Halogen spotlights to be phased out across Europe

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Halogen spotlights to be phased out across Europe

New European ruling bans any new orders on GU10 spotlights and PAR30 floodlights, which can waste up to 10 times more energy than LEDs

Energy-gobbling halogen spotlights will be phased out across Europefrom Thursday, in a boost for super-efficient LEDs ahead of a wider halogen bulb ban in 2018. Directional halogen bulbs already in...

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