The program focuses developing and implementing Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and Comparative Labeling Scheme on electricity and water consumption for electrical appliances used in the UAE. The program requires all appliances entering the Dubai market to meet minimum efficiency standards (1 star) and to show their energy performance through a label.
The Program covers 7 product lines
Collect consumer purchasing data to identify adoption trends for energy efficiency appliances
Regularly update Standards & Labels for appliances and equipment to raise the bar on energy efficiency minimum requirements
Develop consumer awareness on standards and labels (ESMA star rating system)
Ensure compliance of OEMs, distributors and retailers with ESMA requirements for appliances and equipment, in close collaboration with local Government entities