Frost & Sullivan Research Service   Published: 3 Dec 2009
European Lighting Equipment Markets: An Analysis of the Luminaires Market
   Research Overview

This Frost & Sullivan research service titled European Lighting Equipment Markets: An Analysis of the Luminaires Market provides a detailed analysis of the current market trends in terms of products and geographies as well as the competitive landscape. In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets by end user: commercial, residential, public and industrial luminaires; it also analyses the following markets by application type - internal, external and decorative.

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Market Overview

Focus on Intelligent and Energy-efficient Luminaires to Boost the European Lighting Equipment Markets

Although the European luminaires market is well established and matured due to the construction boom in early-2000s, the subsequent construction slump and prolonged economic downturn affected the market significantly. However, a greater emphasis on energy savings in the lighting sector and a new legislation that phases out inefficient lighting will help the European lighting equipments market to bounce back to positive growth by 2010. "The European lighting equipments market has seen a shift towards energy efficient technology and greater intelligence within luminaires in recent years as more consumers aim for savings and further integration with building and lighting controls," says the analyst of this research.

The last ten years have witnessed a change in the staid market structure as manufacturers and consumers have scrambled for technology that is more efficient. A string of new legislation mandating greater energy efficiency in buildings has emphasised the role of lighting and high energy prices. Therefore, energy efficiency and a move towards intelligent luminaries have become the major objectives for both the manufacturers and end users, resulting in a greater level of integration between controls and luminaires over the last few years. A shift in lamp type preference has also caused a stir in the portfolios of luminaire manufacturers.

Advanced Controllers to Play a Larger Role in Lighting and Building Automation

While new lighting legislation and mandates have effectively signalled a new phase in luminaire production, it is not a simple redesign for manufacturers. Most new technologies require special ventilation and heat dissipation means and better adoption of controls to continue functioning at optimum levels. Manufacturers are progressing towards controllers that are more intelligent. "As building control technologies become more intelligent, advanced controllers are playing a larger role in lighting and building automation," explains the analyst. "The advent of the new energy efficient legislation has also resulted in a large number of consumers trying to incorporate building control systems into their lighting and building management systems."

Manufacturers are developing luminaires that have a good interaction with controllers, with some even integrating simple controllers with their luminaries. While this trend is still catching on in the residential sector, it is becoming common in outdoor and commercial lighting. For now, the high-end luminaires market is a crucial growth avenue for manufacturers seeking to provide greater intelligence in systems.

Market Sectors

Expert Frost & Sullivan analysts thoroughly examine the following market sectors in this research:

By End User:

  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Public
  • Industrial

By Application:

  • Internal
  • External
  • Decorative

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  Table Of Contents

1. Executive Summary

   1.1 Market Scope and Definitions

   1.2 Market Highlights

   1.3 Forcefield Analysis

   1.4 Growth Opportunities

   1.5 Market Trends

   1.6 Conclusions

2. Analysis of the European Lighting Equipment Market

   2.1 Market Overview

   2.2 Market Evolution

   2.3 Major Legislation Effecting the Market

   2.4 Phase out of Inefficient Lighting

   2.5 Challenges

   2.6 Forcefield Analysis

   2.7 Drivers

   2.8 Restraints

   2.9 Market Engineering Measurements

   2.10 Total Europe Revenue Forecasts

   2.11 Revenue Split by Luminaire Type

   2.12 Total Interior Revenue Forecasts

   2.13 Total Exterior Revenue Forecasts

   2.14 Total Decorative Revenue Forecasts

   2.15 End-User Trends

   2.16 Lamp Type Trends

   2.17 Technological Trends

   2.18 Supply Chain Analysis

   2.19 Competitive Analysis

   2.20 Relative Valuation

   2.21 Conclusions

3. Analysis of the German Market

   3.1 Market Overview

   3.2 Market Engineering Measurements

   3.3 Revenue Forecast

   3.4 Luminaire Type Trends

   3.5 Relative Valuation Graph

4. Analysis of the UK Market

   4.1 Market Overview

   4.2 Market Engineering Measurements

   4.3 Revenue Forecast

   4.4 Luminaire Type Trends

   4.5 Relative Valuation Graph

5. Analysis of the Spanish Market

   5.1 Market Overview

   5.2 Market Engineering Measurements

   5.3 Revenue Forecast

   5.4 Luminaire Type Trends

   5.5 Relative Valuation Graph

6. Analysis of the Italian Market

   6.1 Market Overview

   6.2 Market Engineering Measurements

   6.3 Revenue Forecast

   6.4 Luminaire Type Trends

   6.5 Relative Valuation Graph

7. Analysis of the French Market

   7.1 Market Overview

   7.2 Market Engineering Measurements

   7.3 Revenue Forecast

   7.4 Luminaire Type Trends

   7.5 Relative Valuation Graph

8. Analysis of the Scandinavian Market

   8.1 Market Overview

   8.2 Market Engineering Measurements

   8.3 Revenue Forecast

   8.4 Luminaire Type Trends

   8.5 Relative Valuation Graph

9. Analysis of the Benelux Market

   9.1 Market Overview

   9.2 Market Engineering Measurements

   9.3 Revenue Forecast

   9.4 Luminaire Type Trends

   9.5 Relative Valuation Graph

10. Analysis of the Rest-of-Europe Market

   10.1 Market Overview

   10.2 Market Engineering Measurements

   10.3 Revenue Forecast

   10.4 Luminaire Type Trends

   10.5 Relative Valuation Graph

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