MELA @ 2019 Future Generation Competition

MELA represented by Gerald Strickland in the capacity of ‘industry expert’ was present at the 2019 Future Generation Competition as part of a judging panel to assess a number of shortlisted projects on Thursday 7 March at a competition for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students who displayed their renewable/energy/efficiency related creations/innovations during the Middle East exhibition. MELA was requested to…

Congratulations to the 2018 LIT Design Awards Winners!

The 2018 LIT Design Awards Winning Designs Are: 2018 LIT Lighting Designer of the Year – Bike Square, Novartis Campus, Basel by Licht Kunst Licht AG 2018 LIT Lighting Product Design of the Year – Arrangements by Flos 2018 LIT Student Lighting Designer of the Year – *antigone lives by Adam Kostiuk 2018 LIT Student Product Design of the Year – Ecliptic by Xiaoqing…

Application of CIE 13.3-1995 with Associated CRI-based Colour Rendition Properties published by the Global Lighting Association.

Application of CIE 13.3-1995 with Associated CRI-based Colour Rendition Properties has recently been published by the Global Lighting Association. A copy is available on the association website. See http://www.globallightingassociation.org/library About the GLA The Global Lighting Association is the global voice of the lighting industry. The primary mission of the GLA is to share information, within the limits…

A brief note for lighting product suppliers to the EU market – European Product Database for Energy Labelling (EPREL)

European Product Database for Energy Labelling (EPREL) has now been launched and suppliers to the EU market can now upload their product information as follows: https://energy-label.ec.europa.eu Deadline for compliance is 1st January 2019: this is for units of product models that are placed on the EU market for the first time as of 1st January 2019 and are subject…

EU’s “Ecodesign Package” of Measures: revision & simplification of rules that apply to all lighting products

In an attempt to pick out potential areas of good practice in the regulation of lighting products & systems that may be of interest to regulators in the Middle East region please find a list of 10 reasons why the EU’s Ecodesign Package of Measures matters. With 10 Ecodesign regulations and 6 Energy Labels, the Package is expected to be…

Two informative slides showing both the drastic increase in global regulations by region and the subject areas that are the drivers of that growth. 

From our colleagues at https://www.complianceandrisks.com/ two informative slides showing both the drastic increase in global regulations by region and the subject areas that are the drivers of that growth. Note the steep growth curve in regulation in Europe, Middle East & Africa and Central Asia in uppermost slide below. The trajectory of the curve indicates…