Extension of temporary relief for customs duties and VAT on goods needed to combat Covid-19
30 October 2020
The Customs Department would like to inform you that the European Commission decided to prolong,...
Possible measures on the installation of lighting systems
The commission is considering establishing a new level of measures following minimum energy efficiency requirements introduced on domestic and tertiary lighting products http://ec.europa.eu/energy/efficiency/ecodesign/legislation_en.htm
In this context it is seeking views of the stakeholders and member states on different options. In particular it is considering introducing legislation on lighting systems under the following legal instruments:
Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (2010/31/EC) – for indoor lighting systems;
Energy Services Directive (2006/32/EC) – for outdoor lighting systems.
Possible new measures on tertiary lighting
As an alternative to above the Commission is considering setting minimum optical efficiency requirements and possibly setting up an Energy label for tertiary lighting.
Eco design and labeling of directional lighting
A draft report has been forwarded on the future of directional lamps with a focus on the future LED technology in this regard and possible minimum energy efficiency legislation on directional lamps. –
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