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Cooper wins standard

Cooper Lighting and Safety has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard.

Covering all Cooper Industries operations in the UK, the accreditation recognises measures including improvement of the thermal efficiency of buildings, installation of lighting control systems and the successful deployment of an energy ‘kaizen’ programme aimed at achieving continuous improvement in energy utilisation.

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French phase-out

French lighting manufacturers and wholesalers have agreed a voluntary deal to phase out inefficient fluorescent luminaires.

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Report predicts $1.4bn in OLED sales

According to a report by market research firm NanoMarkets, the OLED lighting materials market will produce revenues of about $1.4 billion in 2015.