News & Events
Development Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for Air Conditioner >25000Btuh
Date: 05 Sep 2017
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Organizing Person: Nur Maniza Mirsa Hussain (Chairperson)
Department Suruhanjaya Tenaga (ST) (Energy Commission)
Date: Tuesday Sept 05, 2017
Time: 9.00am to 12.00pm
Place: EC Diamond Building, Putrajaya
MASHRAE: Chea Suei Keong (GGAC Chapter Chair) & Ir TL Chen (DL)
Representatives: Othman Bin Halim (Topaire), Tan Kai Yin (Daikin), Gan Chok Ser (MACRA), Tan Jin Suan
(Mitsubishi Electric), Tan Kok Jien (Fujiaire), Tan Suk Wah (Fujiaire), Gin Lee Koon (ACSON),
Teo Ting Huan (ACSON), Linda Wong Lu Min(Daikin), Ng Boon Han (York), Amir Bidin
(Carrier) and Lim Mee Wei (Smartech).
Suruhanjaya Tenaga (ST) suggested to extend the current scope of work from >25,000btuh to < 50,000btuh single split range, to >50,000btuh all single/multi splits products range, so as to have a comprehensive framework for the development of MEPS for commercial and industrial air conditioner.
However, all stakeholder informed that developing performance criteria for multi split air conditioner would be difficult because due to varies parameters to be considered. The meeting agreed to focus on the single split air conditioner first.
The meeting agreed on the above proposed valued, but Ir TL Chen instructed MACRA to organize a meeting in order to discuss the above data with all stakeholders. The Chairperson informed that the implementation of MEPS will not wait for Standards Malaysia documents to be published, instead it will be regulated by Energy Commission (EC), estimated schedule by 2020. Chairperson also informed that for testing purposes, only 3rd party report from accredited laboratory will be accepted just like current practice for COA application.