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Vietnam Energy Efficiency Certificate and New Energy Efficiency Label for Laptops

Pursuant to Decision 04/2017/QD-TTg - List of devices and appliances subjected to Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) and Energy Efficiency Declaration of Conformity (EE DoC) issued by Prime Minister of Vietnam, Laptop / Notebook PC is subjected to Minimum Energy Performance Standard and regulatory Energy Label after getting Energy Efficiency Declaration of Conformity.

1. Applicable regulations

(1) Decision No.04/2017/QD-TTg of Vietnam Prime Minister - Regulation the list of equipment and means required to comply with Vietnam regulation on energy efficiency.

(2) Circular 36/2016/TT-BCT of Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT Vietnam) - Regulations on procedures and required documents for Declaration of Conformity according to Vietnam National Energy Efficiency Program (VNEEP).

(3) TCVN 11847:2017 - Desktop and Notebook Computer - Mearsurement of energy consumption

(4) TCVN 11848:2017 - Notebook Computer - Energy Efficiency.

2. Energy Efficiency DoC procedures and requirements:

Required documents to apply for Energy Efficiency certificate for Personal Computer Monitor as follows:

(1) Vietnam Energy Efficiency Declaration of Conformity form;

(2) Energy Efficiency test reports;

(3) Certificates and Accreditation Letter of Test lab if test reports are issued by oversea labs;

(4) Energy Label Design.

Department of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development shall review the application dossier and issue Energy Efficiency certificate within 2 weeks. Certificate holder can use Vietnam Energy Label only after DoC process.