10 things you need to know

10/05/2012

10 things about the EuP

Changes to legislation will affect your pump selection options

So what are the 10 things you need to know?

  • There is a new EuP/ErP Directive that affects circulator pumps and motors
  • From 1st January 2013 the EU standalone circulator market is changing
  • The eco-design requirements for glandless standalone circulators (laid down in Commission Regulation No 641/2009 of 22 July 2009) will now be a part of the Declaration of Conformity (CE)
  • As of 1st January 2013: glandless standalone circulators must have an EEI of no more than 0.27. On 1st August 2015 that drops to 0.23. This criteria will be integrated into the CE label
  • The MAGNA family and the ALPHA2 meets all of these criteria – today
  • In terms of the European motor market a new IE standard (International Efficiency class) replaces all current national standards, including the European EFF system and the US NEMA system
  • From 16 June 2011, all motors above 0.55kW needed to meet the IE2 standard (minimum)
  • From January 1st 2015, all 7.5 kW – 375 kW motors must meet the IE3 standard, or meet the IE2 standard and be equipped with a variable frequency drive (VFD)
  • By 2017, all 0.75 – 375 kW motors must meet the IE3 standard or meet the IE2 standard and be equipped with a variable frequency drive (VFD)
  • Grundfos pumps already meet these requirements today





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