Latest from the lighting market: news

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50 years for excellent lighting –

The knowledge pool celebrates a big anniversary


New trends in office or residential lighting, LED or Human Centric Lighting: For half a century has been informing about light, lamps and...


Light + Building: New dates

Postponed: Light + Building to be held in September 2020

In view of the increasing spread of the coronavirus in Europe and after intensive consultations, Messe Frankfurt has decided to postpone Light +...


Find well lighted streets with an app

Google is testing the new "Lighting" function for Maps

hat if the app on the smartphone could show the best illuminated way home in the dark on a map? This is what apparently also developers of Google...


Light as a Service

New business models on the upswing

Products and services in the field of lighting and building-services technology are increasingly being marketed in the form of subscription models....


ZVEI invites students to Light + Building

For a better knowledge of the lighting industry at “my eFuture” and a dynamic career start

A day at the world's leading trade fair for light and building technology Light + Building in Frankfurt/Main can broaden the horizon and even lay the...


Ecodesign Regulation

Next steps of phasing out and changing energy labelling

On 5 December the European Commission published Regulation 2019/2020/EU laying down on ecodesign requirements for light sources and separate control...


Lighting trends 2020

World´s leading trade fair Light + Building showcases designs with unusual materials

Light + Building, the world´s leading trade fair for lighting and intelligent building technology, gathers the lighting industry from March 8th until...


Insect-friendly street lighting

Environmentally compatible illumination for the protection of species

Many insects are attracted by street lighting. Luminaires positioned side by side can even function as a kind of barrier: The insects can´t cross the...


German Light Award

Jan van Munster will be honored for his lifetime achievement

The Dutchman Jan van Munster will receive the German Light Art Award 2020. The 80-year-old artist will be honored for his life's work. Van Munsters...


20 years of Light + Building

Dynamic Digitalization is the guiding theme of next year´s fair

Light + Building, the world´s leading fair for lighting and networked building technology, is from March 8 to 13, 2020, in Frankfurt/Main under the...