Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
2018.10.18
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
KUWAIT STANDARDS & METROLOGY DEPARTMENT(KOWSMD)
Regions Affected
Public Authority for Industry (PAI) P O Box: 4690,SAFAT 13047 KUWAIT Tel.: (+965) 2 5302630 Fax: (+965) 2 5302625 Email: Enquiry_point@pai.gov.kw Website: http://www.pai.gov.kw
Notified Document Details
<p style="margin:2px !important;">ENERGY EFFICIENCY LABELLING AND MINIMUM ENERGY PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR DX AIR-CONDITIONERS UP TO 70,000 Btu/h</p>
Covered Products
<p style="margin:2px !important;">ENERGY EFFICIENCY LABELLING AND MINIMUM ENERGY PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR DX AIR-CONDITIONERS UP TO 70 000 Btu/h</p>
Description of Content

This standard specifies the requirements of 1) energy efficiency labelling and 2) Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) for air-cooled DX air conditioners with capacities including and up to 70 000 Btu/h. It is applied to units designed to operate in AC single phase circuits of 240 V, and three phase circuits of 415 V with a frequency of 50 Hz.

Objectives & Rationale
<p style="margin:2px !important;">The objective of this Standard is to:</p> <p style="margin:2px !important;">a) Provide detailed information on the performance and energy labelling requirements which an air conditioning appliance has to meet in order to carry a valid energy efficiency label; and</p> <p style="margin:2px !important;">b) Provide detailed information on the performance requirements, which an air conditioning appliance has to achieve in order to meet minimum energy performance standard requirements.</p>
Relevant Documents
  • MEW/R-6 “Energy Conservation Program, Code of Practice - Kuwait”.
  • GSO ISO 5151 "Non-Ducted Air-Conditioners and Heat Pumps – Testing and Rating for Performance".
  • GSO ISO 13253 “Ducted Air-Conditioners and Air-to-Air Heat Pumps – Testing and Rating for Performance
Final Date of Comments
2018.12.17
Contact Details
Public Authority for Industry (PAI) P O Box: 4690,SAFAT 13047 KUWAIT Tel.: (+965) 2 5302630 Fax: (+965) 2 5302625 Email: Enquiry_point@pai.gov.kw Website: http://www.pai.gov.kw
Document Online Link (EN)
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