Ecodesign Directive x European Commission
The Ecodesign Directive is EU’s requirement for a higher energy efficiency of devices for air conditioning, ventilation, heating and cooling. The European Commission has designed it based on the requirement for general reduction of energy and resources consumption. The Ecodesign Directive was introduced with the intention of removing the least energy efficient AC devices from the market. By ensuring energy-efficient providers on the market, the EU has come significantly closer to its goal of lowering energy consumptions in buildings, defined in the EU energy strategy for 2020.