Industry alliance proposes standard definition for LED life
The Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies has developed guidelines for defining LED life as a step towards establishing product standards, writes Jennifer Taylor.
The Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies (ASSIST) - a collaborative group of LED and fixture manufacturers, systems end-users, and government agencies organized by the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - recently set forth recommendations that define LED life and life measurement methods for general lighting. These recommendations were developed from studies of LED life and light level acceptance conducted at the LRC and by other researchers, as well as from input provided by major LED and traditional lighting manufacturers.+++++++
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