New EU Regulation Implementing ErP Directive 2009/125/EC for water pumps n° 547/2012On 25 June 2012 the European Commission adopted Regulation (EU) n° 547/2012 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to ecodesign requirements for water pumps. This Regulation sets out efficiency requirements and product information requirements. It enters into force on 16 July 2012 and shall apply from 1 January 2013.
Regulation (EU) n° 547/2012 establishes ecodesign requirements for rotodynamic water pumps for pumping clean water, including where integrated in other products. Water pumps can have different designs as follows:
Regulation (EU) n° 547/2012 shall not apply to:
There are two types of ecodesign requirements:
1. Efficiency requirements (Minimum Efficiency Index, MEI) which are introduced in two phases, from 1 January 2013 and from 1 January 2015,
2. Product information requirements which are required from 1 January 2013.
The required information shall be provided on:
For more details, please view the full text of Regulation (EU) n° 547/2012 (Published in Official Journal of European Union L 165 of 26 June 2012) at:
Reminder: ErP 2009/125/EC Directive is within CE marking Directives.
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