Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) cover the following products, with more to be added over the coming years:
refrigerators and freezers
mains pressure electric storage water heaters
small mains pressure electric storage water heaters and low pressure and heat exchanger types
three phase electric motors (0.73kW to <185kW)
single phase air conditioners (revision proposed for 2010)
three phase air conditioners up to 65kW cooling capacity (revision proposed for 2010)
ballasts for linear fluorescent lamps
linear fluorescent lamps –
commercial refrigeration (self contained and remote systems)
Incandescent Lamps –
Compact Fluorescent Lamps - from November 2009
external power supplies
Set top boxes
Commercial Building Chillers
Close Control Air Conditioners
transformers and electronic step-down converters for ELV lamps – (proposed for October 2010)
Apart from testing to a number of the above product standards, Austest provides a MEPS product registration service for a nominal fee. Austest has also prepared a number of “Fact Sheets” explaining MEPS and other Australian approval requirements, contact us for a free copy.
With offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, AUSTEST LABORATORIES is an INDEPENDENT, Australian testing and certification company assisting manufacturers, importers and exporters in gaining access to local and international markets covering telecommunications, EMC, electrical safety,energy Efficiency and environmental testing requirements.
Austest provides global EMC emissions testing for C-Tick, CE and FCC, Telecommunications testing of PSTN, ADSL, VDSL, ISDN, 3G/CDMA/GSM for A-Tick, NZ Telecom, JATE, CE and FCC, and wireless testing to standards including AS/NZS 4268.
Austest Laboratories also provides CB Electrical Safety testing and Certification for global markets and
MEPS Energy Testing to standards including AS/NZS 4665, AS/NZS 62087.2.1 and AS 5102.
Austest's environmental testing capabilities include vibration, IP for dust and water, temperature and humidity, salt spray for corrosion and solar / UV testing of plastics and components.
Austest provides Compliance Folder services to achieve certification for RCM, C-Tick and A-tick approvals covering EMC, Telecommunications and Radio Frequency devices ranging from Low Interference Potential Devices under the ACMA’s LIPD specification, through to 802.11x. ACMA Supplier Code agent services are complemented by our New Zealand Radio Spectrum Management Compliance Folder services.