Australian New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 4692.2 Electric Water Heaters - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture, supply or install a electric water heater. The standard outlines the following:

  • Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) requirements for various water heaters.
  • Performance criteria that are prerequisites for MEPS compliance.
  • Maximum heat loss targets for a range of electric water heater types.
  • Top Energy Saver Award labelling option.
  • Energy labelling and MEPS registration application format for storage water heaters.

The standard does not specify safety requirements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 AG

Regulation(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001 AG

Administering agency

Clean Energy Regulator

Reporting and Carbon Market Division

Registrations and Reporting

Contact details

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Registrations and Reporting

Reporting and Carbon Market Division

Clean Energy Regulator

Operating address: 5 Farrell Place
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 621
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6159 3100
Phone: 1300 553 542