UL can help differentiate your horticultural lighting equipment from general lighting products by providing safety, performance and reliability testing specifically designed for the grow environment. UL is committed to providing service and knowledge to horticultural lighting manufacturers and actively participates in the development of horticultural specific test methods and performance standards from the American Society… read more
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The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has had the ability to enforce conservation (both water and energy) since the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA) was signed into law. However, they have only recently started to enforce regulations and, in 2013, adopted rules addressing products that fail to meet minimum energy efficiency… read more
Certification Marks for Emergency LED Drivers – UL is Shifting its FTBV Certification Program to the UL Listing Mark
Beginning in 2000, minimum light output requirements were established for products evaluated per UL 924, Standard for Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment. At that time, incandescent luminaires with lamps of 5.4 W or greater and fluorescent battery packs whose input power was 4.5 W or greater were deemed to provide the minimum 1 foot-candle (fc)… read more