The Lighting group consists of manufacturers and suppliers of interior lighting (both decorative and functional) and companies that operate in the lighting equipment market (e.g. dimmers).
- The group is working on a good practice code for emergency lighting and will be sharing it with relevant stakeholders.
- The group evaluates the performance of LED lighting.
- The group organises lobby activities on the accelerated implementation of public LED lighting with regard to relevant stakeholders.
- They promote the impact of good lighting on the work environment. The group also works on promoting new technology (such as connected LED lighting) and business concepts (such as Lighting as a Service).
- They collect relevant market statistics.
- For the above activities, the group collaborates with other Agoria expertise centres, regional government bodies and the Smart Cities Committee.
The Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI): Is this new policy instrument ready for implementation in the member states? In October 2019 a stakeholder meeting took place to discuss the results of the second study of the European Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI). The studies serve to develop a European proposal for the technical design and implementation of the new policy instrument. The upcoming completion of the second study marks the start of a next phase in which member states must consider if and how they intend to introduce the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) into their regulations. This article provides an overview of what has happened so far and recommendations for the next steps.
EC evaluation of the Construction products regulation The European Commission has published the Staff working document in support of the Evaluation performed for the Construction Products Regulation in the framework of the REFIT programme.
Role of the industry in achieving the climate objectives The design of climate regulation might not always be easy to follow, as it covers multiple sectors and addresses industry through two different types of approaches; ETS and non-ETS. In this article we illustrate how the regulations take the industry into account.
Ecodesign and Energy labelling: new obligations and revisions by end 2019/early 2020 On the 9th of September the fall season of Ecodesign and Energy labelling kicked-off with a Consultation Forum on the revision of the air conditioners and comfort fans regulations. In this article you will find an overview of the changes and obligations that you can expect to see in the coming months.