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The Ecodesign and the Energy Label directives are two of the policy instruments deployed in the EU for reducing the environmental impacts of products throughout their entire life cycles. In the last years, the European Commission's Directorates for Energy, and for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs have implemented ecodesign and labelling requirements to a wide basket of products.

This website provides information on the revision of the Energy Label regulation 65/2014 on domestic ovens and range hoods and of the Ecodesign Regulation 66/2014 on domestic ovens, hobs and range hoods. The project is carried out for the European Commission's Directorate General for the Environment by Directorate B - Growth and Innovation of the European Commission´s Joint Research Centre (JRC). The project has started in 2019 and is expected to be completed in 2020.

Regulation 65/2015 on energy labelling of domestic ovens and range hoods calls for a review in light of technological progress. Regulation 66/2014 on ecodesign of domestic ovens, hobs and range hoods calls for a review 'in light of technological progress' and, particularly, an assessment of potential requirements to enhance the recovery and recycling of the appliances; durability and lifetime requirements as well as the inclusion of professional and commercial appliances, and fume and odour removal requirements.

A comprehensive analysis of domestic ovens, hobs and range hoods will be conducted following the Methodology for the Ecodesign of Energy-related Products (MEErP). This will include the collection, processing and production of environmental, economic and technical information.

Based on this evidence, the JRC Directorate B will support DG ENER in the revision of the existing ecodesign and labelling regulations, and in the Impact Assessment. JRC-Dir.B will undertake independent, neutral, science-based research and involve stakeholder experts through a structured technical working group process.

Stakeholder involvement is a crucial part of this study. During the project, continuous and wide consultation is foreseen with experts and stakeholders representing manufacturers, supply chain industry, consumer organizations, academia, and NGOs, as well as Member State representatives.

The active participation of stakeholders, and your feedback and comments during the project are very welcome and appreciated. If you would like to be involved in the consultation process, you are invited to register as a stakeholder through this website and participate through BATIS.Once registered, you will be regularly informed about the progress of the project, including consultations, meetings and events as well as preliminary findings. on draft documents, and respond to questionnaires. For any administrative queries, please use the dedicated mail.

 

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