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

IS THE RETURN of replaceable light sources and control gear really the most sustainable route for luminaires? That’s the question lighting professionals are beginning to ask themselves ahead of new regulations stipulating that light fittings must have interchangeable parts. The UK’s much-delayed Environment Bill is set to incorporate the EU’s eco-design measures, which effectively brings...
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...