Verification of compliance is a major condition for the success of every European policy, including the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling policies. The current level of market surveillance by Member States is clearly insufficient and there is a need for more systemic and effective product checks. Our goal is to ensure the EU’s market surveillance regime is sufficiently robust to ensure that environmental benefits of Ecodesign and Energy Labelling are not lost.
Earlier this year, the European Commission adopted improved energy labels for a number of domestic and commercial appliances.
ECOS has launched a stakeholder consultation with the aim to collect cases of circumvention of products under the Ecodesign and Energy