Britain’s domestic vacuum cleaners will become less powerful under European Union rules designed to cut energy use that come into force next year. New machines will be banned from having motors that exceed 1,600W from September 2014, and they will be limited to 900W from 2017.

Justin Binks, Director of SEBO UK was quoted in yesterday’s Sunday Times on his views of the new EU vacuum cleaner ruling. Click here to read the story in full