New rules for the online sale of appliances

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e-commerceAs reported by GIFAM (French association of  household appliances manufacturers), starting from January 1st 2015 a European regulation on online sales of appliances covered by energy label will come into force. It will be obligatory to show the energy label and the product fact sheet for the appliances of the cooling (refrigerators, freezers, wine cellars), washing (washing machines, dishwashers, dryers), ovens, vacuum cleaners and hoods (in the latter case from September 2015). The energy label and the product fact sheet have to be visible and legible, close to the price of the appliance.