|Are there national specifications public procurement for energy efficient lighting, through implementation of the Directive 2006/32/EC?||No||Central Government Departments are required to buy lighting that meets minimum energy efficiency standards (Government Buying Standards) set by Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs). The UK sustainable procurement criteria (Government Buying Standards)162 , run by Defra, currently cover 12 major product groups and the products include criteria set at two levels - `mandatory minimum’ and `voluntary best practice’. However, lighting is not included.|
|Are there pilot actions on energy efficient technologies (regarding lighting installations)?||No|
|Do specifications for public procurement of lighting installations using Life-Cycle Costing methodology exist?||No|
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