Improvements in energy saving technology over the last decade have driven the revision of the energy labels. Dramatic reductions in energy consumption in production and use has been coupled with impressive recovery and recycling rates. This tells the whole-life story of the industry’s savings achievements over the decade.
New major domestic appliances use a fraction of the energy and water spent a decade ago.
Source: EST, Zenith, AMDEA members
*Based on an A+ fridge freezer, as of Sept 2020
RECYCLING AND RECOVERY SAVINGS
Source: Eurostat, Defra, EA, AMDEA