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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Correct conversions

ICEL, the emergency lighting arm of the Lighting Industry Federation, has warned that standard luminaires converted to emergency use should be tested for compliance with the relevant regulations and standards.

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ILP calls for papers

The Institution of Lighting Professionals has issued a call for papers for its annual conference and exhibition later this year.