Lighting key to Net Zero and wellbeing


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 issues which will underpin Gavin’s tenure over the coming two years. They also reflect the Association’s pivotal platforms established under previous Chairs, Gearóid McKenna, Paul O’Connor and Gabriel Byrne. Gavin has 30 years experience in lighting and is currently Sales Manager, Fagerhult Ireland. He is one of the LAI founding members and has already played a significant supporting role in its development to date.

“While I’m now Chair,” says Gavin, “the real strength of the LAI lies in the fact that it functions very much as a collective. The 30 plus membership is extremely proactive and constantly contributes ideas and suggestions that become strategic objectives for the LAI Steering Group to implement.

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