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LightingEurope documents monetary benefits of human-centric lighting

LightingEurope documents monetary benefits of human-centric lighting (UPDATED)

LightingEurope, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association, and AT Kearney publish a joint report entitled "Quantified benefits of human centric lighting."

SSL industry progresses toward new color quality metrics

SSL industry progresses toward new color quality metrics

A two-metric system under development in an IES subcommittee would separately address the issues of color fidelity and gamut and address the long-understood shortcoming of CRI.

Illuminating Engineering Society updates LED standards for testing methods

Illuminating Engineering Society updates LED testing standards (MAGAZINE)

Jianzhong Jiao explains the expanded scope of the new LM-80 LED standard with coverage of color along with white LEDs and test methods defined specifically for DC high-voltage, AC, and other variants of the simple discrete LED.

Questions abound about whether a blue-light hazard exists

Questions abound about whether a blue-light hazard exists (MAGAZINE)

Ian Ashdown and Stan Walerczyk respond to attendee questions posed during an LEDs Magazine webcast on the reality of a blue-light hazard and the path forward for human-centric lighting.

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.

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