What products are covered?
ErP Directive states that all local space heaters manufactured for sale in the EU after 1st January 2018 which use electricity, gaseous or liquid fuels, must comply with a minimum efficiency standard. This includes:
· Storage heaters
· Direct acting heating (panel heaters and electric radiators)
· Portable heaters
· Underfloor heating
· Radiant heaters
· Electric and gas fires
A second regulation (2015/1185) sets out the same requirement for space heaters which use solid fuels, such as stoves and fireplaces, from 1st January 2022.