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The Past, Present, And Future Of LED Lighting

Lighting retrofit projects are becoming more common as property owners seek more advanced lighting solutions that offer both cost efficiency and operational flexibility.

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Smart Lighting Is Taking Over Our Homes… And Gardens

New research from online lighting retailer, Lighting Direct, has revealed that smart lighting is becoming more prominent in our homes, with over a quarter (28%) of respondents already including this innovative technology as part of their daily lives.

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Lighting Direct Predicts A ‘smart summer’ As Sales Of Smart Lighting Products Double Over The Past 12 Months

Lighting Direct has already witnessed visits to its smart product pages double in the past 12 months (+110%) and sales of its smart bulb brands increase by 159%.

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Poor Lighting Is Deterring Repeat Business According To New Research From Lyco

lyco• Guests who experience poor lighting are less likely to return
• ‘Too dark’ is main complaint

Eighty per cent of people who have visited a hospitality venue such as a restaurant, bar, hotel, pub or café within the past 12 months, found the lighting to have had a negative effect on their experience.

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Calls For Non-compliance By Online Retailers To Be Addressed In Waste Directive

trade associationsThree leading European trade associations have written an open letter to the European Commission, calling for action to tackle non-compliance with waste legislation, of sales through online retailers. The letter is co-signed by EucoLight, the WEEE Forum, and EXPRA.

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e3light Announced As UK Distributor For ZALUX Hazardous Area Lighting

zalux atex luminaire3light is now the UK distributor for the ZALUX product brand, which specialises in the development and production of ATEX approved luminaires that function with complete reliability and long lifespans and in extreme conditions such as heat, humidity, low temperatures and hazardous areas.

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Online Sellers Should Be Legally Required To Take On The Duties Of “producer” Under The WEEE Directive

light bulbOn 13 September over 80 delegates from across 12 different countries met to discuss ways to tackle the growing number of online market places that fail to be WEEE compliant with the EEE regulations. This is referred to as freeriding.

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Facing Up To The Challenges Of The Wholesale Sector

AdrianKitchingThe wholesale sector will face some tough challenges in the coming years. Now is the time to face up to those challenges and start to put the appropriate responses in place, says Adrian Kitching of Crompton Lamps

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Recolight Presents At European Seminar To Raise Concerns About WEEE Compliance Of Online Retailers

LED lampsTwo European trade associations are hosting a seminar in September to focus on the WEEE compliance of online retail platforms.

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Mouser Electronics Global Distribution Network Picks Up The Plessey ORION™ Beam Forming Module

Beam Forming ModulePlessey, a leading expert in the manufacture of lighting and sensing products and components announced today that Mouser Electronics Inc. is distributing Plessey’s ORION™ beam forming module.

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