The EESS commenced In Queensland on 1 March 2013 with a 12 month transition period. Tasmania and Western Australia have recognised the EESS. Australian jurisdictions are currently progressing or considering their implementation of the EESS. New Zealand will have complementary legislation in due course.
Due to the ongoing transition the EESS requirements for after 1 March 2014 have been reviewed.
ERAC has created a central portal for identifying all certificates of electrical equipment issued under electrical safety laws in Australia.
To verify your product has a Certificate, click here for the public search of certificates.
In 2001, the National Uniform Electrical Licensing Advisory Council (NUELAC) released the following uniform set of requirements for licensed electricians.
Certain electrical products in Australia must be labelled with their energy efficiency rating and/or meet minimum energy efficiency standards before sale.
For more information visit energyrating.gov.au