New Eco Design Note on “Restriction of Hazardous Substances

Lighting Global has just released Issue 3 in the Eco Design Notes series: “Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) and Pico-powered Lighting Products“. The article focuses on health issues related to chemicals that may be used in some pico-powered lighting products. It explains how the RoHS system works and how it could be applied to these … Read More

IFC/World Bank Set Global Standard for Clean Off-Grid Lighting

The IFC/World Bank-supported Lighting Global Quality Test Methodology has become the world standard for clean off-grid lighting products, following its incorporation into an International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical specification on 3 April, 2013. Off-grid lighting products, many of which are solar-powered, are typically designed for rural communities without access to electricity in developing countries. About … Read More