2017-05-05

LIA to Run EU Market Surveillance Program for Luminaires

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) has launched a program in the UK as part of an EU wide initiative from LightingEurope to carry out market surveillance on luminaires.
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2016-11-28

LIA Conducts Lighting Survey in UK

How many times has the lighting industry come together to discuss, criticize even try to find a solution for the poor quality, non-compliant products entering the UK market un-checked, creating confusion and unfair competition?
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2016-11-08

LIA Offers Insurance Products for Members at Lux Live

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA), Europe’s largest trade body for the lighting industry, is launching its own range of insurance services for its 280 members.
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2016-09-05

LIA Clarifies Misconceptions about Halogen Ban in UK

September 1st 2016, sees Stage 3 of the Energy Related Products Regulation 1194/2012 take effect.
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2016-07-01

LIA Finding How Brexit Will Affect UK LED Industry

As Britain comes to terms with an EU referendum result which has far reaching implications for the economy and government, it is too early to predict the political landscape or the regulatory one which will shape our future and the impact it will have on our industry.
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2016-05-26

LIA Council of Management for 2016 Elaborates on Strategy and Vision

Peter Scott from Fern-Howard Lighting took up his tenure as President of the LIA Council of Management at the LIA’s Annual Luncheon in May.During the day, Dave Ribbons of Lutron EA Ltd and Mike Collett of WILA Lighting Limited, took up their position as Vice Presidents.
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2016-05-20

The Lighting Industry Association Appoints New President

Peter Scott, CEO of Fern-Howard Lighting, was welcomed as Lighting Industry Association (LIA) President by departing President, Alasdair McRury, Managing Director of Holophane Europe during the LIA’s Annual Lunch held on May10, 2016.
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2016-05-18

LIA's New Laboratories Tested for LightingEurope’s Compliant Lighting Initiative

The Lighting Industry Association’s (LIA) new state of the art, 12,500 sq ft purpose built Laboratories have bid successfully and are undertaking testing as part of LightingEurope’s Compliant Lighting Initiative.
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2016-04-28

The Lighting Industry Association Joins All Party Parliamentary Group on Smart Cities

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) has joined the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Smart Cities, Chaired by Rt. Hon. Mark Prisk MP.
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2016-03-31

LIA's New Laboratory to Debut In Early April

The facility is the culmination of many years’ of planning with lighting manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and wholesalers and will provide the industry with a cutting edge testing and certification service helping grow exports and improve product compliance.
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2015-08-03

LIA to Lunach New Laboratory and Learning Centre

The building works for these two exciting project have commenced and are due to be completed in early 2016. Already the UK’s largest independent lighting test laboratory, the LIA Laboratories’ new facility will house ‘state-of-the-art’ testing equipment that ordinarily would be out of reach of many of the Lighting SME’s, creating a UK wide national lighting-testing asset.
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2015-02-13

LIA Secures US$ 2M Funding from UK Regional Growth Fund (Round 6)

The UK’s Lighting Industry received a huge boost this week as the Lighting Industry Association received a share of GBP 1.3 million (US $2 million) from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund to further develop its laboratory services (LIA Laboratories) and new Lighting Training Academy.
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2015-01-22

LIA Supports UK ‘Switch the Lights’ campaign

The LIA has been working closely with the Green Construction Board and British Retail Consortium to develop a campaign aimed at encouraging independent and small to medium sized retailers to switch to LED lighting installations.
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2013-07-30

LIA Calls on NMO to Test LED Lamps

Some members of the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) rencently complaints that a number of LED retrofit lamps not delivering on some manufacturers’ claims, which has led to the trade body calling on the National Measurement Office (NMO) to test lamps. The LIA’s COO Peter Hunt said it will team up with the NMO to check the validity of product claims and aims to test “between 50 and 60 lamps of various types, with 20 of each being purchased in the marketplace from a number of sources.” Hunt said: “Members who produce complian...
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2013-06-06

LIA Launch Mini Guide to Part L for the Building Regulations

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) have developed Mini Guide to show how Lighting Controls can play a key role in helping to deliver the energy efficiency requirements for lighting required by the Building Regulations. Revisions to the Building Regulation Documents are expected to be issued by the Government during the Spring of 2013 and come into force in October 2013 and this Guide has been written based on the LIA best understanding of what the revised requirements will be. Once the final documents are published LIA will review them and if necessary make...
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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