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Energy Efficiency Working Group

Experience Exchange on Standardization for Energy Efficiency of Appliances in the Caribbean

Date: March 17, 2015.

Venue: St. Lucia

Objectives

  • To discuss effective approaches for labeling, energy efficiency standards and relations to retailers.
  • To facilitate identification and evaluation of opportunities for use of internationally available standards, for harmonization, and other avenues to mutual recognition of test results, test protocols and test procedures among participating territories.
  • To promote the decision making process on regional priorities, to discuss effective approaches for labeling, energy efficiency Standards and relations to retailers.

Target Group

Responsible BoS-staff for product and standards compliance and / or standards development. The participant should know about / be involved in:

  • The situation regarding energy efficiency labels and labeling standards for energy efficient household appliances introduced in his / her respective country
  • The efforts made at the BoS to build up relationships with retailers
  • The situation regarding the Voluntary Agreements (Label Agreement, Testing Agreement) between the BoS and retailers and the challenges encountered in this process
  • National priorities in terms of preferred products for labeling
  • Background on the national energy policy and its implementation


Presentations

Panelist Institution Presentation

Dr. Devon Gardner
Programme Manager, Energy


CARICOM

Energy Standards and Labelling within the Context of the CARICOM Energy Programme

Ing. Rafael Nava y Uribe
Executive President

Asociación de Normalización y Certificación, A.C.

Energy Efficiency Standards in Mexico – State of the Art

Fulgence St. Prix
Technical Officer - Standards

CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ)

Current situation in standardization of energy efficiency standards and labels for domestic electrical appliances

Dianne Lalla-Rodrigues
Director

Antigua and Barbuda Bureau of Standards

Experience Exchange on Standardization for Energy Efficiency of Appliances in the Caribbean (Follow-up to ECELP)

Ing. Rafael Nava y Uribe
Executive President

Asociación de Normalización y Certificación, A.C
COPANT TC 152 Energy efficiency and renewable energies


Ministry of: Energy, Economy, Environment - Mexico

Refrigerators Replacement Program Mexico 2009-2012

For further information on this course please contact Carolina Peña at cpena@oas.org.