Summary of appliance replacement mechanisms

Below is a collection of available statistical information on the state and age of appliances in households and the energy / environmental consequences in participating countries by national partners.


The consortium partners prepared a collection of national examples of best practice in appliance early replacement action at EU member states level by national partners, together with a discussion of positive and negative feedback. A summary paper presents a number of case studies, detailing available mechanisms to support the replacement of old appliances. It includes advice on the critical points at which to make the replacement energy and environmentally effective.


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Instruments for the Replacement of Old Appliances
Ina Rüdenauer, Corinna Fischer 

The report focuses on instruments intended to promote replacement of less efficient appliances and the market penetration of more efficient ones.

To be also available in: Polish, German and Italian.

January 2012