The cost of #nonplanet (#ecodesign)

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European rather than national standards for product efficiency (like our ecodesign and energy labelling requirements) save money for manufacturers and consumers.

If we had global standards, we could collectively save at least €280 bn more a year in 2030 (and avoid lots of greenhouse gas emissions).

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Paul Hodson

Head of Unit "EnergyEfficiency" at European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy

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