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AMA Research – 44% increase in the UK lighting market between 2013-17
The overall lighting market in the UK was estimated to be worth £2.4 billion in 2017, having increased by 44% since 2013. The key driver for the lighting market is LED lighting which has gained significant share in the non-domestic sector and also started to make inroads into the domestic market. LED technology is likely to promote a period of innovation and expansion particularly in terms of more integrated products, control and lighting solutions. Forecasts are for growth but at a lower rate than in the period 2014-2017 as the uptake of LED’s has increased.
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UV LEDs the next generation give you the freedom to design almost anything
YOU would be surprised where LEDs help us in our everyday lives - they pop up in water purifying apparatus and printers, in fridges and currency detectors and in air conditioners helping to keep you cool.
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Christian Schraft, CEO, Sylvania – The smart switch to connected lighting
Incandescent lighting consumes 75% more energy than their LED alternatives and with 39% of a commercial property’s electricity consumed by lighting , the switch from incandescent to LED remains a vital business decision. Although this change over is not necessarily a new development, LEDs still only make up 10 percent of lighting systems . In light of regulatory deadlines which aim to increase the sustainability of buildings and cities closing in, it is becoming a must for all businesses across the EU.
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Tamlite Lighting comments on reports that halogen and CFLs are to be banned in Europe
According to recent media reports, draft updates to Europe’s Ecodesign laws “will see the effective banning of both tungsten halogen and compact fluorescent as light sources by 2020.” A minimum efficiency requirement of 85 lumens per watt and a maximum standby power of 0.5W on all light sources is set to come into force in the latest review of Ecodesign laws.
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