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FAQs by stakeholder


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Please have a look at some of the most common questions listed here

These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) include questions and answers of general interest regarding the Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC, its implementing Regulations, the Energy Labelling Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 and its delegated Regulations. The answers provided reflect a common understanding between Commission services and the Market Surveillance Authorities of Member States. The answers as such are not legally binding. A binding interpretation of Community law is the sole competence of the European Court of Justice. These FAQs cannot go beyond or substitute for the requirements of the Ecodesign Directive or its implementing Regulations, or of the Energy Labelling Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 or its delegated Regulations.

The Ecodesign Regulations (implementing measures) and the  Energy Labelling Regulations (delegated measures) are binding in their entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.