The LIA’s New Laboratory and Learning Centre Taking Shape

LIA ground worksThe building works for these two exciting project have commenced and are due to be completed in early 2016.

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Big Commercial Solar Roofs and Farms Face Major Cut in Support

Investor confidence to take blow with proposal to end guaranteed level of support through lifetime of large-scale projects

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The Seal of Approval for Lighting Manufacturers

LIA LAB Verified logoIn a highly competitive market, lighting manufacturers need to be able to demonstrate to potential customers that their products will deliver the required performance. The ideal way to do this is to provide independent verification and certification from a trusted body.

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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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BSRIA Model Format for Building Services Specifications Launched

In this age of BIM and information management, it is easy to forget that a key part of the information used during construction projects is the specification.

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IRENA Says Solar PV Leading Falling Renewable Energy Costs

The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels for many technologies in many parts of the world, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) revealed in a new report today.

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STA Amends Influential 10 Commitments on Solar Farms to Include Community Investment Offer

The Solar Trade Association has revised its influential ‘10 Commitments' [1] on the development of solar farms to support the Department for Energy and Climate Change's push for greater levels of local and community ownership.

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