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LightingEurope Joins EEPLIANT Advisory Board

Published on April 29, 2015

LightingEurope is pleased to announce membership in the Advisory Board of the new EU funded EEPLIANT (Energy Efficiency Compliant Products) project on market surveillance covering LED lamps.

Industry position on the revision of the Ecodesign Framework Directive

Published on April 28, 2015

LightingEurope, CECED, DIGITALEUROPE, and EPEE welcome the fact that a preparatory study has been carried out to assess the Ecodesign Framework Directive. Nevertheless, our key conclusion is that sufficient grounds do not exist at this point to pursue a revision of the Directive. We therefore call for the current legislative framework to be maintained, and suggest to focus on initiatives to stimulate the replacement of the installed park of old and less efficient appliances.

Quantified Benefits of Human Centric Lighting press release

Published on April 28, 2015

LightingEurope and the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI), along with AT Kearney, are pleased to publish the follow-up study: Quantified Benefits of Human Centric Lighting.

Quantified Benefits of Human Centric Lighting study_April 2015

Published on April 28, 2015

Following their ground-breaking joint study, "Human Centric Lighting: Going Beyond Energy Efficiency", LightingEurope and the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI), along with AT Kearney who developed a calculating model which forms the basis of this report, are pleased to publish the follow-up study: Quantified Benefits of Human Centric Lighting.

LightingEurope Approves 2018 Halogen Phase-out Date

Published on April 17, 2015

Brussels -- On 17 April, 2015 The Regulatory Committee convened and voted to delay the domestic halogen lamps ban until 2018. When this legislation comes into effect, consumers will no longer be able to purchase the popular domestic halogen lamps.

LightingEurope partners with the Professional Lighting Design Convention (PLDC 2015)

Published on April 16, 2015

LightingEurope is pleased to announce that they will be a Partner Association of the Professional Lighting Design Convention, PLDC 2015. The PLDC event takes place every two years – this year it will be held in Rome, Italy in the last week of October.

Compliant Lighting Initiative

Published on March 9, 2015

Safe and good quality lighting products for consumers in Europe as well as a level playing field and fair competition for the lighting market players are high priorities for LightingEurope. This is why LightingEurope is concerned by the presence on the European market of lighting products that do not comply with applicable mandatory EU Regulations. Non-compliance of products to relevant EU Regulations is seriously hampering European policy goals!

LightingEurope Announces Executive Board

Published on February 2, 2015

LightingEurope is pleased to announce the election of Jan Denneman as President of the Executive Board, Peter Hunt as Vice-President, Alfred Haas as Treasurer for 2015, and Yves Robillard as Treasurer for 2016. Additional Board members include: Thomas Walentowski (BLV), Zoltan Koltai (GE Lighting), Peter Dillen (Havells-Sylvania), Klaus Breisch (Panasonic), Dietmar Zembrot (TRILUX), Johan Segers (AGORIA), Alfredo Berges (ANFALUM), Massimiliano Guzzini (ASSIL), Nathalie Coursière (IGNES), André ten Bloemendal (NLA), Lionel Brunet (Syndicat de l'Eclairage), and Dr. Jürgen Waldorf (ZVEI).