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For EPEAT participating manufacturers starting their India product registrations, the Green Electronics Council has posted registration instructions. For manufacturers who do not currently participate in EPEAT, please read through the details here to understand how you can participate.
A Clarification has just been published for criterion 184.108.40.206 for Imaging Equipment due to several questions from Subscribers regarding the requirements. This Clarification determines functional equivalence between Blue Angel RAL-UZ 122 and Blue Angel RAL-UZ 171. Subscribers may use either RAL-UZ 122 or RAL-UZ 171 to calculate emissions pertaining to criterion 220.127.116.11. Clarification 30 can be found here.
EPEAT will be holding interactive training webinars about specific criteria for the computers/displays, imaging equipment, and televisions standards. These interactive sessions will help Subscribers improve their understanding of the criteria, and prepare for upcoming verification rounds. The webinar schedule is provided below – you can register for these sessions by clicking on the provided links:
Training Webinar #1: March 10th & 11th
Join Conformity Assurance Manager, Erin Gately, for this interactive training webinar about specific criteria for the imaging equipment standard.
Criteria with clarifications covered:
During European business hours: March 10, 2014 at 15:00 CET (UTC+1) Register Now
During North American business hours March 10, 2014 at 11:00 PST (UTC-7) Register Now
During Asian business hours March 11, 2014 at 08:00 China Standard Time/Beijing (UTC+8) Register Now
Training Webinar #2: March 25th and 26th
Join Conformity Assurance Manager, Susan Herbert, for this interactive training webinar about specific criteria for the computers/displays standard.
During European business hours March 25, 2014 at 14:00 CET (UTC+1) Register Now
During North American business hours: March 25, 2014 at 14:00 EDT (UTC-5) Register Now
During Asian business hours March 26, 2014 at 08:00 China Standard Time/Beijing (UTC+8) Register Now
Training Webinar #3: Dates and Times TBD
Join Conformity Assurance Manager, Erin Gately, for this interactive training webinar about specific criteria for the television standard.
Criteria with clarifications covered:
Verification Round IE-2013-03 was completed in January 2014. The Outcomes Report for this round can be found here. This report provides the detailed results of the Verification Round. In this round 5 low cost imaging equipment products were purchased and sent to testing laboratories. The testing laboratories performed Level 2 and Level 3 testing on up to 13 criteria as applicable. Take a minute to review the Outcomes Report especially the key lessons section for important information.
The first Imaging Equipment Verification Round will launch later this month. This round will focus on teardown and limited analytical testing of two products. The Verification Round involves the PRE purchasing two products and conducting Level 2 and Level 3 investigations for the applicable criteria. Details of this round can be found here.
The Outcomes Report for the fourth Imaging Equipment Verification Round is now available. For this Verification Round, products and criteria were chosen randomly and all geographies and Subscribers active at the beginning of the Round were eligible for inclusion. The round was performed using Level 1 investigations (i.e. review of Subscriber submissions). Additionally, all applicable Product Registration Entities (PREs) were represented. Investigation Reports for the round will be sent to participating Subscribers within the next week.
A Clarification has just been published for criterion 18.104.22.168 for Imaging Equipment and criterion 22.214.171.124 for Televisions due to many questions from Subscribers regarding the requirements. This Clarification specifies that analytical test data must be provided as part of the Conformance Assurance System in order to declare this criterion. The Clarification can be found in the here.
The Outcomes Report for the second Television Verification Round is now available. This round focused on criteria that were the subject of questions / inquiries from Subscribers. The Verification Round investigated all verification requirements for three Television criteria for all active Subscribers.
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