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Expert analysis of electronics-related legislation and compliance requirements, such as RoHS, REACH and WEEE, from industry expert Gary Nevison of Farnell.

Energy efficient design

EuP, ErP and all that

Thought for the day:   “We should push for further development of and rapid agreement on existing EU energy efficiency proposals over the next 5 years, including improvements to the energy and environmental performance of products and buildings. The EU needs to provide its industry with clear, long term targets that…

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EDE - Need for energy efficient designs

There are many reasons why engineers would want to design new energy efficient electrical products. One is concerns over global warming as this is resulting in legislation worldwide that requires more energy efficient designs. The European Union (EU) has adopted the Ecodesign of Energy using Products (EuP) directive but USA…

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