Lighting Industry

THE UK government is asking the industry and its customers if it wants the return of replaceable light sources in luminaires. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is inviting opinions on the adoption into UK statute of a draft European law which mandates that light sources and control gear must be interchangeable. With...
Lighting Industry

THE RETURN of replaceable lamps and gear in light fittings came closer this month as the UK’s Environment Bill took another step to becoming law.  The legislation – which is set to become law later this year – incorporates onto UK statutes the EU’s eco-design and eco-labelling measures so that they will continue after the...
Lighting Industry

FROM September, a raft of new European Commission regulations is set to hit the lighting sector.  And while the UK is no longer a member of the EU, it’s widely expected that the vast majority of manufacturers will comply so that their products can be sold into member countries. The result of nearly five years...