Mexican Official Standard NOM-022-ENER/SCFI-2014, Energy Efficiency and user safety requirements for Commercial Self-Contained Refrigeration Units. Specifications and Labelling.

This Mexican Official Standard establishes the maximum allowed levels of electric energy consumption per liter of refrigerated volume and its test methods for verifying compliance, user safety requirements and test methods for verifying compliance and labelling requirements.


This Mexican Official Standard applies to Commercial Self-Contained Refrigerating Units, Class I, powered by electric energy, new, used and refurbished, traded or installed in national territory.


  • Refrigerators with liquid dispensers: beer, water, wine, etc.
  • Remote Units.
  • Refrigerators without doors and Air Curtain Refrigerators.
  • Wine Refrigerators.
  • Combined Refrigerator/Freezers.
  • Cooling Chambers.

Compliance with the standard

Companies based in Mexico that manufacture, import sell, and/or distribute the product type in the scope of the standard must comply with this regulation.

Compliance is verified through testing processes and certification and only companies based in Mexico may obtain a certificate of compliance with the standard.

Certification Schemes

Scheme Description Validity
I Certification through surveillance through periodic testing to the product. 1 year
II Certification with verification through the quality management system of the production line. 3 years
Subject to results of the surveillance process