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Ref : EIC 426/2

31 August 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 820/2018

Mexico : Mandatory Energy Efficiency Standards for Certain Products

The Mexican government has issued new mandatory energy efficiency standards for certain products.


2.The mandatory standards are tabulated as follows for easy reference. For details, please refer to the relevant official notices (in Spanish).

Product Concerned Official Notice Hyperlink Summary
Fridges and Freezers
  • Standard NOM-015-ENER-2018 applies to household refrigerators, household fridges-freezers of up to 1,104 litres, and household freezers of up to 850 litres using a hermetic moto-compressor.
  • The standard is implemented by three phases, with the first phase effective on 23 June 2019.
Certain Air Conditioners
  • Standard NOM-023-ENER-2018 applies to mini-split and multi-split air conditioners with a nominal cooling capacity ranging from 1 to 19,050 Wt.
  • Effective 14 November 2018.


3.For enquiries concerning the content of this circular, please contact Mr Lewis LAU at telephone number 2398 5405.

Yours faithfully,

(Jasper LAM)
for Director-General of Trade and Industry

Note: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the Department cannot guarantee this to be so and will not be held liable for any reliance placed on the same.