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UV-C disinfection to combat Covid-19

UV-C disinfection to combat Covid-19

Pat Lehane January 25, 2021 , , , ,

LightingEurope has called on European policy makers to actively support and stimulate the uptake of UV-C disinfection technologies, in particular as part of the EU Renovation Wave Initiative, and to ensure that EU and national financial instruments are available to support their installation.


Energy Efficiency — Pumps Ahead of the Curve

Energy Efficiency — Pumps Ahead of the Curve

Pat Lehane January 25, 2021 , , , ,

Last year, the European Commission announced its commitment to delivering on its energy efficiency and carbon reduction objectives through its new Green Deal proposition. This Europewide undertaking is of course excellent news and sets out a “road map” for the suggested improvements.


Covid? … what I’m actually suffering from is NPHETitis!

Covid? … what I’m actually suffering from is NPHETitis!

Pat Lehane November 6, 2020 , , , ,

Forgive me for being self-indulgent this month but, in trying to absorb the Nphet words of wisdom throughout this Covid pandemic, I’m afraid I’ve ended up suffering far more debilitating symptoms from NPHETitis than I did when I contracted Covid back in March. Talk about the so-called cure being worse than the disease!


Operating building services during Covid

Operating building services during Covid

Pat Lehane October 6, 2020 , , , , , , ,

REHVA, the Federation of European HVAC Associations, has published the second review of its COVID-19 Guidance. The latest version focusses on the reopening and safe use of buildings and suggests mitigation measures on specific components and building types, including a document on how to reopen schools, the use of fan coils with recirculation, and minimising air-leakages across rotary heat exchangers.


Lighting the way for ecodesign compliance

Lighting the way for ecodesign compliance

Pat Lehane September 25, 2020 , , , , ,

The transformation of lighting since the introduction of LED technology is bringing significant benefits, particularly for energy efficiency and lighting design. However, some of these benefits can be lost if products are substandard, writes Tim Stokes, Programme Manager, Market Surveillance, SEAI.


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