NEWS IN BRIEF
French phase-out

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

From this month, companies signed up to the deal – brokered by Syndicat De L’Eclairage, the equivalent of the LIF – will not quote for fittings with A2 or A1 ballasts. From June, it will withdraw these totally from the market.

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The lighting industry has been challenged to discover what specific lighting works best for different forms of sight loss.

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Alliance opens UK HQ

Alliance Lighting has opened an office in the UK directed by Mark DeVries from Alliance Lighting in the US and Douglas James of Whitegoods in London.