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Press Release - Water Pumps and the Eco-Design Directive - January 2020

Jan 14, 2020

As part of the EU Commission’s ongoing revision to the Eco-Design Directive, pump manufacturers across Europe want to implement the extended product approach (EPA) for water pumps. This would result in not only the pump being covered, but the entire pumping unit, along with the necessary electric motor and control system, falling within scope of the Directive - as is already the case with heating pumps.
Total life cycle cost counts
This proposal would have a huge impact on energy efficiency. After China and the USA, Europe has the third largest electricity consumption in the world (...)