Lighting supplier Holophane joins LIA Laboratories' UMSUG to validate product power data

Aug. 27, 2014

LIA Laboratories Ltd welcomes Holophane to their Unmetered Supply Measurement Certification Scheme, which provides an assurance of the validity of the power data measured by manufacturers when describing the performance of their lighting products for use in unmetered supply (UMS) applications.

Holophane are a globally respected lighting company that produce professional lighting products which are valued by customers for their innovation, lifetime competitive benefits, their engineering quality, cutting edge design and outstanding optical performance. To become accepted into the LIA Laboratories certification scheme, Holophane were required to undergo a thorough inspection of their Laboratory in order to verify the adequacy of the measurement equipment, documentation and the technical competence of the staff. Passing the inspection with flying colours, Holophane are now permitted to make measurements of apparent power and true power for their products at their facility and submit these measurements to the LIA Laboratories in lieu of report preparation for submission to ELEXON. Mark Salt, the LIA Laboratories Ltd,General Manager commented “It’s great to see the commitment to quality from Holophane, their team has worked long and hard to meet the high requirements of the scheme and they must be congratulated for their efforts”. LIA Laboratories will ensure, by regular inspection, that the integrity of the measurements made by Holophane’s Registered Laboratory is maintained to the high standards required. LIA Laboratories Ltd has an ongoing compliance program to ensure that the highest standards of independence and impartiality are applied to all its activities in accordance with best practice. As the UK’s largest independent test laboratory dedicated to lighting and with over 20 years experience in lighting product testing. Their reputation for reliability, accuracy and affordability illustrates why they are considered the number one centre of knowledge to the lighting industry. The Lighting Industry Association’s mission is to strengthen the industry and promote the benefits of good quality lighting by representing all aspects of UK, EU and international legislation and standards at the highest level whilst protecting the interests of both the public and members. The Lighting Industry Association brings together over 175 years of knowledge and experience to represent and strengthen the industry. The LIA Laboratories Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Lighting Industry Association


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