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.
French lighting manufacturers and wholesalers have agreed a voluntary deal to phase out inefficient fluorescent luminaires.
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.
The Institution of Lighting Professionals has issued a call for papers for its annual conference and exhibition later this year.