Why are Low Voltage Halogen Downlight Lamps Being Phased out?

Why are Low Voltage Halogen Downlight Lamps Being Phased out?

From April 2012, this included an import ban on 50 Watt extra low voltage 12 volt tungsten halogen multifaceted MR16 dichroic reflector lamps. The average measured wattage for these lamps is now required to be no more than 37 Watts. This means 35 Watt and other new technology lamps may still be used. Why are these lamps not energy efficient? ‘Low voltage’...

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