China: Energy Efficiency (CQC)
China Quality Certification Center (CQC) recently revised and released < Technical Specifications of Energy Conservation Certification for Household and Similar Use Room Heaters: CQC3154-2016> and <Energy Conservation Certification Rules for Household and Similar Use Room Heaters: CQC31-448187-2016>. The category is 701333.
Main changes on the technical specifications:
1. Normative reference add JG/T 236-2008: Electric heater;
2. Terms and definition add JG/T 236-2008;
3. Add cl. 4.4 requirement of thermal storage rate;
4. Add cl. 5.5 test method of thermal storage rate.
Main changes on the certification rules:
1. Add requirement of thermal storage electric heater;
2. Adjust the certification unit division;
3. Add CQC safety certificate on cl. 3.2.2 item b;
4. Add cl. 11 certification responsibility and cl. 12 technical disputes and complaints;
5. Revise the way to add the certification logo.
Dept.2 of CQC has started to deal with the new application according to the new standard. Manufacturers can submit the application through CQC website.
For details, pls. refer to: http://www.cqc.com.cn/www/chinese/c/2017-08-09/548580.shtml
- GMA internal solution: Test shall be done in CQC accredited test laboratories. We work with China Competence Center.