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LightAware in The Guardian newspaper

May 11th, 2018

LightAware have contributed a letter to a debate in the UK’s Guardian newspaper, entitled ‘Don’t Let the EU turn out the Stage Lights.’  Having already banned traditional incandescent bulbs, the  EU ban on lighting is extending to mains tungsten halogen lamps, most compact fluorescent lamps and T8 linear fluorescent. The  draft document is currently under consideration […]

Dr Zielinska-Dabkowska joins LightAware Panel of Advisers

April 23rd, 2018

We are delighted to welcome  Dr Karolina M. Zielinska-Dabkowska  to the LightAware Advisory Panel.   Dr  Zielinska-Dabkowska  is a Chartered RIBA architect and award winning practicing lighting designer. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Gdansk University of Technology in Gdansk, Poland, where she conducts research on various aspects of light and lighting in […]

LightAware Comments on the proposed changes to the EU Ecodesign Directive 2009

January 25th, 2018

LightAware submitted the following comments to the EU Commission on 25th January 2018.

LightAware Submit Proposal for Exemption to EU Single Lighting Regulation

January 25th, 2018

LightAware submitted the following proposed exemption to the EU Commission on 25th January 2018.  LightAware’s exemption document is in response to EU plans to further restrict the availability of different types of lighting in the European Union. If allowed the exemption will enable light sensitive people to access the incandescent bulbs they need. The Single […]

LightAware meets with UK Department for Transport

January 19th, 2018

LightAware have held a very productive meeting with the Department for Transport’s Steve Berry OBE, Head Highways Maintenance, Innovation, Resilience, Light Rail and Cableways Branch, and Gary Kemp Policy Advisor, Local Infrastructure Division.  We discussed LightAware’s concerns about LED street lights, and the pain, ill health and social exclusion they are causing to people who […]

New LightAware Ambassador for Dubai

January 17th, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome Nathan Savage as LightAware’s new Ambassador for Dubai.  Nathan is a lighting designer with Nathan Savage Lighting Design and has become part of LightAware after seeing the charity’s speech at the Professional Lighting Design Convention in Paris. Nathan says: ‘I think it is the moral duty of those within […]

Professor John Hawk becomes LightAware Adviser

December 17th, 2017

The LightAware Advisory Panel are all experts in their professional field who support the charity with advice and guidance, ensuring that our website and our campaigns are grounded in the best possible information. LightAware are delighted that the eminent photodermatologist Professor John Hawk has agreed to be a member of the panel. We look forward […]

LightAware featured in Falkirk Herald

December 16th, 2017

The Falkirk Herald has published an article about LightAware. Former LightAware trustee Anna Levin talked to the newspaper about the experiences which led her to be involved in setting up the charity and about the work LightAware has done since. Click here for link to full article

LightAware featured in Natural Health Magazine

November 19th, 2017

“The quality and quantity of light we’re exposed to has a profound effect on our bodies and minds.” These words from an article from the UK’s Natural Health Magazine about the issue of sensitivity to artificial light, and about LightAware. Click here for link to full article

LightAware wins a prestigious international award

November 6th, 2017

We are delighted to announce that LightAware has won an award at the ‘Oscars of the lighting industry’ in Paris this weekend. The Professional Lighting Design Convention 2017, which took place from 1-4 November in Paris, drew more than 2,000 delegates from across the world. The Convention presented the ‘Award at Large’ to LightAware: “for […]

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