Lighting Standards Organizations (non-government)

ASID Office Achieves Both LEED and WELL Building Platinum Certifications

The Washington, DC, office of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) serves as its headquarters, and it was the world’s first project certified “double-platinum.” Both the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), through its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), …

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DLC Qualified Product List Now Features Self-Powered Easyfit LED Controls from EnOcean

The Design Lights Consortium Qualified Product List (QPL) now features the self-powered, wireless Easyfit LED controls from EnOcean, a pioneer in energy harvesting wireless technology. EnOcean says that its customers across the US pursue new installation and retrofit projects with a solution on the DLC qualified product list may qualify …

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BSI and LIA Sign Agreement

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) and the BSI Group (British Standards Institution) announced a new agreement which will allow both organizations’ customers to benefit from their expertise and specializations. LIA says that the agreement gives lighting manufacturers a clear and efficient road to achieving a variety of product UK, EU …

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Intertek Launches Horticultural Lighting Certification Program

Intertek Horticultural Lighting Certification Program

Intertek has introduced a Horticultural Lighting Certification Program to help manufacturers develop products that comply with the safety and performance requirements unique to horticultural lighting. The product testing firm points out that in North America, horticultural lighting products do not have any safety and performance standards specific to them. For …

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Osram Creates Non-proprietary DEXAL Interface for Communication Among Luminaire Components

Osram announced Osram DEXAL™ (Data Exchange for Advanced Lighting), which serves as a non-proprietary, intra-luminaire communication technology for communicating data between luminaire components within an individual luminaire. DEXAL enables power and bi-directional communication between the driver and the fixture-integrated elements. Osram notes that this interface can provide accurate luminaire-specific data including diagnostics …

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IES Releases Recommendations of Lighting for Seniors

The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) has published a standard of lighting for seniors. IES intends the recommended practice standard titled, “Lighting and the Visual Environment for Seniors and the Low Vision Population (RP-28-16),” to increase the designers’ understanding of age-related vision loss. Also, the standard is meant …

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