household appliances

  • Recognizing exceptional achievements

    15 June 2018 by Claire Marchand
    Every year, the IEC pays tribute to people from its organization, for their distinguished work and commitment to improving the safety, compatibility and energy efficiency of electrical products and systems, with its...
  • 2018 IEC Awards

    15 April 2018 by Claire Marchand
    Every year IEC honours the commitment and work of a number of individuals in its community who, through their leadership and technical expertise, have contributed to making products and electrical systems safer, more...
  • Turn up the heat

    15 July 2017 by Catherine Bischofberger
    Safety is a crucial concern for anyone working in industries that use electroheating. The IEC has established key International Standards in that area under the remit of IEC Technical Committee (TC) 27: Industrial...
  • Energy efficient is definitely cool

    21 April 2017 by Morand Fachot
    Refrigerators are among the first appliances purchased by practically any household that has electricity access. Unlike many other appliances they are permanently plugged in, so ensuring they are energy efficient is...