Do you pay attention to energy labels when buying appliances? Here’s why you should do it!
European Union project EU product label for energy and ecodesign launches a national campaign to better understand the meaning of energy labels on household appliances so that you can choose a more energy-efficient device when purchasing. This saves money and protects the environment.
This campaign is part of the campaign Turn green About the energy efficiency of the Ministry of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia and the European Union.
– Serbia still consumes three to four times more electricity than EU countries, so increasing energy efficiency is a priority, said Mining and Energy Minister Zorana Mihajlovic.
Why new energy labels were introduced
In line with the European Union’s 2030 targets for reducing energy consumption, this year has seen an increase in the energy efficiency expectations that household appliances must meet in order to be on the market. That is why new energy labels have been introduced in the European Union, which will go along with them, and which will also be applied in Serbia.
Why energy labels are important
– If you knew that saving insulation on a building’s facade saves electricity, you may not be aware that buying an “A” branded appliance and a green arrow will also save you electricity and money, but also reduce CO2 emissions. They are high-energy devices, unlike those marked in red, which consume much more electricity. Devices marked with a new label “G” with the lowest energy efficiency class consume at least twice as much electricity as products marked “A” per year, “said Bernard Gindroz, head of the project team. EU product label for energy and ecodesign.
What are the colors and symbols on the energy labels of refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, and other household products, how to choose the least energy-efficient device that saves your home budget, and the environment? Turn green and more information can be found at this address.
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