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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...



Start of the Open Call for Projects at the interface of Light and City

From 12th to 15th March 2020, the Luminale will take place for the tenth time in Frankfurt and Offenbach, beyond the duration of Light + Building...


No health risk from LED

CIE published position statement on the Blue Light Hazard

The fact that LEDs don´t pose any health risk was already noted by the EU last year. Now, the International Commission on Illumination (CIE) confirms...


Employees wish for better workplace lighting

Europe-wide workplace environment survey published

Which lighting influences mood, vigilance and productivity in workplaces positively? A Europe-wide survey shows that more than half of the surveyed...


Benefits of Healthy Buildings

White Paper "People-Centric Buildings for European Citizens"

People centric buildings can make office work more effective, schools a place where students learn faster and hospitals a better healing environment....