Study on the impact of the EU energy label – and potential changes to it – on consumer understanding and purchase decisions – August 2014

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Sector: Behavioural and experimental economics | Behavioural Economics | Business and industry | Consumer and firm behaviour | International institutions | NGOs and consumer advocacy | Public Policy | Regulators and government
Client: EC DG Energy
Published: 19 August, 2014
Document type: Report 
Tagged: EC/EEA ex-ante evaluation experiments quantitative analysis UK

As part of the review of the EU Directive on Energy Labels, the European Commission engaged London Economics to undertake a behavioural study on consumer understanding and purchasing decisions, of the current EU energy label and potential changes to it. Interim findings were presented to the 3rd Stakeholder meeting on the Evaluation of the Energy Labelling Directive and specific aspects of the Eco Design Directive in Brussels February 2014.