Lighting Standards Organizations (non-government)

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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