Code of practice for LED lighting

LED Lighitng, IET, code of practice

A code of practice for the application of LED lighting systems is available from the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET). This fast-developing technology is becoming more popular as people appreciate its advantages — such as energy efficiency, long life of equipment and lower electricity bills. However, it has also become apparent that poor-quality installation of LED-lighting systems could cancel out these advantages and result in inadequate lighting, failure to meet lifetime performance expectations or, even, interference with other equipment.

The code of practice covers all the key issues in the delivery and lifecycle of LED lighting installations — including performance, safety and lifetime, as well as detailing key compatibility considerations — as part of a systems approach to the installation and maintenance of this important technology.

The aims of the document, specified by the IET standards committee 2.3 on LED lighting systems, are to provide confidence to users as a minimum standard for installing LED lighting systems and also to provide useful guidance on their application for installers, maintainers, operators and systems managers.

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