3rd International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting

The European Commission and SOFTECH in collaboration with the United Nations, the International Energy Agency and the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP), will organize the 3rd International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL’03) to be held in 1-3 October, in Turin (Italy).


EEDAL’03 will provide a unique forum to discuss and debate the latest developments in energy and environmental impact of residential appliances and lighting, the policies and programmes adopted and planned, as well as the technical and commercial advances in the dissemination and penetration of energy efficient residential appliances and lighting.

The three-day conference will comprise of 36 sessions including plenary sessions where key representatives of governments and international organisations, manufacturing industry and academia will present their views and programmes to advance energy efficiency in residential appliances and lighting. Parallel sessions on specific themes and topics will allow in-depth discussions among participants.

Who should attend the conference:


  • Energy and environment policy makers;
  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy sources programme managers;
  • Residential appliances and installed equipment manufacturers;
  • Residential appliances and lighting market analists;
  • Lighting Equipment manufacturers;
  • Energy efficiency experts and academics;
  • Climate Change experts and academics;
  • Electricity and gas distribution utilities;
  • Electricity and gas regulatory authorities;

Why you should attend:


  • The conference offers the best opportunity to gather in a short time the most updates and relevant information about energy consumption trends in the residential sector, the most recent technological developments, and the planned policies and measures.
  • The conference offers during the three days excellent networking opportunities in the numerous social events and debate sessions organized to stimulate exchanges of ideas.

Topics Related to Specific Technologies:


  • Residential Appliance/White goods
  • Residential HVAC
  • Consumer Electronics, Office Equipment & Low Power Modes
  • Residential Lighting
  • Motor Technologies
  • Home Automation and Domestics
  • On-site (residential) Power Generation


Topics Related to Policies and Programmes:


  • Climate Change
  • Policy Delivery
  • Standards and Labels
  • Measurement Methods and International Harmonization
  • Public and Technology Procurement
  • Market Transformation Programmes
  • End-use Metering Campaigns
  • Demand Response, DSM and Energy Services
  • Dynamic of Consumption
  • Focus on Developing Countries
  • Strategies for Increasing Efficiency



For more detailed information or view the list of the conference topics, you can visit the conference website: