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With lighting now recognised as having a major role to play in realising Ireland’s Net Zero objective, Building Services Engineering recently caught up with Gavin Edwards, newly-elected Chair of Lighting Association Ireland (LAI), to examine the contribution lighting can make by way of energy savings, sustainability, circularity and wellbeing. These, in fact, are the core...
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The Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) has published the latest revision of SLL lighting guide LG14: Control of Electric Lighting. First published in 2016, this is the second edition of LG14. It sets out a logical approach for the professional designer to consider the consultation, design, specification, commissioning and handover of a lighting installation...
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  The recent LAI AGM at the RDS Members’ Club in Dublin proved an enormous success with just over two-thirds of the 30 members in attendance. The new format proved highly-effective and, apart from getting through the agenda more swiftly and succinctly, it also facilitated extensive networking. Members had the opportunity to raise matters in...
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The challenge with better lighting is that it just doesn’t happen – it must be designed. With better lighting being key to achieving the twin goals of improving energy efficiency and indoor comfort and wellbeing, specifiers – including lighting designers, installers and architects – must play a central role in driving the European Green Deal...
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DIALux evo is the world’s leading software lighting design software. More than 750,000 professional users worldwide – including engineers, electricians and lighting designers – plan, calculate and visualise light for indoor and outdoor areas with DIALux evo. DIAlux evo training is essential for the worldwide standard in lighting design software and the forthcoming Lighting Association Ireland...
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CIBSE colour logo (CMYK)Two new CIBSE lighting guides are now available. One is LG22 – Lighting for control rooms (2022). Control rooms can be complex, having many operators with their often extensive arrangement of screens around them and perhaps large overview screens on walls in front of them. Many rooms operate 24 hours a day,...
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In an industry first, Willie Duggan Lighting has won an award at the prestigious LIT International Lighting Design Awards for its external lighting of Carton House, Co Kildare. It also received an honourable mention for its work on Blanchardstown Shopping Centre. Willie Duggan Lighting is a family-run Irish lighting design company now over 80 years...
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We are now less than one year away from the restriction of several widely-used mercury-containing lamps in the EU. The 2019 EU eco-design rules for light sources and separate control gears, and the 12 RoHS Delegated Directives published in February 2022, will impact the placing on the EU market of compact and linear fluorescent lamps...
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The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as Global Goals, are a set of 17 integrated and inter-related goals to devised to end poverty, protect the planet and create a more sustainable future for all. This publication focuses on the SDGs where LightingEurope believes lighting makes a major contribution to achieving the targets set...
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LAI Golf Outing For the return of the LAI annual team golf outing LAI has chosen Shannon Golf Club. Shannon’s 6,763-yard course has been tested by golfers from all over the world and is now firmly established as one of Ireland’s premier parkland courses. It is also a beautiful setting with the course’s par three...
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