Regulations by Agency

The following agencies have made their current regulations for power consumption and efficiency available on their websites. Please use the links below to read more about individual agencies and view pertinent information.

AgencyLocationApplications
California Energy Commission US - California only Consumer Audio and Video Equipment, Battery Charger Systems, Computers, Computer Monitors, Signage Displays, External Power Supplies, LED Lighting, Televisions
China Standard Certification Center (CSCC) China External Power Supplies, Televisions, DVD/VCD Products, Clothes Washers, Computers, Copiers, Monitors, Printers, Fax Machines, Refrigerators, Microwaves, Set Top Boxes, Rice Cookers, Air Conditioners
ENERGY STAR US Appliances, Computers, Copiers, Dishwashers, Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment, Enterprise Servers, Fax Machines, Heating and Cooling Products, Home Audio/Video Equipment, Large Network Equipment, Monitors, Multifunction Devices, Printers, Scanners, Set Top Boxes, Small Network Equipment, Televisions, Uninterruptible Power Supplies,
EC EuP Ecodesign Directive European Union Personal Computers (desktops & laptops) and Computer Monitors, Imaging Equipment, Televisions, Standby and Off-Mode Losses of EuPs, Battery Chargers and External Power Supplies, Lighting, HVAC, Refrigerators and Freezers, Dishwashers and Washing Machines
U. S. Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007) US Battery Chargers, Dehumidifiers, Dishwashers, External Power Supplies, Lighting, Microwave Ovens, Ovens, Ranges, Residential Furnaces, Uninterruptible Power Supplies
International Energy Agency World Wide Monitors trends in energy efficiency and clean energy technology

Additional agencies are listed on the following pages.

Other Asia/Pacific Includes: Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, The Institute of Energy Economics (Japan), Korea Energy Agency
Other Europe Includes: Danish Energy Agency, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (United Kingdom), European Commission's Code of Conduct (EU), Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Other North America Includes: Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)