio and Video Equipment, Battery Charger Systems, Computers, Computer Monitors, Signage Displays, External Power Supplies, LED Lighting, Televisions
China Standard Certification Center (CSCC)ChinaExternal Power Supplies, Televisions, DVD/VCD Products, Clothes Washers, Computers, Copiers, Monitors, Printers, Fax Machines, Refrigerators, Microwaves, Set Top Boxes, Rice Cookers, Air Conditioners
ENERGY STARUSAir Conditioners, Appliances, Computers and Servers, Copiers, Dishwashers, Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment, External Power Supplies, Fans, Heating and Cooling Products, Home Audio/Video Equipment, Large Network Equipment, LED Lighting, Monitors, Multifunction Devices, Printers, Refrigerators and Freezers, Scanners, Set Top Boxes, Smart Home Energy Management Systems, Small Network Equipment, Televisions, Uninterruptible Power Supplies
EC EuP Ecodesign DirectiveEuropean UnionPersonal Computers (desktops & laptops) and Computer Monitors, Imaging Equipment, Televisions, Standby and Off-Mode Losses of EuPs, Battery Chargers and External Power Supplies, Lighting, HVAC, Refrigerators and Freezers, Dishwashers and Washing Machines
EU Energy Efficiency Label ReformEuropean UnionWashing Machines, Dishwashers, Televisions, Computer Monitors, Refrigerators
U. S. Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007)USBattery Chargers, Dehumidifiers, Dishwashers, External Power Supplies, Lighting, Microwave Ovens, Ovens, Ranges, Residential Furnaces, Uninterruptible Power Supplies
International Energy AgencyWorld WideMonitors trends in energy efficiency and clean energy technology

Additional agencies are listed on the following pages.

Other Asia/PacificIncludes: The Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ), Korea Energy Agency, Indian Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)
Other EuropeIncludes: Danish Energy Agency, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (United Kingdom), European Commission's Code of Conduct (EU), Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Swiss Federal Office of Energy
Other AmericasIncludes: Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Mexican General Directorate of Standards (DGN), Chilean Superintendencia de Electridad y Combustibles (SEC), and Brazil's National Energy Conservation Program (PROCEL), Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM)