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Energy Labelling - joint industry statement

Published on March 21, 2017

In view of the decisive trilogue meeting on the Commission proposal for a new Energy Labelling Framework Regulation to be held on 21 March 2017, the undersigning organisations recall the joint priorities of the affected industry in the interest of preserving the success, credibility and overall workability of this crucial EU policy instrument.

Joint Declaration on EU Industrial Strategy

Published on February 18, 2017

Europe is the cradle of the manufacturing industry and has been at the forefront of industrial revolutions and technological innovations. The industry directly employs over 34 million people across all Member States, in supply chains comprising hundreds of thousands of SMEs and larger suppliers. It also indirectly accounts for millions of additional jobs in related sectors.

Position paper on Human Centric Lighting

Published on February 15, 2017

Human Centric Lighting supports health, well-being and performance of humans by combining visual, biological and emotional benefits of light

LightingEurope event – 30 March – “European Lighting Summit”

Published on January 15, 2017

LightingEurope organizes a unique event on 30 March 2017 in Brussels - #EULightSummit. Top speakers from EU institutions, internal and external stakeholders, the academic world and the lighting market will address how to grow the value of light to society. The agenda will cover the four waves of the Strategic Roadmap and the future of the lighting industry. The focus will be on intelligent lighting systems, human centric lighting and circular economy. For further details, see www.lightingeurope.org/european-lighting-summit

Frequently Asked Questions on alleged LED health related issues

Published on December 14, 2016

With the phasing-out of incandescent lamps in many countries, the introduction of new LED based light sources and luminaires sometimes raises the question of whether the spectral characteristics of the LED are suitable to replace traditional incandescent lamps. In the following, specific concerns are taken up and answered in detail.

LightingEurope welcomes the inclusion of lighting in new EPBD

Published on December 1, 2016

LightingEurope welcomes yesterday’s European Commission proposal on amending the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). In particular, LightingEurope is glad to see that the European Commission proposal imposes on Member States to set system requirements for all the technical building systems, built-in lighting included.