DEFRA gives A++ grade to new EU energy label ratings

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EU proposes to revamp energy label system and boost efficiency with controversial "beyond A" grades

The UK government has promised to work with businesses to ensure customers understand new and potentially confusing "beyond A" energy labels for fridges, freezers, dishwashers and washing machines...

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