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Reference EN 60379:2004
Title Methods for measuring the performance of electric storage water-heaters for household purposes
Project Number 14594
Abstract/Scope States and defines the principal performance characteristics of electric storage water-heaters which are of interest to the user and to describe the standard methods for measuring these characteristics. This standard is concerned neither with safety nor with performance requirements.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2004-02-19
Current Stage code deadline 2004-11-01
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 59
Reference Document IEC 60379:1987 (MOD)
ICS 91.140.65 - Water heating equipment
Keywords Storage; Heater; Water heater; Measurement; Household
Note Supersedes HD 500 S1:1988
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
12 Energy use - Energy consumption Use B2B
14 Energy use - Energy consumption Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 2004-02-19 2004-11-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-11-01 2004-03-01  
5061 2003-09-15 2003-11-01  
5020 2003-05-09 2003-08-29  
3099 2002-10-01 2003-04-01  
5092 2002-07-02 2003-01-15  
5062 2002-06-10 2002-07-02  
5020 2001-09-07 2002-03-08  
1090 2001-07-05 2002-01-05  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-11-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2004-02-19
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-11-01


Supersedes HD 500 S1:1988
Superseded by prEN 50440
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.