Water heaters

Obligations of suppliers

(a) a printed label complying with the format and content of information set out in Annex III is provided for each each type of water heater conforming to the energy efficiency classes set out in Annex II, whereby: for heat pump water heaters, the printed label is provided at least in the packaging of the heat generator; for water heaters intended for use in packages of water heater and solar device, a second label complying with the format and content of information set out in Annex III is provided for each water heater;

(b) a product fiche, as set out in Annex IV, is provided for each type of water heater, whereby: for heat pump water heaters, the product fiche is provided at least for the heat generator; for water heaters intended for use in packages of water heater and solar device, a second fiche, as set out in Annex IV, is provided;

(c) the technical documentation, as set out in Annex V, is provided on request to the authorities of the Member States and to the Commission;

(d) any advertisement relating to a specific type of water heater model and containing energy-related or price information includes a reference to the energy efficiency class under average climate conditions for that model;

(e) any technical promotional material concerning a specific type of water heater model and describing its specific technical parameters includes a reference to the energy efficiency class under average climate conditions for that model.

(f) an electronic label in the format and containing the information set out in Annex III is made available to dealers for each type of water heater model conforming to the energy efficiency classes set out in Annex II.

(g) an electronic product fiche as set out in Annex IV is made available to dealers for each type of water heater model, whereby for heat pump water heaters models, the electronic product fiche is made available to dealers at least for the heat generator.

Obligations of dealers

(a)  each type of water heater, at the point of sale, bears the label provided by suppliers in accordance with Article 3, as set out in Annex III, on the outside of the front of the appliance, in such a way as to be clearly visible; whereby any offer for a specific package includes the water heating energy efficiency and the water heating energy efficiency class for that package under average, colder or warmer climate conditions, as applicable, by displaying with the package the label set out in Annex III and providing the fiche set out in Annex IV, duly filled in according to the characteristics of that package;

(b)  all types of water heaters offered for sale, hire or hire-purchase, where the end-user cannot be expected to see the water heater displayed, are marketed with the information provided by the suppliers in accordance with Annex VI, except where the offer is made through the internet, in which case the provisions in Annex X shall apply;

(c)  any advertisement relating to a specific type of water heater model and containing energy-related or price information includes a reference to the energy efficiency class under average climate conditions for that model;

(d)  any technical promotional material concerning a specific type of water heater model and describing its specific technical parameters includes a reference to the energy efficiency class under average climate conditions for that model.

The texts "obligations of suppliers and obligations of dealers" are based on the Commission Delegated Regulation accessible below by clicking on "Delegated Act"

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