Circular Lighting Report

Fagerhult Streamer Mini

Low carbon mini spot delivers 150 luminaire lumens/Watt

Fagerhult has unveiled a mini version of its long-established Streamer spotlight range which delivers 150 luminaire lumens/Watt. The company says it has reduced the embodied carbon, increased the operational efficiencies and enhanced the lit effect. The lumen output is high for this format of a luminaire from...

EcoVadis Gold

Zumtobel gets EcoVadis Gold for third time

For the third time in a row, the Zumtobel Group has been awarded a gold medal by the independent sustainability rating platform EcoVadis. The company achieved a total score of 78 points. In an industry comparison, the lighting group is ranked among the top 1 per...

Eric Rondolat

Signify vows to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 90%

Global lighting maker Signify says it’s planning to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 90 per cent across its entire supply chain by 2040. By 2023, it will achieve a 50 per cent cut. The reductions will in line with its SBTi -validated net-zero targets and be measured...

Leonardo lighting as a service by Signify

Helicopter factory leases lights and cuts carbon by 725 tonnes

A so-called ‘lighting as a service’ project for a manufacturer of helicopters and defence equipment is set to cut carbon emissions by an estimated 725 tonnes per year. Defence contractor Leonardo is leasing the luminaires installed across 14 buildings at its site in Yeovil, Somerset, once...

Circular Lighting Live 2024

Big brands back Circular Lighting Live 2024

Major lighting brands including Signify, Holophane, Glamox,  ASD, Prime Light, Mymesh, Stoane Lighting, Bell Lighting and Llumarlite have thrown their weight behind Circular Lighting Live 2024. The companies have signed sponsorship and exhibiting deals for the one-day conference and exhibition, organised by lighting industry sustainability authority...

carbon free aluminium

Excitement mounts over carbon-free aluminium

Lighting manufacturers are experimenting with breakthrough carbon-free aluminium, made in a process which emits no greenhouse gases. The technology – which is being pioneered in a partnership by global aluminium giants and rivals Rio Tinto and Alcoa – is said to be the first smelting process ever...

digital product passports

Digital Product Passports for luminaires on the cards

Luminaires sold in the European Union look set to require a Digital Product Passport in the coming years after new Ecodesign regulations were approved by the EU Council. It is expected that luminaires will come into scope of the rules, meaning it will become mandatory to...

Zumtobel Tecton DC

Zumtobel unveils DC version of its Tecton for renewable installs

Austrian lighting giant Zumtobel has introduced a direct current version of its best-selling Tecton continuous row lighting system. It’s believed to the first time a major lighting brand has produced a DC variant. The DC variant is aimed at commercial, industrial and retail installations where renewable power...

Coco lighting resus Light Projects revolve

Lamp or luminaire? New product class targets upgrades

An emerging product class in lighting is targeting fluorescent-to-LED upgrades in the commercial sector. The tubular LED fixtures are designed to replace T5 and T8 fluorescent lamps while addressing the problems normally associated with LED tubes. Technically, they are luminaires tested to luminaire standards and featuring double...

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