SABS introduces energy efficiency labelling standard for appliances

Engineering News 15 March 2012.

Following several calls by government for households to reduce their daily energy consumption and alleviate pressure from the electricity grid, the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) has introduced a product-labelling standard for electronic appliances.

The standard would empower consumers to make informed choices when purchasing appliances, such as dishwashers and television sets, SABS standards executive DrSadvhir Bissoon said on Thursday…