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European Commission Planning a Revision to the Energy Efficiency Directive

Energy efficiency: Binding targets will hinder EU growth The Parliament Magazine, May 3, 2016 This autumn, the European Commission is planning a revision to the energy efficiency directive. Both the Commission and Parliament are currently evaluating the implementation of the existing directive, originally adopted back in 2012. The best word to describe how the directive […]

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PERFORMER Project Aims to Monitor Energy Performance

Better monitoring for energy efficiency in buildings Phys.org, February 23, 2015 The past five years have seen energy efficiency in buildings moving from a welcomed addition to a sector priority. Unfortunately, well-defined targets do not always translate in effective measures: gaps between projected and actual performance can be huge, resulting in poor return on investment. […]

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IE3 Electric Motors Required by the EU MEPS

Mandatory IE3 electric motors appearing in OEM machines Plant Engineer, January 14, 2015 From this month (1 January 2015), premium-efficiency IE3 motors are compulsory for all new machines in the range 7.5—375kW under EC 640/2009, the EU MEPS (Minimum Energy Performance Standard) regulations. IE2 motors are no longer permitted (beyond notified exceptions, such as ATEX […]