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LCNZ Bulletins


Lighting Council releases useful information on various products, technical issues, or safety recommendations which can be utilised by all stakeholders in the Lighting Industry.

Human Centric Lighting:

  1. CIE Position Statement on Non-Visual Effects of Light - Recommending Proper Light at the Proper Time (Oct2019)  
  2. Lighting Europe - Position Paper on Healthy Buildings - Putting people at the centre of building construction and renovation (Nov2019) 
  3. Lighting Europe and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) - Joint position paper on Human Centric Lighting (Feb2017)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine 'Effective Home Office Lighting' (May-July2020)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Explaining Human Centric Lighting' (Jan/Feb2020)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Landscape Lighting Magic' (Nov-Dec2019)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Captivating Residential Lighting' (Sept-Oct2019)

LCNZ featuring in Dominion Post 6.7.19 'Let there be the right kind of light'

LCNZ featuring in Dominion Post 29.6.19 'Not all LED lights are equal'

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Better Exterior Home Security Lighting" (July-Aug2019)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'New....... Associate Membership'

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'LCNZ joins the Global Lighting Association' (March-April2019)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Blue-Rich White Light and LED Myths' (Jan-Feb2019)

LCNZ Press Release - Guidance on Essential Maintenance for Fluorescent & High Discharge Light Fittings (Updated 24 January 2019, revised from 14 May 2014)

The Environmental and Health Effects of Lighting: A Lighting Council New Zealand Guidance Bulletin. Reference documents on light colour, spectra and lighting effects available from commercially independent organisations. (Nov2018)

LCNZ Position Statement - The Environmental and Health Effects of Lighting V4 - 12 November 2018

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Light and Colour: All LED Light is Not Created Equally' (Nov-Dec2018)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Responsible Recycling for Lighting' (Sept-Oct2018)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Luminaire Specifications: "Equal and Approved" or Fraudulent Misrepresentation?'  (July-August2018)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Light Pollution - Fact from Fiction' (May-June2018)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Compliance.... not an option'  (March-April2018)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'What Makes a Good LED Luminaire Warranty?'  (Jan-Feb2018)

EECA Media Release - Lighting energy standard NZS 4243.2  (21 Dec2017)  Feedback closes 14 Feb2018

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'What is Lighting Council New Zealand?' (Nov-Dec2017)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'What Makes Good Lighting?' (Sept-October2017)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Choosing Remote Mount LED Drivers' (July-Aug2017)

LCNZ Article in Electrolink Magazine: 'Choosing a Compliant Luminaire' (May-June2017)

LCNZ Quick List - Light Bulb Failure  (October2015)

LCNZ - AS-NZS1158 Road Lighting Standard  - Public Statement (14 August 2014)

Standards Australia AS-NZS1158.6  - Public Statement (July 2014)

LCNZ Press Release - Guidance on Essential Maintenance for Fluorescent & HID Light Fittings (Oct 2013)

LCNZ Bulletin #104 - Energy Safety changes to Certification Regime

Strategic Road Lighting Opportunities for New Zealand - Report (note 17MB)

LCNZ Press Release - Guidance on Essential Maintenance for Fluorescent Light Fittings (Nov 2012)

LCNZ Press Release - Downlight Scam (Nov12) 

LCNZ Notification - MEPs for CFLs (Oct 2012)

LCNZ Bulletin #103  - Seismic Restraint Compliance (updated Sept 2013)

LCNZ Bulletin #102 - Domestic Downlight Compliance (Aug2012)

Important Notice: Energy Efficiency and Safety Information - Fluorescent Luminaires (Aug2012)

LCNZ Bulletin Technical Update Energy Efficiency and Safety - Fluorescent Luminaires (Aug2012)

Compliance Information from Energy Safety (updated May2016)

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