Standards

Energy Saving Label Japan

Energy Saving Label Japan

Governing Organization

Energy Conservation Center, Japan

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Auditing / Certification Body

Energy Conservation Center, Japan

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Assessment Type

Third party assessed by verified bodies

Memberships

Government Affiliated

Sectors Covered

Various Sectors

Issues Covered

Carbon, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Management

Description

Energy Saving Label - Japan: Under the Energy Conservation Law, labeling of product name, model, energy consumption efficiency and power/fuel consumption of each designated product is mandatory. But that labelling does not require energy consumption performance of a product to be labeled in terms of a relative comparison with that of other products.  In order to provide consumers with information on energy consumption efficiency that is easier to understand, the voluntary Energy Saving Labeling Program was launched on August 21, 2000. That can lead consumers to compare energy efficiencies so that they can select products with more higher energy efficiency when making a purchase. As of July 2008, the labeling is applied to 16 products (Air conditioners, Electric refrigerators, Electric freezers, Fluorescent lights, Electric toilet seats, TV sets, Computers, Magnetic disk units,

Sustainability Issues

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