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February 22nd, 2018
March 1 DOE Annual Certification Due Right Around the Corner

It is once again time for retailers to prepare their annual DOE certification filings for 2018, with the first due date on March 1st across several product categories. Though many manufacturers are already aware of the due-diligence necessary to comply with the DOE’s energy conservation standards, retailers are often unaware of their share of responsibilities…. read more

November 14th, 2016
Are you Ready? Deadlines for California Energy Commission and U.S. Department of Energy/Federal Trade Commission Approaching!

As we near the end of 2016, two major regulatory deadlines are approaching for lighting products, including LEDs. The first is California Energy Commission’s (CEC) latest version of Title 24, set to take effect January 1, 2017. This regulation affects all residential lighting products, as LED light sources (lamp, luminaire and light engines) installed in… read more

October 13th, 2016
CEC Issues Notice of Proposed Action for the Appliance Efficiency Rulemaking for Computers, Computer Monitors, and Signage Displays

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has issued Notice of Proposed Action: Appliance Efficiency Rulemaking for Computers, Computer Monitors, and Signage Displays on September 9, 2016. The notice aims to amend existing appliance efficiency regulations to include specific requirements for computers and computer monitors, clarify that signage displays are subject to the previously adopted television standards…. read more

April 7th, 2015
201503 – Energy Efficiency Update

ENERGY STAR® Monthly Update Has your certified product been removed from the ENERGY STAR website? A: On March 4, a notification was sent out by the EPA stating that the EPA has removed a number of ENERGY STAR partners and their certified products from the ENERGY STAR website due to the failure to submit annual… read more

July 7th, 2014
CEC Update: DOE test method for Televisions

Carlifornia Energy Commission (CEC) Update The CEC has released their updated 2014 Appliance Efficiency Regulations. This includes the adoption of the DOE test method for Televisions, among other modifications. Refer to the CEC website for a copy of these regulations ( ErP: On 2014/5/28, the Draft Task 1 Report in regards to the Preparatory Study… read more

July 2nd, 2014
Lighting Performance Testing

UL’s performance testing provides objective confirmation of product performance claims by simulating anticipated everyday product usage in controlled laboratory settings. Performance Solutions Claims Verification Compatibility of Lighting Systems Competitive Benchmarking Design Verification Electrical Environmental Interoperability (Zhaga Authorized test lab) Lifetime Luminance Mechanical Photobiological (IEC62471/IESNARP-27) Photometry (IESNA, EN, UNI) R&D Testing Reliability Thermal Energy Efficiency Solutions… read more