Energy Star Updates Lamp Requirements

Energy Star has updated their requirements for energy-efficient lamps to version 1.1. The technical requirements were released August 28, 2014 and will come into effect on September 30, 2014. This release will replace the Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) V4.3 and...

Lumentra acquires Lighting Sciences Canada

Toronto, 12 November 2013 Lumentra Inc, a cleantech company that develops nanomaterial solutions for the LED lighting industry and provides accredited testing and measurement services for lighting companies, has acquired Lighting Sciences Canada (LSC).  Based in...

Changes to Safety Standards of OLED Panels

The following changes in requirements to the Joint UL/ULC Standard for Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) Panels, UL 8752/ULC-S8752, are issued for the United States and Canada: Limit the scope of the standard to lighting applications Clarify polymeric materials –...

UL/ULC safety standards relate to LED Light Engines

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) and UL of Canada (ULC) have issued two new safety standards as joint US and Canadian national standards related to LED Light Engines. UL 8753 / ULC-S8753 covers Field-Replaceable LED Light Engines. It specifies the requirements...