Anti-circumvention of standards for better market surveillance

News archive

October 26th, 2018

Circumvention products investigated

Decision criteria matrix for the selection of product categories in scope for the ANTICSS project.

October 25th, 2018

Decision matrix for products in scope

ANTICSS Project's Decision matrix for Products in Scope, including supplementary explanations

October 01st, 2018

Öko-Institut: Schlupflöcher stopfen (Das EU-Projekt ANTICSS)

The Öko-Institut's news article on the ANTICSS project (in German)

September 14th, 2018

Project leaflet in Czech language

Project leaflet in Czech language, published by the State Energy Inspectorate and SEVEn, The Energy Efficiecy Center

September 03rd, 2018

Project short leaflet

Project summary leaflet with an overview of our activities, plans and expected outcomes.

August 01st, 2018

Definition of circumvention

What exactly is circumvention energy label and ecodesign area? Hidden  software, specific cycle/configuration used only for testing,  products  specifically designed to be excluded from legislation, ambiguities &  loopholes in legislation... Anticss project investigates.

July 26th, 2018

Project press release in Portuguese

ADENE participa em projeto europeu para prevenção de práticas desleais na etiquetagem energética de produtos

July 25th, 2018

Edificios e Energia

Article in the Portuguese magazine "Edificios e Energie" about the ANTICSS project.

July 24th, 2018

Energy efficiency labelling: combatting dishonest practices

"Energy efficiency labelling: combatting dishonest practices": article about the ANTICSS project published in Portuguese "Magazine Imobiliáro"

July 18th, 2018

La Repubblica: Enea, al via nuove procedure antifalsificazione prestazioni elettrodomestici

Enea, al via nuove procedure antifalsificazione prestazioni elettrodomestici

Project news
June 08th, 2020

On-going product testing by ANTICSS

Refrigerators are among the product categories checked to detect possible circumvention, currently being tested in an independent laboratory. 

June 03rd, 2020

TVs among the product categories tested by ANTICSS

Televisions are among the product categories tested to identify possible circumvention efforts, which would limit the energy efficiency benefits intended by the energy label and Ecodesign legislations.