Welcome to the website of the Ecodesign Preparatory Study on Windows (ENER Lot 32), now finalised. The study ran from July 2013 to May 2015 to provide the European Commission with a technical, environmental and economical analysis of windows as required under Article 15 of the Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC.
The study is carried out for the European Commission, DG Energy under specific contract ENER.C3.2012-418-lot 1.

Reports issued for this study are available on the Documents section of this webiste.
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If you would like to read more about the background of this study, then please visit the Introduction.

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22 June 2015 After the publication of the final reports of the Lot 32 ecodesign preparatory study on windows on 5 June 2015, certain errors and omissions in the text and tables of the Task 7 (and the related Task 3) final report came to light, which we would like to correct through a corrigendum and a consolidated report (combining the 3 June 2015 version and the corrigendum) --> please visit the documents section.
5 June 2015

The FINAL reports of TASK 1 to 7 are now available for download.

The study is now finalised.

16 March 2015 The Compilation of comments received on Task 1-6 interim reports is available for download (these comments were addressed by/incorporated into draft final reports Task 1-7 published 24 Feb 2015)
24 February 2015

The draft final reports of TASK 1 to 7 are now available for download.

Comments on these reports can be sent until 24 March 2015

Please use the format for comments as supplied

12 December 2014 The Minutes of the 2nd Stakeholder (31 Oct 2014) meeting have been uploaded
12 November 2014 The presentations of the 2nd Stakeholder (31 Oct 2014) have been uploaded
27 October 2014

The meeting address is shown in the invitation email of 6 Oct 2014:

DG ENER premises Rue de Mot 24, room 03/47, Brussels

Starting time: 10.00 hour CET

6 October 2014

Task 1-6 Interim reports for 2nd stakeholder meeting of 31 October 2014.

Stakeholder comments on Tasks 1-4

4 September 2014

Date for 2nd Stakeholder: 31 October 2014

Starting time: 10.00 hour CET

11 April 2014 Publication of three surveys (Requirements, Costs and Label schemes)
3 April 2014 Minutes and presentations of 1st SH meeting added
20 March 2014 Table for sending comments added
18 February 2014 Invitation to 1st Stakeholder meeting (17 March 2014)
18 February 2014 Publication of Task 1-4 Interim reports
29 October 2013 Publication 1st product screening (Task 0)

31 July 2013

Launch of the project website.