New DLC Report: Energy Savings Potential of DLC Commercial Lighting and Networked Lighting Controls

New research demonstrates energy savings potential that can significantly reduce our energy load over the next ten years and beyond. Energy saving opportunities for residential utility lighting programs will soon be largely exhausted due to growing market saturation and EISA

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DLC Delays Technical Requirements 4.4

Due to unforeseen delays in development, the effective date for Technical Requirements V4.4 will be postponed until the end of the month. The postponed effective date affects DLC requirements for horticultural lighting products, DC/PoE products, and field-adjustable light output products.

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Sigma Luminous Introduces the New Luminous Hawk LED High Bay

We are proud to introduce the 3rd generation Hawk LED High Bay. And best of all, they’re in stock now! These DLC premium listed high bays are an excellent choice for any warehouse, factory, and more! • 100W, 150W, 200W,

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DLC 4.4 Goes Into Effect on 18 OCT

The DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) is pleased to release the final version of SSL Technical Requirements Version 4.4. This Technical Requirements update consists of new policies that will allow high performance, energy efficient horticultural lighting products, DC and PoE products, and

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DLC Surveillance Testing Program

The DLC Surveillance Testing Program monitors the validity of data submitted to the Solid-State Lighting QPL pre- and post-qualification. This performance verification system was created to protect the integrity and value of the QPL for all stakeholders. An updated version

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Lighting the Way to a Cleaner, Healthier, Smarter Future by Christina Halfpenny, DLC

According to the DOE most recent report on LED adoption in the US, a relative novelty less than ten years ago, LEDs now dominate the residential lighting market and are making steady progress in commercial and industrial applications — with

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EarthTronics Introduces Traditional Style LED Wall Pack for Wide-Area

Available in 50 and 75 watt with 4000K color of light, these fixtures provide 6,000 and 9,000 lumens, respectively. The 50 and 75 watt models are built in a standard size 14.2”x7.6”x9.3” aluminum alloy housing with a standard bolt pattern.

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DLC SSL Technical Requirements V4.4

Comments due Wednesday, August 22, 2018. The DLC now requires all comments to be submitted using DLC Comment Forms. • Horticultural Lighting: 2nd Draft Testing and Reporting Requirements for LED-based Horticultural Lighting • DC and PoE Lighting: 2nd Draft Testing

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Forest Lighting LED Flat Panel Light

Forest Lighting LED Panel Lights utilize edge lighting technology to enable ultra-thin and ultra-light fixtures with uniform lighting effect. They are designed for visual comfort and provide a pleasing environment while qualifying for the highest classification of utility rebates. Clean

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2018 LED Rebate Amounts Start to Level Out

Historically, rebates for LED lighting have decreased 10 – 20% every year. This year, the rebate amounts have started to level out; the average prescriptive rebate for LED only went down 1% across all product lines. That being said, some

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DLC to No Longer Require Soon-To-Be Defunct LED Lighting Facts

On Wednesday, February 21, the DOE announced that it will be ending the LED Lighting Facts program by the end of March 2018. As the DLC has referenced and relied on LED Lighting Facts for several components of the DLC program, we are

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Forever Lamp High Bay LED Lamps or Fixtures?

There are a lot of choices to be made by owners and operators of commercial, manufacturing and industrial facilities, including finding the best solution for upgrading existing lighting systems to LEDs; new lamps or new fixtures? There is no “one

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Foreverlamp HB Classic Series

The HB Classic high bay fixture series combines the traditional HID high bay fixture housing look with state of the art electronic drivers, powered by DeltaTM, for an unparalleled combination of aesthetic design and modern LED function. The newly introduced

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Utility Rebates for Networked Lighting Controls by Craig DiLouie

In May 2016, the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) released V.1.0 of its Networked Lighting Control Systems Specification, which formed the basis of a new Qualified Lighting Products List (QPL). As of August 2017, more than 20 utilities and energy efficiency programs

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Lumileds Launches Multi-Die Emitter for Outdoor Fixtures

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W efficacy, at 85°C* which enables a system

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Lighting Control Rebates Going Strong

The simplest and most popular type of incentive remains the prescriptive rebate, typically targeted to existing buildings. This type of rebate identifies a list of technologies and products that are found to provide suitable performance while saving energy. After installation,

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Foreverlamp DLC Approved LED HB Series™ High-Bay Fixture

Designed specifically to replace a 400W HID fixture delivering value, performance, and over 50% savings on energy costs compared to MH and HPS systems. The new HB Series fixtures allow facility owners to take advantage of the lowest cost path

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DLC Networked Controls Specification Enables Utility Incentives

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has released a Networked Lighting Controls category in its Qualified Products List (QPL). The first qualifying products will be published in June 2016. The likely result is inclusion of networked lighting controls in rebate programs that

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The Designlights Consortium™ Releases The Final Technical Requirements Table V4.0

The solid-state lighting market has grown and product performance has improved significantly in the nearly 3 years since the V2.0 efficacy levels were established. Therefore, to keep up with performance improvements, the V4.0 revision focuses primarily on efficacy. More detail

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Universal Lighting Technologies Expands EVERLINE® LED Retrofit Kit Product Warranty to Seven Years

The EVERLINE LED Retrofit Kit simplifies the transition from fluorescent to LED, reducing electrical demand and energy consumption compared to conventional fluorescent lighting systems. Available in two- or four-foot kits, the product consists of either two or three LED-lensed modules,

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