Circular economy and lighting expert Recolight says “clients, both corporate and public sector, are warming to the concept of reconditioned lights to achieve both sustainability goals and cost savings. And now tenders are beginning to emerge which specify that reconditioning and reuse of luminaires is an option in a project.”
A seemingly unique conference on the topic will explore the opportunities and the challenges of this area, and “equip and inspire you for your remanufacturing journey!”
The one-day Recolight conference is focused on the remanufacture of lighting equipment. It will take place in London on 27th April 2023 from 10:30 – 16:00.
“Remanufacturing is set to be a fast-growing area of the lighting industry as customers increasingly ask for the option of upgraded products,” says conference chair Ray Molony. “We’re seeing in the tech industry the rapid destigmatisation of reconditioned products and attitudes are rapidly changing.”
Aimed at manufacturers, suppliers and specifiers, the presentations will give delegates vital insights to help drive their businesses forward and ensure they stay at the forefront of the sustainable lighting revolution, says Recolight.
Commenting on the event, Simon Fisher of F Mark says:
“Whilst remanufacturing is not a new phenomenon, 2023 will be a landmark year in which this practice will become a credible alternative to simply replacing for new.”
“This CPD-approved* event will give you the tools, insights, and contacts make a success of luminaire reconditioning and reuse,” says an announcement about the event. “You’ll learn how to sell the concept of reconditioned lights, develop best practice policies, comply with the applicable standards, set up a testing regime for reused luminaires and remanufacture fittings at scale. The gathering will also give you inspiration from real world projects which prove that remanufacturing can be a success everyone. You’ll also meet key players in the remanufacturing industry network with specifiers with the power to get your products into projects.”
Early confirmed speakers include; Simon Fisher, Director, F Mark & Founding Partner of The Regen Initiative; Kevin Stubbs FSLL, Technical Sales Manager at Llumarlite Ltd & BSI TPR/1/7/4 BS8887 committee member; Tom Ruddell, Lead Remanufacture Engineer at EGG Lighting; David Clements, Chief Executive of FUTURE Designs; Andrew Nixon, Design And Development Director of Gamma Illumination; Darrell West, Managing Director at Eco Fix & Founding Partner of The Regen Initiative.
Nigel Harvey, Recolight CEO said: “Recolight operate as a not-for-profit Compliance Scheme. We are on a mission to recycle less lighting, but to reuse far more. All too often, recycling is the easy option – but frequently it does not produce the best environmental outcomes. We are committed to working with our partners throughout the lighting industry to move towards a sustainable, Circular Economy model. The low attendance cost reflects this, and is set to cover administration and venue hire.”
The conference, organised by Ray Molony and Recolight, will be a vital step in making a success of luminaire reconditioning and reuse.
Search Remanufacturing lighting Conference to learn more and book your place.
*CPD approval has been awarded in principle, subject to submission of presenters slides post event.
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- Source: https://envirotecmagazine.com/2023/02/03/the-remanufacturing-lighting-conference-comes-to-london-in-april/