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Fact sheet
Household refrigerator freezers

Changes to Household Refrigerator and Freezer Energy Efficiency Regulation

On 15 August 2019, the Australian Government introduced new requirements for the energy efficiency of household refrigerators and freezers in the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Household Refrigerating Appliances) Determination 2019. Over time, all household refrigerator and freezers will meet the new requirements.

Changes to Refrigerator Freezer Energy Efficiency Regulation PDF 268.85kb
Fact sheet
Household refrigerator freezers

Refrigerators and Freezers: The Energy Rating Label is changing

Refrigerators and freezers are now tested according to an international test standard, rather than a unique Australian standard. This change has resulted in differences to the measured volumes and comparative energy consumptions of refrigerators and freezers. The new energy consumption measurement is expected to be closer to energy consumption…

Household Refrigerator Freezer Energy Rating Label Changes PDF 218.28kb
Data
Household refrigerator freezers

Historical Energy Efficiency data - February 2021

The below file contains historical energy efficiency data for household refrigerator freezer products registered in the Energy Rating Product Registration system from the beginning of the program in April 2012 to February 2021. This information was publicly available for each product via the Energy Rating Product Registration system, and…

Feb 21 Historical data for household refrigerators and freezer XLSX 2.32mb
Determination
Household refrigerator freezers

Energy Modelling Methodology for MEPS 2021 Compliance

This paper sets out the approach that will be used to convert energy measured under the AS/NZS 4474.1 test standard to estimate the likely energy consumption under the International Electrotechnical Commission 62552-3 test standard. This approach will form the basis on which the GEMS Regulator will assess whether household refrigerating appliances…

Energy Modelling Methodology for MEPS 2021 Compliance - July 2020 V3 PDF 750.89kb
Guide
Household refrigerator freezers

Voluntary Pre-Registration of household refrigerated appliances

This is a guidance document only and if you have any questions, please contact EECA: regs@eeca.govt.nz

information-sheet-2019-household-refrigeration-new-regulation-guidance-document PDF 120.02kb
Guide
Household refrigerator freezers

Household Refrigeration - EECA