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02-12-2019 Report 2019 on the Functioning of accreditation in Europe
More than 10 years ago, the European Commission published Regulation (EC) No 765/2008. The aim was to ensure that products benefiting from the free movement of goods within the Community fulfil...
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27-11-2019 Horizontal repair standard for ecodesign products wins CENELEC approval
A major step towards systematising regulatory discussions on material efficiency and the development of product-specific standards on reparability has been taken with the approval of FprEN 45554,...
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25-11-2019 Luminus Salud™ LEDs Suppress Melatonin and Deliver Warm, Comfortable Illumination
Scientists studying human circadian rhythm and the physiological reaction to light have determined that low MRs are a signal to the body to prepare for sleep, and higher MRs tell the body to be...
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20-11-2019 New CIE Technical Report: Optical Measurement of LED Modules and Light Engines
This Technical Report describes the methods for the measurement of photometric, radiometric, and colorimetric quantities of LED modules (with or without integrated control gear) and light engines...
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29-10-2019 Department Of Energy Launches Sustainable Manufacturing Of Luminaires Prize
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has partnered with Freelancer.com to hold several crowdsourcing campaigns to find innovative solutions...
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24-10-2019 CIE Position Statement on Non-Visual Effects of Light - 2nd Edition
On October 3rd, CIE released their new position statement on non-visual effects of light, entitled "Recommending Proper Light at the Proper Time" 2nd edition. As non-visual effects are becoming...
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23-10-2019 POSITION STATEMENT ON NON-VISUAL EFFECTS OF LIGHT - RECOMMENDING PROPER LIGHT AT THE PROPER TIME, 2ND EDITION (OCTOBER 3, 2019)
Light is defined as any electromagnetic radiation that can create a visual sensation by directly stimulating the retinal photoreceptors of the visual system. In addition to enabling vision, these...
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22-10-2019 Flexible OLED enables efficient antimicrobial photodynamic therapy
A team of English and Polish researchers has demonstrated experimentally the use of flexible OLEDs combined with a photosensitizer for antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (PDT), removing the...
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17-10-2019 White Paper Tackles Cybersecurity
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA CPSP 3-2019 Cyber Hygiene Best Practices Part 2, a new white paper that identifies industry best practices and guidelines...
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16-10-2019 The Value Proposition: Using Data to Avoid Disappointment and Meet Client Expectations
The mention of intelligent, connected lighting systems may immediately start a swirling of ideas around the limitless possibilities, but in these still-early days, it may be more likely to render...
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10-10-2019 WELL Building Standard Explained
Below is my contribution to the September issue of tED Magazine, the official publication of the NAED. Reprinted with permission. Based on research suggesting a correlation between building...
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09-10-2019 Incandescent light bulbs at the nanoscale
Using tiny arrays of carbon nanotubes, a team of researchers at Rice University has designed nanoscale incandescent light source that could be tuned to precisely emit at specific wavelength, based...
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01-10-2019 LpS 2019 - Europe’s Foremost Lighting Technology Conference | 24-26 SEPT, BREGENZ
The 9th international LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2019) will take place from 24 to 26 September in the Opera House Bregenz, Austria. Its ambition is to nurture, support and drive the...
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25-09-2019 US DOE indicates it will roll back policies requiring escalating LED lamp transition
Around half of the US lamps market will no longer be forced to an SSL transition with new energy policy announced by Trump’s DOE. The US Department of Energy (DOE) is set to enter new policy into...
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24-09-2019 New property of light discovered
A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Spain and the U.S. has announced that they have discovered a new property of light—self-torque. In their paper published in the...