Donor : GEF/UNDP
Duration : 2010 - 2014
The goal of this project is to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the energy consumption of appliances in Jordan by achieving a market transformation towards high-efficiency products through the introduction of energy labels and minimum energy performance standards. The main objective of this project is to establish energy labeling and set Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) program for household appliances in Jordan with initial focus on air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers and washing machines.
- Provide relevant Government ministries with technical assistance and support for the introduction of the first set of appliance standard and labelling regulations as well as support for the design and implementation of support programs.
- Provide tools and methods to the ministries responsible for enforcement so they can ensure that the new regulations are applied consistently.
- Transform the appliance market in Jordan towards more energy efficient technologies through the introduction of energy performance labelling and a set of minimum energy performance standards.
- Educate customers on the importance of selecting a high efficiency appliance to avoid medium- and long-term operating costs.
- Encourage retailers to offer more efficient products in Jordan.
- Stimulate the introduction of cost-effective, energy efficient technology.