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EPA releases Draft 2 of the Energy Star Lamps specification V2.0

EPA releases Draft 2 of the Energy Star Lamps specification V2.0

While a key goal of Lamps V2.0 was higher efficacy levels in LED retrofit lamps, the EPA has agreed to lower targets slightly to provide consumers with more choices in energy-saving lamps.

SSL industry waits for the right IoT standards and wireless protocols

SSL industry waits for the right IoT standards and wireless protocols (MAGAZINE)

LED-based lighting offers great potential for enabling intelligent buildings, but Tanuj Mohan, Enlighted founder and CTO, believes that we are still waiting for the right standards in critical areas such as wireless protocols.

Philips Lighting questions lighting standards for office light levels

Philips Lighting questions proper light-level standards for office workers

Research indicates that workers of age 45 and above need more task light than the typically-recommended 500-lx levels for office applications, and Philips has developed an interactive widget allowing workers to test their lighting.

ANSI works to update the solid-state lighting standard for chromaticity

ANSI works to update the solid-state lighting standard for chromaticity (MAGA...

Industry trends such as warmer LED-based products below 2700K and the demand for tighter color uniformity are driving continuous improvements in the ANSI SSL chromaticity standard, explains Jianzhong Jiao.

DOE details long-term test results for retail LED A-lamps

DOE details long-term test results for retail LED A-lamps

After more than 7500 hours of testing, 15 LED A-lamps outperformed halogen and CFL benchmarks in terms of lumen maintenance, although there was significant variation in SSL product performance.

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