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MEPS for Air conditioners

Last updated: 22 July 2020

Minimum energy performance standards for ductless split air conditioners and self-contained air conditioners were adopted in 2019 and will enter into force in 2021. The standards are set as follow:


Ductless Split Air Conditioners:

Capacity                                                                   Compressor Type

                                                                            Fixed                      Variable

Rated Cooling Capacity = 4.5 kW                      3.80                        4.60

4.5 kW < Rated Cooling Capacity = 9.5 kW        3.50                        4.30

9.5 kW < Rated Cooling Capacity = 16.0kW       3.20                         3.90


Self-Contained Air Conditioners

Rated Cooling Capacity = 16.0 kW                     3.50                               4.00


This standard also contains labeling requirements and refrigerants requirements.

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