The Lighting Association announces Lab Verified scheme to check product performance

Date Announced: 09 Nov 2011

The Lighting Association, the UK-based test and measurement services provider, has announced its new Lab Verified scheme, which will independently measure and verify the safety and performance of lamps, LED modules and luminaires against manufacturers' claims.

The results of these tests will be uploaded onto a public website, www.lalabverified.com. Examples of the parameters that be verified can be found in the full press release below.

The scheme will undertake market surveillance, and products making false claims will be revealed at the URL above. Verified products will be randomly purchased and tested to ensure continued compliance.

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Does Your Product do what it says on the Tin?

The NEW Lighting Association Lab Verified Scheme will independently measure and verify the safety and performance of lighting products such as lamps, LED modules and luminaires against manufacturer’s claims. The results are uploaded onto a publically accessible website, where the actual test results are published.

This scheme is developed and managed by the Lighting Association Laboratories a worldwide respected, UKAS Accredited Laboratory. You can commission us to performance verify your product, “Verified Products” can carry the relevant logo and will be listed on a publicly available website www.Lalabverified.com

Examples of parameters which will be verified are:
• Safety
• Total Lumen Output.
• CCT and Ra
• Power (circuit watts) consumed
• Efficacy
• Centre beam intensity
• Beam Angle
• Life and Lumen maintenance

End users, lighting professionals, consumers and your competitors will be able to easily identify those products that meet their manufacturer’s claims.

Rogue Products?
To support manufacturers of products that do meet their claims, this scheme will undertake market surveillance and those products making false claims will be revealed at www.Lalabverified.com. Verified products will be randomly purchased and tested to ensure continued compliance.

For more information contact Steve Poole on 01952 290907 or visit www.lalabverified.com

About the Lighting Association
With over 200 members and as the largest lighting association in Europe, we represent the interests of all sectors of the industry. The Lighting Association offers a comprehensive array of services to help our members compete in today’s world lighting markets. As one of the most progressive associations, sharing our experience and technical understanding in National, European and international arenas, ensuring the voice of our members is heard.

Contact
Tel: 01952 290905

E-mail:enquiries@lightingassociation.com

Web Site:www.lightingassociation.com

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