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Lighting Association Ireland (LAI) held a very successful DIALux evo training course recently with a capacity attendance participating in each of the two, 2-day courses – foundation level and intermediate level – held from 1 to 4 March. The course presenter was Iain Macrae, internationally-ac expert, and those in attendance included lighting designers, technical personnel,...
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In December 2019, and after nearly five years of negotiations, the European Commission published the Single Lighting Regulation (SLR) (i.e. Ecodesign Regulation for lighting) and the Energy Labelling Regulation (ELR). The SLR and the ELR will apply from 1 September 2021, except for the removal of labelling requirements for luminaires which already took effect on...
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As a in boy in the 1970s, I can remember walking onto my local high street by night. On the way the streets were somewhat dimly lit and when you got there, only The occasional shop window was illuminated and the sum total of the exterior lighting scheme for Bligh’s Hotel was a solitary lantern...
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LightingEurope has called on European policy makers to actively support and stimulate the uptake of UV-C disinfection technologies, in particular as part of the EU Renovation Wave Initiative, and to ensure that EU and national financial instruments are available to support their installation.
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LightingEurope is supporting the call to scale up renovation across Europe and is working hard to make sure it includes lighting. Renovation is at the heart of the European Green Deal and has been identified as a key driver for social and economic recovery post COVID-19. However, there cannot — and should not — be...
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The LED evolution is bringing significant gains in energy efficiency. However, as the range of products on offer increases, market surveillance is essential to ensure that they are meeting the criteria required by EU standards. An EU-wide network of market surveillance organisations carries out checks of products covered by EU regulations and removes non-compliant products...
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Fire safety in buildings has been gaining significant attention in the UK and Ireland recently, not least because of the tragic events that took place in Grenfell Tower, London in June 2017. In her report into the incident, Dame Judith Hackett established that there were clear shortfalls and she was damming of the whole regulatory...
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Following the Lighting Association Ireland (LAI) AGM just before Christmas, the extensive programme of activities and events planned for 2018 has already commenced. Earlier this month Andy Guest, from the Lighting Industry Association (LIA), presented a day-long course on CE marking and legislation at the prestigious RDS in Ballsbridge in Dublin.
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Significant changes and updates are contained in IS 3217:2013 + Amendment 1:2017 Emergency Lighting, the newly-revised lighting standard enacted recently following consultation and extensive work by members of the National Standards Authority of Ireland Fire Safety Standards Committee. Here, Gearoid McKenna, the Lighting Association Ireland representative on the committee, outlines the key changes.
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Further to our last report and the announcement of the new Lighting Association Ireland website (www.laoi.ie), Chairman Gay Byrne says LAI has made significant inroads on a number of its primary objectives. Its programme for the coming year is extensive and includes events, CPD seminars, participation in exhibitions, liaison with other industry representative bodies, and...
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