Ecodesign Requirements for Servers

According to the European regulation 2019/424, new energy consumption and resource efficiency measures apply to most servers and data storage equipment typically used in data centers and offices. This regulation requires ecodesign obligations.

The regulation 2019/424Ecodesign requirements for servers and data storage products‘ stems from the EU Directive 2009/125/EC ‘Ecodesign requirements for electrical related products that represent a significant volume of sales‘ and the identified product category ‘Lot 9 – Enterprise servers‘.

Examples of the requirements listed in the 2019/424 annexes are:

  • minimum PSU efficiency
  • maximum idle state power
  • instructions for installers and end-users
  • repair, reuse & refurbishing considerations
  • conformity assessment with internal technical documentation

These elements are added to the RoHSWEEEREACH SVHC and Persistent Organic Pollutant POP applicable obligations and apply as of March 1st, 2020.

Should you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Enviropass.