Lot 20 states that all local space heaters manufactured for sale in the EU after 1st January 2018 which use electricity, gaseous or liquid fuels, must comply with a minimum efficiency standard. This includes:
· Storage heaters
· Direct acting heating (panel heaters and electric radiators)
· Portable heaters
· Underfloor heating
· Radiant heaters
· Electric and gas fires
A second regulation (2015/1185) sets out the same requirement for space heaters which use solid fuels, such as stoves and fireplaces, from 1st January 2022.