Reports

Reports

Appliance Standards and Labelling Project

 

Please find below a list of published reports relating to the Appliance Standards and Labelling Project. Click on the title of a report to view and/or download a PDF version.

 

Theme
Report Title
Report Description
Appliance
Year
Alignment of Standards South African Tap and Flow Rate Gap Analysis This report provides recommendations on how flow rates should be evaluated to determine appropriate flow rate requirements. Target water-saving flow rates are recommended for future implementation to improve water and energy efficiency. Such modifications will aid South Africa’s programs to improve the sustainability of water supply and heating resources. Taps and showerheads 2022
Research Report Residential Electricity Consumption in South Africa On a global basis, the residential sector consumes one fifth of the world’s energy (International Energy Agency 2018: 2) and has a large untapped potential to benefit from the multiple positive economic and social impacts of energy efficiency. All 2021
Compliance Self-Declaration as a Suitable Mechanism for the Mandatory Registration of Electro-Technical Products with the NRCS This report examines the feasibility of different mechanisms and conformity assessments for facilitating mandatory regulations namely: the Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SDoC) and the Third (3rd) Party approach. All 2021
Studies (Policy) Feasibility Study to Determine the Viability of an Integrated Appliance Recycling System Feasibility study focussed on developing an integrated appliance recycling system for large household appliances (LHA) in Gauteng which can subsequently be rolled out to the other provinces All 2020
Studies (Policy) Review of SANS 151 Electric Water Heaters A review of the regulation of water heaters and potential for further innovation Water Heaters 2020
Communication SANEDI Introduction Letter - Standards and Labelling Project A cover letter, providing a brief background and introduction to the Appliance Standards and Labelling Programme All 2020
Studies (Communication & Awareness) Review of Energy Label Market Research to inform changes to the Mandatory Energy Efficiency Label for Residential Appliances All 2020
Studies (Impact assessment) Impact Assessment of S&L Programme Energy savings achieved from S&L inception to 2019 and scenario recommendations to increase future savings All 2019
Alignment of standards Industry Stakeholder Workshops: New Electrical Appliances Review of South Africa's Appliance Energy Classes and identification of the next set of electrical equipment for inclusion in the National Standards and Labelling Project All 2019
Research Report Market Assessment of Residential and Small Commercial Air Conditioners in South Africa This report provides insight into how industry has adapted to the existing MEPS, and will form the basis for how they can be refined to be more impactful. Air Conditioner 2019
Compliance Review of Existing MEPS for Appliances Regulated Under the S&L Programme Economic study to inform strengthening of MEPS All 2019
Studies (MEPS) Economic Study to Determine Economic and Social Benefits of MEPS for General Lighting Cost benefit analysis Lighting 2019
Research report Market Research for Efficient Lighting Information Label Design in South Africa Explores the effectiveness of communication strategies aimed at educating the South African public on the value offered by efficient lighting technologies. Lighting 2019
Compliance A Study on the Impact of VC9006 and the Lack of Compliance The study investigates the impact of VC9006 on the hot water storage industry and determines the reasons for lack of compliance. Water Heater 2019
Studies (Policy) Assessment & Evaluation of Market-Based Energy Efficiency Policies and Incentive Programmes in South Africa This report analyses the numerous advantages that come with Energy Efficiency, and mechanisms that the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) and the South African Government at large should consider policies to encourage sustainable energy use. All 2018
Studies (Communication & Awareness) Adoption of QR Code on Energy Label Insight into the viability of adding a QR code to the energy label and joining the digital era. All 2018
Studies (MEPS) Economic Study to Determine Economic and Social Benefits of Strengthening MEPS For Electric Water Heaters Geysers account for 40-50% of total electricity consumption in households. This study analyses the projected cost to consumers and manufacturers, associated with developing the much needed MEPS for geysers. Water Heater 2014
Studies (MEPS) Energy Performance and Labelling Requirements for Specific
Electrical Appliances and Equipment
Techno Economic Study to determine the MEPS levels for the appliances selected for South Africa’s mandatory S&L Program All 2012