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30 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Iron Bridge finally lights up »
Photo courtesy of LPA Lighting 15 years ago, the LIA began a campaign to have the famous Iron Bridge professionally...
30 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020’s New Year resolution - Mission Complete »
UPDATE: Steve successfully completed the 2020 virtual London Marathon and continues to raise money for the  Juvenile Di...
11 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LIA statement on UV-C Germicidal irradiation »
With growing interest in the ability of UV-C light to sanitise and kill viruses, the LIA has issued an ad-hoc statement on...
13 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LIA White Paper, How Lighting Can Support Economic Recovery and the Goal of a Net Zero Economy »
The LIA today published their white paper calling for Government action to drive economic recovery while, at the same time...
03 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Peter Denny »
All of us at the LIA, Lumicom and the Lighting Industry were saddened this week to hear of the passing of our friend and c...
27 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Standards and Certification portal joins the LIA »
After the successful launch of the LIA website we are proud to announce the addition of our new standards and certificatio...
16 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Foxy Ambassador »
Fox Lux Ltd may be the new cubs on the emergency lighting block but they understand the importance of a well-informed indu...
15 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lighting – a key contributor to healthy buildings with better Indoor Environmental Quality »
The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) is supporting the call to scale up renovation across Europe and working hard to ma...
02 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ansell Lighting Win The LIA 2019 Award For Quality Assurance »
Pictured: LIA’s CEO, Steve Davies presenting the award to Ansell Lighting's Operations Director, Jason Dwan The LI...
10 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Holophane David Currie Advanced Certificate Award for 2019 goes to »
Pictured: Luciano Sabatelli, European Commercial Manager at Holophane, Winning Student, Faye Greenwood and LIA CEO Steve D...
10 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Mackwell LIA Certificate Course Outstanding Student of 2018 is… »
Pictured: Peter Adams, Maclwell’s Support Services Manager, Outstanding Student Antonio Formisano and LIA CEO Steve Davie...
04 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UL and the LIA announce next level of collaboration for lighting »
UL and The Lighting Industry Association Ltd. (the LIA) in Telford, U.K. are pleased to announce that they have reached th...
11 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LIA’s, ICEL Emergency Luminaire Endorsed Product Scheme »
Due to increased scrutiny of emergency lighting and fire safety products, for the first time ever, the LIA have created a...
11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBA BUYING GROUP LIGHTING INITIATIVE »
In a UK first for the wholesaler sector, the IBA Buying Group Ltd has recently announced that they intend to only accept a...
11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UNIQUE COMMERCIAL PHOTOMETRIC SERVICES LAUNCHES »
Pictured: Ian Taylor & Richard Hayes of 42 Partners Ltd with LIA CEO, Steve Davies The Lighting Industry Asso...
11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LEARNER CASE STUDY: RUTH BARKER (HNC IN LIGHTING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY) »
Ruth Barker Assistant Engineer - Operations, Design and Delivery, Operations and Neighbourhoods, Tameside MBC Ru...
11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LIAQA CASE STUDY – ROTHSCHILD & BICKERS »
Rothschild & Bickers design & make hand-blown glass lighting combining traditional design with craft skills....
11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LEARNER CASE STUDY: PRETESH SITPURA (HNC IN LIGHTING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY) »
Pretesh Sitpura HNC student and Lab Engineer, LIA Laboratory, The LIA Pretesh always had an interest in elec...
11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LIAQA CASE STUDY - PORTA ROMANA »
Porta Romana make iconic lighting and furniture that are synonymous with unique design and artisanal craftsmanship. Their...
11 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
THE GARDEN TRADING COMPANY HAVE BECOME A RECOGNISED LIAQA ASSURED COMPANY »
Pictured: Cara Bell, Senior Buyer, The Garden Trading Company with their LIAQA Certificate Lighting Industry Assoc...
10 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CPD RECOGNITION FROM THE LIA »
Pictured: Ansell successfully presented their CPD session as part of the LIA Lighting Academy at 2019’s Lux Live....
04 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
THE LIA COUNCIL - SUPPORTING A QUALITY AND VIBRANT UK LIGHTING MARKET »
Pictured: L-R: Stuart Noble, Dar; Andrew Nixon, Martech; Steve Davies, LIA; Paul Cassidy, Whitecroft; Joao Pola, Signify;...
04 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LIA CELEBRATES THE FIRST GRADUATES ON ITS HNC COURSE IN LIGHTING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY »
Pictured Matt Dougan from Osram Opto Semiconductors, Ruth Barker from Tameside MBC with Course Leader Dr Gareth John....
04 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LATEST NEWS ON THE HNC AND HND IN LIGHTING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY »
Pictured above: The graduating HNC Students and those that started their journey in 2018, together at the Academy in Telfo...
04 March 2020
2019's best individual student from the LIA HNC/HND in Lighting Design & Technology »
Matt Dougan Account Manager – Osram Opto Semiconductors Matt Dougan has over 10 years’ experience in commercia...
04 March 2020
THE 2019 LIA CHALLENGE CUP GOES TO…. »
On 6 June 2019, eight crews came together to compete for the annual LIA Challenge Cup at the 2019 Lighting Industry Sailin...
04 March 2020
THE LIA AND UL ANNOUNCE A WORKING PARTNERSHIP »
The global safety science organisation UL and U.K.’s Lighting Industry Association (LIA) combine expertise to help British...
04 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
INTRODUCING THE LIA 3RD PARTY GONIO PHOTOMETRY SCHEME »
The LIA has created a revolutionary Gonio photometry luminaire testing scheme for lighting manufacturers looking to offer...