Sunday, 19 January 2020
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Specific website for the Ecodesign Directive

The European Lift Association (ELA) launched a new website where you can find all of the background and current information of the Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC.

The Ecodesign preparatory study for lifts now offers a website providing all important details. (Foto:© learchitecto -

Lifts have been included in the Working Plan 2016-2019 (also referred to as WP3) of the Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC. The preparatory study was launched in 2017 and is expected to end in summer 2019. According to ELA’s latest newsletter, a specific internet home page has been set up for this preparatory study:

The next meeting between stakeholders, the WP3 Consultants and the European Commission will take place in Brussels on September 17th. ELA representatives will attend this meeting.

The work remit of the new Ecodesign Working Group

At its June 26th meeting, the ELA Board agreed to establish a new Ecodesign Working Group, with Roger Beuret as its Convenor. The work remit of the new Ecodesign WG was presented to and approved by the ELA Board as follows:

•   Prepare analysis and assessment of all phases of the Ecodesign Study
•   Representing ELA towards the Study Holder (to be appointed by the Board of ELA)
•   Develop arguments for use to support ELA’s position on Ecodesign
•   Provide Recommendations to the EE Committee for approval in advance of Board approval

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