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Windows and exterior doors 062

Nordic Ecolabelled windows and exterior doors:

– Have a low climate impact through low energy losses.
– Have low environmental impact through tough environmental requirements on primary materials and the production process.
– Offer superior function and a long service life
– Are sold with good fitting and care instructions.

  • Fees valid from January 1st, 2019 until further notice

    Application fee:

    Application fee including one on-site inspection *) 30 000 SEK excl. VAT.
    Renewal fee *) 15 000 SEK excl. VAT.

    Annual licence fee:

    Annual Nordic licence fee**) 0,3 % of the licence's annual turnover in the Nordic countries excl. VAT
    Minimum fee for the Nordic countries 2 000 EUR annually excl. VAT
    Maximum fee for the Nordic countries 100 000 EUR excl. VAT
    Annual licence fee outside the Nordic countries (for licence holders with a turnover of more than 300 000 EUR of Nordic Swan ecolabelled products, sold outside the Nordic countries) 2 000 EUR annually excl. VAT

     If the Nordic Swan ecolabelled products are only sold outside the Nordic countries, a minimum fee is always charged.

    Fee for extensions/alterations of licence:

    Extension/alteration of existing licence The fee is based on how long it takes to handle the matter:
    - Less than 4 hours: 3 750 SEK excl. VAT
    - Between 4 and 8 hours: 7 500 SEK excl. VAT
    - More than 8 hours: 15 000 SEK excl. VAT

    Fees for on-site inspections:

    Extra fee for additional on-site inspection within the Nordic countries 5 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit
    On-site inspection outside the Nordic region, but within Europe***) 15 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit
    On-site inspections outside Europe***) 25 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit

    Euro rate: The exchange rate of the first day of the year is used to convert amounts in Euro to national currency:

    *) Micro enterprises are charged half the fee. A micro enterprise, according to our definition, is a company with a maximum of 10 employees and with a total turnover of €2 000 000 (including both ecolabelled and non-ecolabelled products).

    **) Corporations pay only one licence fee

    ***) There is an extra fee of 1 000 EUR per day if the inspection takes more than one day

    Fees valid from January 1st, 2018 until December 31st 2018

    Application fee:

    Application fee including one on-site inspection *) 28 000 SEK excl. VAT.
    Renewal fee *) 14 000 SEK excl. VAT.

    Annual licence fee:

    Annual Nordic licence fee**) 0,3 % of the licence's annual turnover in the Nordic countries excl. VAT
    Minimum fee for the Nordic countries 2 000 EUR annually excl. VAT
    Maximum fee for the Nordic countries 100 000 EUR excl. VAT
    Annual licence fee outside the Nordic countries (for licence holders with a turnover of more than 300 000 EUR of Nordic Swan ecolabelled products, sold outside the Nordic countries) 2 000 EUR annually excl. VAT

     If the Nordic Swan ecolabelled products are only sold outside the Nordic countries, a minimum fee is always charged.

    Fee for extensions/alterations of licence:

    Extension/alteration of existing licence The fee is based on how long it takes to handle the matter:
    - Less than 4 hours: 3 500 SEK excl. VAT
    - Between 4 and 8 hours: 7 000 SEK excl. VAT
    - More than 8 hours: 14 000 SEK excl. VAT

    Fees for on-site inspections:

    Extra fee for additional on-site inspection within the Nordic countries 5 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit
    On-site inspection outside the Nordic region, but within Europe 14 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit
    On-site inspections outside Europe 24 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit

    Euro rate: The exchange rate of the first day of the year is used to convert amounts in Euro to national currency:

    *) Micro enterprises are charged half the fee. A micro enterprise, according to our definition, is a company with a maximum of 10 employees and with a total turnover of €2 000 000 (including both ecolabelled and non-ecolabelled products).

    **) Corporations pay only one licence fee

  • Information on the latest version of the criteria for windows and exterior doors

    4.8 ⇛ 4.9: Alteration of the criteria

    Exceptions in the chemical requirements for formaldehyde (requirement O15) and nanoparticles (requirement O17) have been made. The new version, 4.9, is valid until 31 March 2022.

    4.7 ⇛ 4.8: Prolongation of the criteria

    It was decided to prolong the criteria with 24 months until 31 March 2020. The new version is 4.4.

    4.6 ⇛ 4.7: Alteration of the criteria

    • O5 Windows and exterior doors of non-renewable materials: Alteration relating to aluminium.

    The new version, 4.7, is valid until 31 mars 2021.

    4.5 ⇛ 4.6: Prolongation of the criteria

    On the 9 October 2017 Nordic Ecolabelling’s Criteria Group decided to remove O32 Take-back system. 
    On the 14 December 2017 Nordic Ecolabelling’s Criteria Group decided to prolong the criteria with 12 months until the 31 March 2021
    The new version is 4.6.

    4.4 ⇛ 4.5: Alteration of the criteria

    It was decided to introduce the new requirements on forestry. Applicants can choose to either fulfil the requirements on wood introduced in version 4.0 (part A) or the new wood requirements listed in part B.
    The new version is 4.5.

    4.3 ⇛ 4.4: Prolongation of the criteria

    It was decided to prolong the criteria with 24 months until 31 March 2020. The new version is 4.4.

    4.2 ⇛ 4.3: Alteration of the criteria

    Adjustments have been made in requirements O14 and O15 where exemptions for polyurethane adhesives containing methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) classified Carc 2 H351 were introduced. The new version, 4.3, is valid until March 31st 2018.

    4.1 ⇛ 4.2: Alteration of the criteria

    • O2–O4: Adjustments regarding verifying methods were introduced.
    • O2: The figures for highest acceptable U-values were clarified.
    • O6–O8 + chemical requirements: Minor text adjustments were made in the requirements.

    The new version, 4.2, is valid until March 31st 2018.

    4.0 ⇛ 4.1: Alteration of the criteria

    • O16: An exemption for non-bioaccumulative biocides and preservatives were added to the requirement.
    • O33: The requirement regarding marketing was removed.

    The new version, 4.1, is valid until March 31st, 2018.

    4.0: New version of the criteria

    On March 19th the Nordic Ecolabelling board decided on new updated criteria for Nordic Ecolabelled windows and exterior doors. The new version, 4.0, is valid until March 31st 2018.

  • We are so happy you decided to send in an application for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel!


    The application process starts by you downloading the application form and filling it in. You then send it to Ecolabelling Sweden.

    We will register your application and send you a confirmation. You will also be assigned an advisor who will help you through the application process.

    During this process, you will send in documentation that proves that your product can successfully meet each of Nordic Ecolabelling’s requirements for your specific product group.

    The application consists of these parts:

    • Completed application form
    • Documentation Overview
    • Documentation showing fulfilment of all requirements according to the criteria document


    Once your product has been approved – not before, you have the right to use the Nordic Swan Ecolabel in all your marketing as long as your licence is valid.

    We wish you luck with your application and, most importantly, your work towards a more sustainable world!

    For more information: "Application step by step"

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