Electric Water Heaters, Storage Tanks - Laboratory

| What?

R&D test rigs EWH-LAB are suitable for electric water heaters and storage tanks

| How?

EWH-LAB are intended to perform the tests included in the "ecodesign" and other standards (see list at the bottom of this page) about electric water heaters and storage tanks.

| Where?

In the R&D lab.

| Who?

  • Manufacturers electric water heaters
  • Manufacturers of storage tanks 
  • Notified bodies 

| Why?

  • Benchmarking 
  • Time to market reduction
  • Preparation for product certification
  • Quality improvement
  • Research and development of new products
  • Full automatic control of flow and temperature regulations
  • Full traceability of test data
  • Test data and report available for statistical elaborations
  • Market credibility

| Tests

  • NF/LCIE and Ecodesign Annex IV 
  • prEN50440 "Efficiency of domestic electrical storage water-heaters"
  • EN60379 "Methods for measuring the performance of electric storage water-heaters for household purposes" 
  • EN12897 "Water supply - Specification for indirectly heated unvented (closed) storage water heaters"
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