1. Ban on 60W incandescent luminaires
From Thursday 1 September the manufacturing and importing of 60W incandescent luminaires has been given an EU-wide ban
The ban means customers will be forced into looking for alternatives. Request the full report HERE
2. Fluorescent lamp prices surge as China restricts rare earth elements
The cost of fluorescents is skyrocketing this month as China limits the export of essential raw materials.
The price of T5s, T8s and CFLs is soaring by an average of 30% as key components, known as rare earth elements, become increasingly difficult to obtain.
Read about the impact this will have on the lighting market in this article from LUX magazine HERE
Both of these changes will have a positive impact on PhotonStar as the market looks for alternatives such as energy-saving LED luminaires.
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