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STANDARDS Link Vol 3 Issue 15 - SLBS Observed World Metrology Day

 

SLBS Observed World Metrology Day


  Measurement and Light 

World Metrology Day was observed on Wednesday 20th May 2015.  The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards marked the day with a review of its progress in energy efficient lighting. 

That was in keeping with the global theme, “Measurements and Light.” The theme recognized the importance of light in everyday life and reflected the United Nations focus on 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based technologies. 

According to the international statement issued to mark the occasion, “metrology is significant to enabling innovation in light and light based technologies for more efficient energy production and support initiatives addressed at tackling of climate change. 

The International Bureau of Legal Metrology (BIML) said it would require the following interventions to achieve the goal of addressing climate change;

  • More measurements to understand and improve the efficient of electrical appliances
  • An increase in the amount of clean energy produced and consumed and
  • Additional international standards that apply directly to the area

The SLBS is active in the promotion and implementation of efficiencies in lighting through standardization and conformity assessment.  The SLBS has completed a first phase of testing of CFL lamps and is assessing the development of standards for Solid State Lighting LED Lamps.

The SLBS is at the forefront of the transition to new energy efficient lighting technologies with its testing platform provided by the Eastern Caribbean Energy Labelling Project (ECELP) with financing from the EU/ACP Energy Facility, the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation Development (BMZ) and the energy OECS Secretariat. 

Energy saver testing being conducted at the SLBS Energy Efficiency Lab; Scale calibration (third from top)  

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