Eficiencia energética de refrigeradores y congeladores electrodomésticos. Límites, método de pruebas y etiquetado (Energy Efficiency for Household Refrigerators and Freezers. Limits, Testing Methods, and Labeling).

To define the family of products in this NOM, consider two or more models of the same family, provided that they meet any and all of the following criteria:

  • The same type. See the following table:

MAXIMUM ENERGY CONSUMPTION LIMITS FOR REFRIGERATORS AND FREEZERS

  DESCRIPTION OF THE ELECTRICAL HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE EMAX
1 CONVENTIONAL REFRIGERATOR AND MANUAL/SEMI-AUTOMATIC DEFROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER (R/F). 0.31 VA + 248.4
2 PARTIAL AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER 0.31 VA + 248.4
3 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER, TOP-MOUNTED FREEZER, NO ICE DISPENSER, AND AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATORS. 0.35 VA + 276.0
4 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER, SIDE-MOUNTED FREEZER, NO ICE DISPENSER 0.7 VA + 507.5
5 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER, BOTTOM-MOUNTED FREEZER, NO ICE DISPENSER, AND AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATORS. 0.16 VA + 459.0
5A AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER, BOTTOM-MOUNTED FREEZER, THROUGH-THE-DOOR ICE DISPENSER. 0.18 VA + 539
6 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER, TOP-MOUNTED FREEZER, ICE DISPENSER. 0.36 VA + 356.0
7 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER, SIDE-MOUNTED FREEZER, ICE DISPENSER 0.36 VA + 406.0
8 MANUAL-DEFROST UPRIGHT FREEZER. 0.27 VA + 258.3
9 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST UPRIGHT FREEZER. 0.44 VA + 326.1
10 CHEST FREEZER AND ALL OTHER FREEZERS, EXCEPT COMPACT FREEZER 0.35 VA + 143.7
10 A AUTOMATIC-DEFROST CHEST FREEZER 0.52 VA + 211.5
11 MANUAL-DEFROST COMPACT REFRIGERATOR AND REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER 0.38 VA + 299.0
12 PARTIAL AUTOMATIC-DEFROST COMPACT REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER 0.25 VA + 398.0
13 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST COMPACT REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER, TOP-MOUNTED FREEZER, AND AUTOMATIC-DEFROST REFRIGERATORS. 0.45 VA + 355.0
14 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST COMPACT REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER, SIDE-MOUNTED FREEZER. 0.27 VA + 501.0
15 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST COMPACT REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER, BOTTOM-MOUNTED FREEZER. 0.46 VA + 367.0
16 MANUAL-DEFROST COMPACT UPRIGHT FREEZER. 0.35 VA + 250.8
17 AUTOMATIC-DEFROST COMPACT UPRIGHT FREEZER. 0.40 VA + 391.0
18 COMPACT CHEST FREEZER 0.37 VA + 152.0
  • The same defrosting system.
  • Manual and automatic-defrost
  • Partial automatic-defrost
  • Automatic defrost
  • Long-lasting automatic-defrost
  • Similar volume with a variation of ± 3%
  • The same electrical circuit except for provisions in Sections (7) and (8).
  • The same main electrical components: compressor (same capacity), electrical accessories, etc.
  • Aesthetic, color, model number, and branding changes are allowed.
  • You are allowed to group models with or without automatic ice-making devices and with one or more bulbs in the refrigerator and freezer compartments, as long as they are switched off or not working during lab tests.
  • You are allowed to group models with or without courtesy lights, radios, watches, similar hygiene lamps, as long as they are operated through the user.