Workgroup advances energy-efficient lighting, appliances, equipment in SADC

Southern Africa could reduce electricity consumption by over 35 TWh by transforming its markets to efficient lighting, appliances and equipment. This is equivalent to a 5000 MW saving, enough to electrify 16-million homes in the region. The Demand-side Management Workgroup of the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) met in Johannesburg on 19 and 20 February […]

Lighting for Interiors Course

  This course will be presented by the IESSA Development Committee at the Cabanga Conference Centre, Johannesburg, on 14 and 15 April 2015, and will earn delegates two CPD points. The course will include the following topics: Lighting for interior spacing (application concept). Lighting economics. Glare. Selection of luminaire type. IP rating. Lighting levels for […]

IESSA announces eleventh lighting conference

IESSA president Robert Henderson announced that the eleventh IESSA Conference and AGM would take place between 17 and 19 May 2015. He was speaking at a technical meeting of the IESSA Johannesburg branch on 12 February, hosted at the Cabanga Conference Centre. He said the theme of the conference would be “The year of light” […]

Domestic use of energy conference

  The domestic use of energy (DUE) conference will take place from 30 March 2015 to 1 April 2015 at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) in Cape Town. Attendance at the conference qualifies for continuous professional development (CPD) points with ECSA for professional registration. The conference will host a workshop on mandatory minimum efficiency […]

Standards for domestic appliance energy efficiency imminent

  The government is in the process of finalising, and will soon introduce, regulations which will introduce mandatory minimum energy efficiency performance standards (MEPS) and appliance labelling, both for domestic appliances. The standards and labelling project is aimed at reducing the South African household energy demand. Twelve household appliances have been selected based on their […]