According to the European regulation 2019/424, new energy consumption and resource efficiency measures apply to most servers and data storage equipment typically used in data centers and offices.
The regulation 2019/424 'Ecodesign requirements for servers and data storage products' stems from the EU Directive 2009/125/EC 'Ecodesign requirements for electrical related products that represent a significant volume of sales' and the identified product category 'Lot 9 - Enterprise servers'.
Examples of the requirements listed in the 2019/424 annexes are:
- minimum PSU efficiency
- maximum idle state power
- instructions for installers and end-users
- repair, reuse & refurbishing considerations
- conformity assessment with internal technical documentation
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