Commercial refrigerators

Some commercial refrigerated display cabinets must comply with minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) if they’re to be sold in New Zealand.

Download product guidelines

Our guidelines tell you which commercial refrigerated display cabinets are covered by MEPS and energy rating labels, and how to register products and comply with the regulations.

Product consultation

Consultation on the Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) for commercial refrigeration took place in August 2016.

The consultation RIS considered policy proposals to improve the average energy efficiency of refrigerated commercial refrigeration, namely refrigerated display cabinets and refrigerated storage cabinets.

Further information on the consultation and latest updates can be found on the Energy Rating website.

Commercial Refrigeration Update - Energy Rating website

Consultation RIS - Refrigerated Display and Storage Cabinets - Energy Rating website