News & Announcements

Articles and news features about SEAD and other global energy efficiency standards and labeling activities.


28 October 2016
An Introduction to US Department of Energy's Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products and Commercial and Industrial Equipment

This webinar discusses the US Department of Energy's Compliance and Certification rules for Chinese products entering the US. It clarifies US regulations for Chinese manufacturers and relevant stakeholders, thus enhancing compliance and improving trade quality between the two countries.

12 September 2016
SEAD Opens Nominations for its International Competition to Recognize the Most Efficient Industrial and Outdoor Lighting

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative has opened the nomination period for its sixth international competition to recognize the world’s most energy efficient industrial and outdoor lighting products. 

09 August 2016
SEAD Announces International Competition to Recognize the Most Efficient Industrial and Outdoor Lighting

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced its sixth international competition to recognize the world’s most energy efficient industrial and outdoor lighting products. 

11 February 2016
Mexico NOM they save more than 6 billion kWh per year

El informe de actividades de la Comisión Nacional para el Uso Eficiente de la Energía (Conuee), correspondiente a enero-septiembre de 2015, señala que el Laboratorio Lawrence de Berkeley (perteneciente al Departamento de Energía de Estados Unidos) entregó a la Conuee un informe sobre la evaluación del impacto, del año 2000 a la fecha, de tres Normas Oficiales Mexicanas (NOM) sobre refrigeradores, motores eléctricos y acondicionadores de aire.

15 January 2016
Connected Devices Alliance Workshop

With more than 300 government and industry groups, including the Consumer Technology Association, the United Kingdom and International Energy Agency (IEA) brought together the first Connected Device Alliance (CDA) workshop in the United States.