Instantaneous or storage water heaters, non-electric (excluding instantaneous gas water heaters, as well as central heating boilers) (HS 841919); Heat exchange units (excluding those used with boilers) (HS 841950)
Proyecto de Segunda Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 152 (2R) "Rendimiento térmico de sistemas solares prefabricados y colectores solares" (Draft second revision (2R) of Ecuadorian Technical Regulation PRTE INEN No. 152: "Thermal performance of prefabricated solar systems and solar collectors") (11 pages, in Spanish)
The notified Ecuadorian Technical Regulation establishes the requirements to be met by prefabricated solar systems and solar collectors used to heat liquid at temperatures below 100ºC, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety and the environment, and preventing deceptive practices.
It applies to the following products:
1. Prefabricated solar systems
2. Flat-plate solar collectors
3. Evacuated tube solar collectors
It does not apply to: Parts that make up or that are used in flat-plate or evacuated tube solar collectors.