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Ecodesign requirements for pumps (Directive 2009/125/CE)

01/01/2013

Ecodesign requirements for the placing on the EU market of rotodynamic water pumps for pumping clean water, including where integrated in the products.

The commitment to our customers and the environment drives us to have ecological design as one of the most important pillars for our research and development of new projects. One of our main targets is to develop and improve our products to be more efficient, while respecting the environment.

In ESPA we want to create a better future and a healthier planet earth for our future generations.

For this reason, we inform you about the REGULATION (EU) No 547/2012 (published in OJEU on 26/06/2012) Implementation of the Directive 2009/125/CE with regard to ecodesign requirements for water pumps.

 

1. SUBJECT MATTER.

The Regulation establishes ecodesign requirements for the placing on the EU market of rotodynamic water pumps for pumping clean water, including where integrated in the products.

The Regulation should increase the market penetration of technologies that improve the life-cycle environmental impact of water pumps, leading to estimated energy savings of 3,3 TWh by 2020.

 

2. TIMETABLE

  1. From 1 January 2013, water pumps shall have a minimum efficiency of MEI=0,1
  2. From 1 January 2015, water pumps shall have a minimum efficiency of MEI=0,4
  3. From 1 January 2013, the information on water pumps shall comply with the product information requirements

  

3. PUMP DESIGNS IN THE SCOPE OF THE REGULATION EU No 547/2012

  1. End suction own bearing water pumps (ESOB)
  2. End suction close coupled water pumps (ESCC)
  3. End suction close coupled inline water pumps (ESCCi)
  4. Vertical multistage water pumps (MS-V)
  5. Submersible multistage water pumps (MSS). Only 4” and 6”
 
 

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