Timeline Of Key Dates
With most large appliances now rated A+ to A+++, improvements in energy efficient technology have prompted a rescaling of the energy ratings. The following are the key dates for the introduction of the new labels.
New labelling process starts
Both old and new energy labels to be supplied in the box.
Depending on stocks new labels may be included slightly earlier.
UK/EU transition period ends
The new labels in the box will start to carry a Union Jack, instead of an EU flag.
All other features of new labels maintained.
New labels consumer launch date
Only new labels to be supplied to customers, displayed instore and online.
Products originally placed on the market before 1 November 2020, subsequently discontinued, will only contain an old label and cannot be sold beyond this date.