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Vde Ecodesign Rome 2009

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Vde Ecodesign Rome 2009

  1. 1. Energy using Products (EuP): Requirements for Ecodesign Rome, December 3rd, 2009 Frank Rheiner VDE Testing and Certification Institute frank.rheiner@vde.com www.vde-institut.com
  2. 2. Ecodesign Directive The Directive 2009/125/EC (former 2005/32/EC) of the European Parliament and of the Council establishes a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-related products. Goal: To contribute to sustainable development by increasing energy efficiency and the level of protection of the environment, while at the same time increasing the security of the energy supply. energy efficiency / Legislation environmental Manufacturer protection Consumers
  3. 3. Structure of regulative framework ─ Standards and Directives Standards – Normative elements Directives – Legal elements DIN EN ISO 14040 : 2006 Generic Directive 2002/96/EC - WEEE Environmental Management – waste electrical and electronic requirements Lifecycle Assessment equipment2002/95/EC - RoHS Directive (WEEE) - Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in in Directive 2009/125/EC electrical and electronic DIN IEC 62430 Ed.1.0 equipment for the setting of Framework Industry Environmentally Conscious Ecodesign requirements for the specific Design for Electrical and design of energy-related products requirements Electronic Products IEC 62075:2008 - EN 62075 Implementing measures: Sector Audio/Video, IT and Communica- Definition of Ecodesign specific tion Appliances- Environmentally requirements Conscious Design requirements
  4. 4. Definition Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC: "Ecodesign" means the integration of environmental aspects into product design with the aim of improving the environmental performance of the product throughout its whole life cycle. DIN IEC 62430: “The goal of environmentally conscious design is the reduction of adverse environmental impacts of a product throughout its entire life cycle.” Design Production Transport Use End of Life Life Cycle Assessment
  5. 5. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): Optimization of ecodesign parameters kg CO2 Demonstration of improvements possible regarding Selection of Materials and Processes Place of manufacturing Packaging Materials Energy Efficiency Recyclability Product A Product B LCA allows long term cost savings by selection of reduced energy/CO2 manufacturing and materials • Improvement between Product Generations LCA provides marketing arguments and makes • Comparison of two Ecodesign transparent to the customer products with similar functionality
  6. 6. Implementing measures Source: www.eup-network.de Status as of November 17, 2009
  7. 7. VDE services for environmental protection Eco design Life Cycle Assessment Chemical product analysis (Material declaration, REACH, RoHS, WEEE) Energy Energy efficiency measurements Stand-by-Measurements V Quality Tested Audits high performance energy efficient Environmental managements systems low noise Quality management systems ID. 49000000 Additional services Marks for environmental friendly, energy efficient and quality products Noise emission measurements EMC measurements Environmental tests (Accelerated lifetime tests)
  8. 8. VDE Italy – Your local partner VDE Italia c/o Centro Commerciale Vulcano Piazza Privata Francesco Caltagirone, 75 I-20099 Sesto San Giovanni (MI) Tel: +39 0 22 483 9178 Fax: +39 0 22 409 287 Laura.Riva@vde.com Thank you for your attention!

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