We can also provide support for the registration requirements associated with Energy Rating (E3), Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (GEMS) processes.
Products we can test for Energy Efficiency & Performance
Computers & Monitors
We can provide testing to the relevant standards IT consumer electronic devices including desktop computers, integrated PCs, laptops, ultrabooks, tablets, iPads, netbooks, small-scale servers and peripheral devices such as LED and LCD flat-panel monitors.
Computer information systems we test:
Lighting & Lamp Circuit Power
In Australia, these include the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS), the Victorian Government’s VEET scheme (Victorian Energy Efficiency Target), and the NSW ESS IPART (Energy Saving Scheme – Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal).
Lamp Circuit Power Testing:
GU10 LED Replacements
MR16 LED Replacements
36W / 28W 4’ T5 Replacements
58W / 35W 5’ T5 Replacements
LED Flat Panels
LED High Bay Lamps
LED Down Lights
Power Supplies & Battery Chargers
As well as being accredited to perform electrical safety testing on power supplies, adaptors, plug packs, battery chargers and more, we can provide energy efficiency testing for these products.
Smart Meter In-Home Displays
We can test the most common smart meters distributed in Victoria with different certified Network Interface Cards (NICs) fitted, along with a variety of NIC firmware.
Our tests can be performed on most IHDs including ZigBee types, Current Transformer (CT) types, and other non-ZigBee types.
Standby Power Controllers
We can perform VEET testing of Standby Power Controllers (SPCs) to the latest Explanatory Note as released by the Essential Services Commission (ESC) of the Victorian Government.
TV & Home Entertainment Equipment
As well as being accredited to perform electrical safety testing on power supplies/adaptors/plug packs/battery chargers etc, Comtest can provide energy efficiency testing for these devices.
Comtest Laboratories is an independent accredited NATA and CB Scheme test laboratory with over 25 years testing experience. Comtest’s testing and approval capabilities include Information Technology equipment, Telecommunications equipment, Power Supplies, Electrical products, Digital systems and Audio/Video products.
Comtest now offers full independent and complete Australian and New Zealand compliance testing for VoIP and Internet Telephones (including USB, Ethernet & WiFi).
Comtest has been accredited by the IECEE as a CB Testing Laboratory to perform testing of Information Technology, Telecommunications Equipment and Measurement Equipment.
For suppliers and manufacturers with markets in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America and Asia, Comtest can perform compliance testing and assist with approvals.
Comtest is also a Conformity Assessment Body for Europe to the Low Voltage and Radio & Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directives. This will assist manufacturers with CE marking of electrical equipment destined for Europe.
In addition, Comtest can support your Compliance Folder Management responsibilities. This service includes simply consultancy on how to construct a folder, to the more complex role of Agency Agreements for the purpose of holding compliance folders for international manufacturers supplying into Australia.