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Singapore NEA Energy Efficiency Testing Services

Complying to Singapore energy regulatory standards

Certain household electrical appliances supplied in Singapore are regulated by the Singapore National Environmental Agency (NEA) through the Mandatory Energy Labelling scheme (MELS) and the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS). TÜV SÜD provides testing services to verify that these regulated goods comply with the requirements.

MANDATORY ENERGY LABELLING SCHEME (MELS)

The MELS was introduced to aid Singapore consumers in comparing energy efficiency and making more informed choices when purchasing certain household appliances. Under MELS, regulated products would be labelled according to their energy consumption. TÜV SÜD can conduct tests on the following regulated household appliances:

  • Air Conditioner
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Refrigerators
  • Television
  • Lamps (Incandescent, Compact-Fluorescent, LED)

All registered suppliers supplying regulated goods must affix the Energy Label on the units that they supply in Singapore. The Energy Label shall be affixed only after the National Environment Agency (NEA) has issued the Certificate of Registration (COR) for the model. 

MINIMUM ENERGY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (MEPS)

In addition to MELS, suppliers must ensure that goods are able to meet the minimum energy performance standards (MEPS). The MEPS was set to raise the average energy efficiency of regulated goods in the market. TÜV SÜD can carry out the test in accordance with the relevant test standards stipulated by NEA.

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