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Energy efficiency labels for ACs to come into force from July 25: MoCI

Energy efficiency labels for ACs to come into force from July 25: MoCI

Through this method, the labels will be issued according to the Omani Gulf regular specifications for power efficiency and minimum power efficiency needs for air conditioners GSO 2530/2016 from July 25.

Khamis bin Abdulrahman al Farsi, director common of Standards and Metrology in MoCI, mentioned that a quantity of power efficiency labels have currently been issued to a quantity of organizations. For details about these labels, the organizations can log on to http://dgsm.gso.org.sa/eer

He mentioned that the power efficiency label is a sticker placed on an air conditioner. “This label provides an concept of its energy consumption via the quantity of stars. Every improve in the quantity of star shows rise in the efficiency of the air conditioner in terms of energy consumption.

“It is placed on the single unit kind of air conditioner which is also identified as window ACs, split ACs with two units. The label is developed to inform customers about the efficiency of the air conditioner. This aids them in picking the very best gear providing value to criteria such as significantly less consumption of electrical energy, higher-high quality efficiency and a lengthy life.

“This is also aimed at increasing the capability of products’ control system. Among the requirements of the energy efficiency label of air conditioners is the high level of safety and environment protection.”

Farsi mentioned that the label will assist customs to speed up clearing of goods complying Omani specifications, avoid shipment rejection and save expenses. “The regular aids in attaining a quantity of financial objectives such as cutting down on electrical energy consumption which will be reflected in the government investment program in the field of energy plants.

“From the environment aspect, the label is aimed at reducing electronic and electrical waste, CO2 emissions and less energy consumption.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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