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On 17 September 2019, the New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) published information sheets and guidance documents regarding MEPS and mandatory energy performance labelling requirements for various products.
The information sheets clarify the requirements for MEPS or mandatory energy performance labelling (MEPL)/ energy rating labelling (ERL) for a number of products. The guidance documents provide a useful checklist for importers or manufacturers on how to fulfil the requirements of these products sold in New Zealand.
The products include the following:
For electric motors and refrigerated cabinets, the guidance documents also set out the voluntary requirements of pre-registration.