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Halogen Light Bulb Ban September 2021

On 9th June 2021, the UK government made a press release about the forthcoming Halogen light bulb ban. The proposed UK legislation...

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Replacing Halogen MR16 spotlight bulbs With LED light bulbs – Make the Switch

If you’ve still to upgrade your halogen spotlights to LED, time is running out. In September 2016, the European Commission directive banning...

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Will Incandescent Light bulbs Return After Brexit?

The UK government first floated the idea of banning all incandescent light bulbs over a decade ago, but it wasn’t until 1st...

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Are CFL light bulbs Obsolete?

Once dubbed an Energy Saver, Compact Fluorescent (CFL) light bulbs seem to be losing out to LEDs. The CFL lamp was invented...

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The EU Halogen Ban Debate

The European Halogen Ban is under pressure to push back their date due to consumer demand. Europeans have been buying significantly more...

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Incandescent Ban – Reflector ban

Since the 1st of September 2014, incandescent reflectors in all sizes will no longer be made due to the European Union ban...

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LED sales to Boom in UAE

The sales of LED light bulbs are set to significantly increase in the United Arab Emirates due to the incandescent lamp ban....

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UAE jump on the Ban’wagon

Inefficient lamps will be banned in the United Arab Emirates from the 1st of July. This is expected to save Dh668 million...

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Debate over UK’s involvement in the Incandescent ban

Energy Minister Greg Barker has rejected a call for the UK to be exempted from the European Union’s ban on incandescent light...

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Delays in Halogen Lamps Ban

Halogen lamps are due to be banned in 2016 as part of the European Commission’s DIM regulations. However, in order for them...

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