Sales of vacuum cleaners to produce more noise and heat and suction are restricted under the rules of the EU as of today.
Vacuum cleaners use more than 900 watts and the emission of more than 80 decibels will be discontinued when stocks are exhausted.
Some anti-EU activists say that the houses are not cleaned properly if people have to buy machines of low power.
But energy experts say that the best low-power appliances clean as well as the high power of the machines.
They say that some manufacturers deliberately increase the amount of electricity that your appliances use because that buyers equate high power with a high performance.
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The European Environment Bureau (EEB) said: “the Power does not always equal performance, though the misconception has become widespread.
“Some of the efficient models maintained high standards of dust pick-up, while with less energy due to the innovation in design.”
Vacuum salesman from Howard Johnson, who works in Coventry, told the BBC: “People want a more powerful vacuum cleaner, but you can\’t see that more power does not mean more suction.
“The lower power of the machines are perfectly adequate, and better for the planet”.
The EU\’s own website says: “with more efficient vacuum cleaners, Europe as a whole may save up to 20 TWh of electricity per year by 2020.
“This is equivalent to the annual household electricity consumption of Belgium.
“It also means that more than 6 million metric tons of CO2 not emitted – about the annual emissions of eight medium-sized power plants.”
And the uk Climate Change Committee, says that since 2008, the electricity demand is reduced by 17% (in spite of all our gadgets), and of the demand for gas is 23% lower, thanks to the most strict standards of energy efficiency in homes and appliances.
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But there is a question on what happens to the energy of the EU standards after Brexit.
UKIP Roger Helmer, said: “By all means let\’s do pathetically low-powered vacuum cleaners to export to the EU.
“But we must maintain the right to make and the sensible use of full power of the artifacts in the uk. This shows why we should not agree to be bound by the rules of the EU after Brexit.”
The BSE said: “Without the EU energy efficiency rules, the uk market risks being flooded with ineffective and cheap imports from China that spend more energy and break easily due to the lowering of standards.”
The efficiency standards are so effective in driving down bills and emissions that are believed to be maintained after Brexit.
But the government statement of BBC News on the subject was ambiguous.
A spokesman said: “Until we leave the EU, the uk government continues to apply the European regulations.
“We support measures that will save households and businesses money on their energy bills.”
Vacuum cleaner entrepreneur Sir James Dyson has been in a legal battle with the EU, because, as he says that the vacuum of the test standards do not replicate real-world conditions.
His spokesman told the BBC: “We agree with the principle of the use of standards for the unit of products that use less energy.
“But we think that technical innovation in itself would be a better way to change the behaviour of consumers.
“You can have a perfectly good vacuum cleaner running with less energy.”
The most recent model of Dyson do not qualify under the new rules of the EU.
Next week the government will submit a report from the energy of the economists making the case for a big boost to the economy through energy efficiency in homes.