"Energy Efficient Product" Era Begun
“ENERGY EFFICIENT PRODUCT” ERA BEGUN
Aiming to reach every segment of society from young to old alike with projects like Energy Hanım, Energy Kid, Energy Efficient Industry, Energy Efficiency Association has opened its’ new center in Istanbul-Vaniköy TEDAS Facilities. The opening took place with the participation of Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yıldız, and there also “Energy Efficient Product Label” was introduced that aims for the products produced in our country to be determined from one point whether they are qualified as “Energy Efficient Product” or not.
Energy Efficiency Association establishing awareness for energy to be used effective and efficient, having scientific and technical researches to be done, sharing their results to public and public organizations and developing effective projects all around Turkey to increase the efficiency, the association has opened its’ new center in Istanbul-Vaniköy TEDAS Facilities. It has removed to Istanbul-Vaniköy TEDAS Facilities to perform its’ studies in a wider and more comfort environment, The Energy Efficiency Association’s opening was made by Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yıldız. The General President of Energy Efficiency Association and TSI Vice President Fahrettin Önder also participated the opening meeting where Energy Efficient Product Label was introduced.
Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yıldız, who had spoken in the introduction meeting, quoted “Today here we add a new one to Energy Efficiency subject which we gave start by the beginning of 2012. As a result of the collaborative work of Energy Efficiency Association and TSI, we bring together the “Energy Efficient Product Label” project with our citizens and industrialists. From now on the companies will appeal to Energy Efficiency Association and if they have the criteria specified by TSI and the association, they will be given energy efficient product label. I would like to remark that we are expecting from our industrialists, businesses to absolutely make their energy efficient products to be approved by TSI.”
President of Energy Efficiency Association İbrahim Çağlar, who had spoken in the opening, also quoted “Today we share with public our study of Energy Efficient Product Label of which the Turkish Standards Institute and Energy Efficiency Association will release collectively. To determine if a product uses energy efficiently or not, must be done from one single point. And here Energy Efficient Product Label project is providing this.”
In the speech he gave in the opening TSI Vice President Fahrettin Önder mentioned that they’re glad to sign a project of this kind with Energy Efficiency Association.
With the support of Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology and Ministry of Transportation, Marine and Communication, with this work, “Energy Efficient Product” label will be given to the companies which contribute to energy efficiency. In scope of the protocol signed between Energy Efficiency Association and TSI, required tests and approvals will be conducted by TSI and the label to product will be given by Energy Efficiency Association and the product will be assured under the co-guarantee of Energy Efficiency Association and TSI in manners of energy efficiency.
Included in the project is the compiling of reports on whether the products produced by real or legal persons are qualified as energy efficient or not and if they can acquire “Energy Efficiency Product Label” as according to the TSI’s review, audit, test and evaluation criteria. In the guidance of the report compiled by TSI, “Energy Efficiency Product Label” will be given to the companies meeting the terms by Energy Efficiency Association.
The Technology Support for the Project is from Turkcell, Communication and Technology Sponsor of Energy Efficiency Association.
In the Energy Efficient Product Label Project which will be implemented by Energy Efficiency Association with the collaboration of Turkish Standards Institute, Turkey’s leader technology and communication company Turkcell will provide support for product labels to be queried by QR code and SMS query system.
The Plaquets were Given to the Sponsor Companies
At the end of the meeting plaquets were presented to the sponsor companies which have participated in the projects of Energy Efficiency Association. In the Energy Efficient Industry Project, Erdemir Group as main sponsor, Eren Holding as gold sponsor, Wilo Pompa as silver sponsor; In the Energy Kid Project, Sanset Gıda as main sponsor with its’ product Tadelle; In the Energy Team Project, Tüpraş as gold sponsor, OPET as silver sponsor, Turkcell as technology and communication sponsor; and Fina Enerji, Garanti İplik and Saray Bisküvi as project support sponsors, are participated in the works.
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