News & Announcements

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


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. 

06 January 2016
21st Century Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Programs Workshop

Innovation, technology, and energy efficiency – those were the main topics explored at the 21st Century Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Programs workshop. 

08 December 2015
10 Billion Bulbs

The word has accepted the Global Lighting Challenge -- a race to deploy 10 billion high efficiency, high quality, and affordable LED lighting products around the world as quickly as possible.

28 October 2015
Report: Impacts Evaluation of Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards in Mexico since 2000

This program evaluation aimed to analyze the impacts on Mexican consumers and the national economy from energy efficiency standards on residential refrigerators and window air conditioners that were aligned, or “harmonized” with U.S. standards in the early 2000s.