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LightingEurope EU Compliant Requirements Products Sheets for COMPONENTS_1st Edition_29112013

Published on November 29, 2013

LightingEurope Stage 6 Position Paper November 2013

Published on November 29, 2013

LightingEurope, the representation of the European lighting industry representing 17 national lighting associations next to 15 major lighting companies active on the European and global lighting market, takes note of the Working document issued by the European Commission DG ENER on the review of stage 6 requirements of Reg. 244/2009.

Joint statement by European business organisations on the occasion of the 21st EU-Japan Summit

Published on November 15, 2013

On 19th November in Tokyo Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, will meet Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, for the 21st Summit between the European Union and Japan. European business associations, signatories of this statement, would like to take this opportunity to reiterate to decision makers their strong support for a deep and comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

LightingEurope Welcomes Minamata Progress

Published on October 31, 2013

LightingEurope is pleased to have participated in the recent Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Minamata Convention on Mercury in Japan from 9 to 11 October. LightingEurope congratulates all 92 countries who have signed the Convention to date.

LightingEurope Position on Globally Harmonised Mercury Limits for Lighting

Published on October 8, 2013

LightingEurope publishes position paper on globally harmonised mercury limits for lighting. LightingEurope encourages governments to: introduce harmonized mercury limits for lamps as enabling technology is widely available; adopt the “Basic level” option (Minamata Convention) sooner than demanded; and consider adopting the “Advanced level” option by having higher environmental ambitions.

Zembrot Addresses Industry Opportunities at LpS 2013

Published on September 24, 2013

LightingEurope President Dietmar Zembrot gave a keynote speech at the LED Professional Symposium + Expo (LpS 2013) in Bregenz, Austria on September 24, 2013. Mr. Zembrot discussed the challenges and opportunities of market development, technology change, and awareness-raising for human centric lighting.

Human Centric Lighting: Going Beyond Energy Efficiency to be a Billion-Euro Market

Published on September 10, 2013

LightingEurope, along with the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI) and A.T. Kearney, is pleased to announce the publication of the ground-breaking Market Study: Human Centric Lighting.

Market Study: Human Centric Lighting

Published on September 10, 2013

Human centric lighting is intended to promote a person’s well-being, mood and health. It can improve concentration, safety and efficiency in workplaces or educational environments. It can support healing processes and prevention of chronic diseases among persons with irregular daily routines or in elder care. For the first time, a joint study by LightingEurope, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI), and the global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney shows that human centric lighting can become a multi-billion-euro business, covering around 7% of the general lighting market in Europe.