SmartEN General Assembly has formally adopted the White Paper "A vision for Smart and Active Buildings" as a result of the work of APPLiA and the other Members.

As the discussion on the development of the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) is ongoing, APPLiA has outlined some key points upon which the Indicator should be built to enhance the role of smart technologies, including smart appliances.

APPLiA Home Appliance Europe supports the European Commission’s work to examine options and actions for a more coherent product policy framework of the different strands of work related to circular economy, while preserving the single market, competition and innovation.

APPLiA, EHI and EPEE have carefully reviewed the draft Ecodesign Regulation for Motors that the Ecodesign Regulatory Committee will discuss on 14 January 2019.

APPLiA, Home Appliance Europe, would like to express its concerns about the unalignment of Articles 4(1)(b) and 7(4)(a) regarding the concentration limits for decaBDE and PBDE, respectively.

Read home appliance industry's position paper on horizontal 10% efficiency information, spare parts, multiple output for external power supplies, as well as our request when it comes to standardisation & timing to implement necessary changes.

Read the joint industry statement of nine industry associations impacted by the foreseen Implementing Act for the EU Product Database for Energy Labelling (EPREL).   

APPLiA and another six associations urge the EU and Turkey to do their utmost to advance discussions to improve their economic relationship and prioritise the removal of tariff and non-tariff barriers that presently hinder further economic growth.

All sectors are committed to work together with the Commission to have EPREL working with the necessary practicality and security level by the end of 2018.