Residential Energy Efficiency: Benefits of Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) Implementation for Television in Malaysia

  • Authors

    • Aishah Mohd Isa
    • Mohd Eqwan Mohd Roslan
    • Siti Fatihah Salleh
  • energy efficiency, emissions reduction, minimum energy performance standards (MEPS), television, standards and labelling (S&L),
  • A popular strategy for promoting energy efficiency at the national level is through the minimum energy performance standards (MEPS). Malaysia implemented MEPS in 2013 for five common household appliances; air conditioners, refrigerators, fans, televisions, and lamps. These products must undergo a performance test. Only products that meet the minimum standards are allowed to enter the Malaysian market. Based on their performance, ratings are awarded ranging from 2-star up to 5-star. A survey the authors conducted in 2017 found that about 98% of televisions sold in Malaysia have already achieved 5-star rating. This paper explores the implications of this finding and quantifies the possible savings that can be achieved in terms of electricity savings and emission reductions. 

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    Mohd Isa, A., Roslan, M. E. M., & Salleh, S. F. (2018). Residential Energy Efficiency: Benefits of Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) Implementation for Television in Malaysia. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7(4.35), 835-838.