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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Ligman appoints senior manager

Andrew Smith is now the lighting solutions manager at Ligman in it’s recently-launced UK operation

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Recolight scoops award

WEEE compliance scheme Recolight won the waste management award at the Rushlight Awards for its low- energy lamp collection containers Bulbstore Mini and Bulbstore Maxi.