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August 14th, 2018
Webinar: Update of Standard IEC 62031 Ed. 2.0 2018

Wednesday, September 05, 2018 | 3:00 PM (CET)   On April 2018, the latest version of the standard IEC 62031 Ed. 2.0 2018 has been published, bringing interesting changes for the whole lighting industry. This change represents a subtle shift in how LED modules and luminaires will be regulated globally. For those manufacturers that are… read more

July 17th, 2018
Lumen Insights Issue 2 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Lighting Industry updates from UL. Lumen Insights is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability lighting trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: A New Dedicated Standard for Flashlights… read more

July 16th, 2018
Standards Corner – Issue 2 2018

By: Joe Musso / UL Standards Program Manager Standards information link HERE. Sign up for “What’s New” HERE by selecting “Join Email List” on the “What’s New” site to receive email notifications twice a month listing the various UL, UL Environment, and ULC Standards documents published during that timeframe. UL 48 – Electric Signs Several… read more

April 2nd, 2018
Mexico – New Standards for Lighting Products

By: Aurora Paguia / UL LATAM Regulatory Program Expert The following standards were published in the DOF (Federal Official Diary) and will replace current versions of the Mexican standard on the effective dates noted below: NMX-J-307-ANCE-2017 “General use indoor and outdoor use Luminaires” – Effective on October 04, 2017  NMX-J-588-ANCE-2017 “Seasonal and Holiday Decorative Products” – Effective on… read more

April 2nd, 2018
Brazil – New INMETRO Certification Requirements for Streetlights (Luminaires)

By: Aurora Paguia / UL LATAM Regulatory Program Expert The broader Latin America market is appealing for many manufacturers, but it is important to remember that market access requirements may differ from country to country. This means it is often helpful to work with local representatives and an organization with a global understanding of market… read more

April 2nd, 2018
Standards Corner – Issue 1 2018

By: Joe Musso / UL Standards Program Manager Standards information link HERE. Sign up for “What’s New” HERE by selecting “Join Email List” on the “What’s New” site to receive email notifications twice a month listing the various UL, UL Environment, and ULC Standards documents published during that timeframe. UL 48 – Electric Signs Several… read more

February 1st, 2018
UL Opens Center of Excellence Laboratory for Appliances, Lighting and HVAC in Carugate, Italy

MILAN/ CARUGATE, February 1, 2018 — UL, a global safety science organization, today celebrated the Grand Opening of its new Carugate-based center of excellence: a new laboratory for testing lighting, appliances, HVAC and gas products and equipment. The opening highlight was an official ceremony, in which the Mayor of the city of Carugate – Mr… read more

December 27th, 2017
Lumen Insights Issue 4 2017

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Get insightful news on upcoming training opportunities for the lighting industry, ENERGY STAR® program updates, and much more. In this Issue: 100 Year Anniversary for UL 48: The UL Standard for Safety for Electric Signs Spotlight: Letter From Roberto Inclinati Upcoming UL Education & Training for the Lighting Industry The… read more

September 13th, 2017
India BIS – Compulsory Registration Scheme: Phase 3 Scope Published and Includes LED Products

In follow-up to the article in the last issue regarding India BIS expansion of scope for Phase 3, MEITY (Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology) issued the official order for Introduction of BIS CRS 3rd Phase on 16th August 2017. Thirteen new electronic product categories have been added and include LED products.  The following are… read more

September 13th, 2017
Safer Swimming Through Low-Voltage and Isolation

By: Michael Shulman / UL Principal Engineer When electric lighting was first introduced in swimming pools, many people learned firsthand what was meant by the phrase “water and electricity don’t mix.”  Fortunately, research performed by UL engineers and the subsequent publication of UL 676, Standard for Underwater Luminaires and Junction Boxes, made significant contributions towards… read more