Eco-design Regulations for Electronics - A Crash Course
In 2009 the European Union established a framework of eco-design requirements for energy-related products in the form of Directive 2009/125. This document was a cornerstone piece of policy developed to encourage new products that are more energy efficient. Since then, the EU has steadily become a leader in eco-design regulation. Any product entering the global marketplace needs to consider how influential these standards have become.