NEMA Lighting Systems Index Observes Upticks in 2Q15, Mixed Results for Components

Demand for lighting equipment, as measured by NEMA’s Lighting Systems Shipments Index, increased by 2.2% year-over-year (y/y) and by 0.4% quarter-to-quarter during second quarter of 2015. The increase was driven by emergency lighting and fixtures which gained ground on a year-over-year basis while the ballast and lamp–large and miniature–components offset these gains with year-over-year declines.

NEMA’s Lighting Systems Shipments Index results comparing first quarter lighting product shipment results spanning from 2002 to 2015. (Photo courtesy of NEMA)

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