Latest from the lighting market: news

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FILD launches Lighting for Excellence Student Award

Student competition promotes lighting design in architecture

The Federation of International Lighting Design (FILD) promotes student projects that combine creative design with a suitable lighting concept and…


Bright, stable and easy to recycle

LEC – electrochemical cells emit blue and white light

Researchers from Munich and Turin have developed a low-cost and uncomplicated production lighting technology with light-emitting electrochemical…


Living in the attic

Smart lighting solutions for special rooms

Penthouses are cozy but also quite “odd“. In comparison to other appartements there is less wall area and floor space for high furniture. This calls…


Safely disinfect room air

DIN/TS 67506 for the combat of viruses with UV radiation

Regular airing is a duty in the Corona pandemic. An adequate complement are compact UV-C secondary air devices – an effective option in the indoor…


Federal Ecodesign Award 2022

Competition for outstanding ecological design launched across Europe

The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety and the Federal Environment Agency, together with the International…


Light + Building postponed to October

New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022

As the pandemic situation continues to develop very dynamically, Messe Frankfurt is postponing the world's leading trade fair for light and building…


Answers to DIN EN 12464-1

The new workplace standard simplifies lighting design has asked its chairman Peter Dehoff four questions about the new workplace standard DIN EN 12464-1, to which he actively contributed as…


With the bike visible and safe through autumn and winter

Rechargeable battery bike lighting needs a test mark and must not dazzle

Autumn is just the right moment for a light check on the bike. Because good light can save lives when the days get shorter and the nights longer. Bike…


Survey on light pollution

Magazine identifies potential for sustainability in the German lighting industry

If light immissions for the illumination of urban agglomeration radiate upwards and illuminate the sky, this is often referred to as “light…


The impact of light

An interview with Dr Jürgen Waldorf (ZVEI,

Light makes things visible – and always has an impact. In many cases, we fail to see the significance because the eye is a good-natured organ. It…