Lighting Industry - Associations Latest News

LIA Laboratories Announce Memorandum of Understanding with The HEA

LIA LAB TestThe LIA Laboratories Ltd, the UK’s largest leading independent laboratory dedicated to testing lighting products, is delighted to announce an extended MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the HEA (Highway Electrical Association).  

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LIA Laboratories Receives Certification to ISO/IEC 17065

LIA LAB Verified logoLIA Laboratories Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Lighting Industry Association, has been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to ISO/IEC 17065 “General requirements for the competence for product certification”, the main ISO standard used for certifying a products safety and performance.

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BSS LED’s Industrial Luminaires the First to Receive LIA Verification

LIA LAB Verified logoLeading UK industrial LED lighting manufacturer BSS LED has announced that they are the first company to have been awarded approval under the LIA Laboratories Verification Scheme for an industrial LED luminaire.

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Buying with Confidence

LIA LAB Verified logoAny company that is selling lighting needs to have the peace of mind that the products it stocks will deliver the performance that customers expect.

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Lit up: an LED lighting field trial by The Energy Saving Trust

Lit up field reportLit up is the Energy Saving Trust's field report on LED lighting, in which more than 4,000 light fittings were tested in communal areas of social housing.The report reveals that LEDs can bring better light brightness, colour and distribution, and can offer significant reductions in energy and maintenance costs, particularly in areas where lighting is on for 24 hours a day.


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HEA – Guiding Light on Working Practices

When highways electrical work is required around areas such as traffic islands, there is an immediate foreseeable risk due to the reduced space available.

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ELC Supports the Parliament’s Vote for Tougher EU Energy Saving Rules

On 28 February 2012 the European Parliament voted for stronger, binding rules on energy efficiency. The European Lamp Companies Federation (ELC), which has partnered on this initiative with The Coalition for Energy Savings, fully supports the whole compromise package as energy efficiency is crucial for Europe's economy and citizens.

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LED Tick Logo Launched by the HEA

The Highway Electrical Association (HEA) has launched an LED tick logo to give clients, specifiers and purchasers confidence when considering highway electrical LED products.  The logo has been created exclusively for HEA-HEMSA Members.

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500W Rule - Lighting Authorities Urged to Respond

The National Measurement Office (NMO) has responsibility for the Electricity (Unmetered Supply) Regulations 2001, covering the provision of an unmetered supply. They have now published an informal consultation on their draft guidance in relation to the so called “500W rule”.

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A Patient Approach with KNX

A care home for people with advanced dementia is giving some control back to elderly patients thanks to KNX intelligent building protocol provided by Electrak, a member of KNK UK.

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