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Inżynieria Ekologiczna. 2014;36:164-176 DOI 10.12912/2081139X.12


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Journal Title: Inżynieria Ekologiczna

ISSN: 2081-139X (Print); 2392-0629 (Online)

Publisher: Polish Society of Ecological Engineering (PTIE)

Society/Institution: Lublin University of Technology

LCC Subject Category: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation: Environmental sciences

Country of publisher: Poland

Language of fulltext: Polish

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Przemysław Kurczewski (Instytut Silników Spalinowych i Transportu, Wydział Maszyn Roboczych i Transportu, Politechnika Poznańska)

Anna Lewandowska (Katedra Towaroznawstwa i Ekologii Produktów Przemysłowych, Wydział Towaroznawstwa, Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 8 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

For several years, the executive acts related to the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2009/125/EC of 21 October 2009 establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-related products are systematically adopted as a part of European Union legislation. Especially the Regulation 666/2013 concerning the eco-design requirements for vacuum cleaners introduced in July 2013 is strongly discussed. This article presents the background to the Directive 2009/125/EC and explains the concept that underlies the formulation of ecodesign requirements for different powered energy products, with special focus on the role of environmental life cycle assessment (LCA).