The Ecodesign Directive is the cornerstone of the EU sustainable industrial policy.
At the moment three Ecodesign related lighting regulations, or implementing measures, are in place covering a variety of lamps, ballasts and luminaire. An additional regulation defines the energy labelling of electrical lamps and luminaires.
Our suggestion is to focus on lighting systems initiatives to stimulate the replacement of the installed park of old and linefficient appliances. Furthermore, before further regulating, it is necessary to solve existing problems and barriers, such as the surveillance of implementation, including closing loopholes in the current legislation
Read our latest position papers:
- Press Release on the "Use of tolerances" (18th December 2015). Further details
- LightingEurope guidance document on COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2015/1428 of 25 August 2015 explaining new Special Purpose Lamps requirements that will be applicable from 24th February 2016 (10th December 2015). Further details
- Comments on the Proposal for a Regulation setting a framework for energy efficiency labelling & repealing Directive 2010/30/EU (30th October 2015). Further details
- Lighting Industry Questions European Commission Mains Voltage Directional Halogen Lamp Phase out (22nd September 2015). Further details
- Downgrading the energy label to A-G misses the energy efficiency target (15th July 2015). Further details
- CECED,DIGITALEUROPE, EPEE and LightingEurope Position on the revision of the Ecodesign Framework Directive (27th April 2015). Further details
- LightingEurope Approves 2018 Halogen Phase - out Date (17th April 2015). Further details