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CIE Publishes CIE 250:2022 On Spectroradiometric Measurements, Measurement Uncertainties, & Instrument Calibration

The Technical Committee TC2-80 of the CIE has prepared a new technical report on the spectroradiometric measurement of optical radiation sources. The document, published as CIE 250:2022, supersedes the almost 40-year-old report CIE 063-1984.

Codes + Standards, Controls

New Zhaga Books Address In-Field Programming Of Smart Lighting

In February, 2022, Zhaga approved Book 25 “NFC Readers with Bluetooth Interface for In-Field Programming”. This new Zhaga specification defines a Bluetooth Low Energy communication protocol for the communication between the field-maintenance application on a smart device and the Near Field Communication (NFC) reader.

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Four New ANSI/IES Standards Released

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) recently introduced four new standards documents addressing current challenges that face the lighting industry – navigating near-field photometry, standardizing iterations of lighting controls intent, the importance of UV lighting, and promoting a balanced outdoor environment.

Codes + Standards

IES Releases Update To Roadway & Parking Lighting Standard, RP-8

IES has released the latest version of its ANSI/IES RP-8-21: Roadway and Parking Facility Lighting Standard. This standard covers all aspects of roadway lighting, including streets and roadways, parking lots, intersections, toll plazas, tunnels, and work zones.

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NEMA Publishes Recommendations For Standby Power Measurements For LED Drivers

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published a new white paper NEMA LS 20003-2021 Standby Power Measurements for LED Drivers—Recommended Allowances for Feature Sets Other Than Lighting, for LED driver manufacturers and testing laboratories.

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Recent ANSI Standards Address Sky Glow, UV-LED Performance, Expanded Digital Lighting Control, and Tunable-White SSL

A variety of new and updated ANSI standards address topics as diverse as sky glow, UV-LED Performance, expanded digital lighting control, and tunable-white SSL products. Below are quick summaries of each one, with links to more information.

Codes + Standards, Education + Resources

NEMA Published Recommendations For Replacing HID Lamps With LED Lamps

In February, 2022, NEMA published NEMA LL-10, Replacing HID Lamps with LED Lamps: Light Output Equivalency Claims. This document describes a method for claiming equivalency of LED lamps to the HID lamps they replace.

Codes + Standards, Energy + Environment

DLC Releases New Logos For Each QPL Impacting Product Marketing Materials

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has released four new logos, allowing manufacturers and distributors to indicate which products are listed on each of the four DLC Qualified Product Lists (QPLs).

Codes + Standards

NEMA Publishes ANSI Standard For Standby Power Measurement In Lighting

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published American National Standard for Lighting Systems—Non-Active Mode Power Measurement ANSI C137.63103-2021. 

Codes + Standards, Controls

ioXt Certification Expands To Include Network Lighting Controls

The ioXt Alliance, a global standard for Internet of Things (IoT) product security, is expanding its ioXt Certification Program with a new profile for network lighting controls (NLC), allowing manufacturers to certify commercial lighting systems with wirelessly connected parts.


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