Decree No. 21/2011/ND-CP of March 29, 2011, detailing the Law on Economical and Efficient Use of Energy and measures for its implementation
FORCED USE OF ENERGY DEVICES TO BE LABELED FROM MAY 15
The Government promulgated Decree No. 21/2011/ND-CP of March 29, 2011, detailing the Law on Economical and Efficient Use of Energy and measures for its implementation, in which requires vehicles and equipment on the list of facilities and equipment to the energy label must be conducted prior to the energy label to market.
Energy labels include 02 types: Comparative label, which provides information on energy consumption rate, type of energy, energy yield and other information to enable consumers to compare with products of the same type in the market for recognition and selection of energy-efficient devices and equipment; certification label, which certifies that the device or equipment has the highest energy yield compared with other devices or equipment of the same type.
Manufacturers and importers themselves shall print energy labels and stick them on devices and equipment obtaining energy label certificates. Sixty working days before an energy label certificate terminates its validity, the manufacturer or importer shall make re-registration. Manufacturers and importers may not stick energy labels on devices and equipment with expired energy label certificates.
In accordance with this Decree, major energy users include: Industrial and agricultural production establishments and transport units which annually consume energy of a total of one thousand tons of oil or higher; Construction works used as offices and houses, educational, medical, entertainment, physical training and sports establishments, hotels, supermarkets, restaurants and shops which annually consume energy of a total of five hundred tons of oil equivalent or higher.
Major energy users shall apply energy management models, in which, major energy users shall announce of objectives and policies on economical and efficient use of energy in their establishments; availability of a network and energy manager as provided in law; energy audit, proposal and selection of managerial and technological solutions for economical and efficient use of energy…
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency