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DLC Updates LUNA Technical Requirements

DLC Updates LUNA Technical Requirements


The DLC recently released an update to the LUNA Technical Requirements to clarify and simplify the testing process for LUNA-eligible products. Table 3 has been added to the requirements, which summarizes worst-case photometric testing requirements for LUNA products for spectrum and distribution. The policy has also been changed so that mounting structures no longer need to be included in goniophotometric testing and submitted as part of the PDF LM79/Distribution Report.

The DLC’s LUNA requirements establish criteria for using high quality outdoor lighting at night that minimizes light pollution, provides appropriate visibility for people, and limits negative impacts to the environment. The LUNA Technical Requirements can be found here.


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David Shiller
David Shiller is the Publisher of LightNOW, and President of Lighting Solution Development, a North American consulting firm providing business development services to advanced lighting manufacturers. The ALA awarded David the Pillar of the Industry Award. David has co-chaired ALA’s Engineering Committee since 2010. David established MaxLite’s OEM component sales into a multi-million dollar division. He invented GU24 lamps while leading ENERGY STAR lighting programs for the US EPA. David has been published in leading lighting publications, including LD+A, enLIGHTenment Magazine, LEDs Magazine, and more.


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