Nevada Takes a Stand on Lamp Efficiency Standards

In February, the Department of Energy announced a plan to rescind an expansion of efficiency standards for lamps that was scheduled to go into effect in 2020. The expanded standards were adopted two years ago by the Obama administration. The

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DOE Evaluates Handheld Meter Effectiveness For Characterizing SSL Flicker

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has published research evaluating handheld flicker measurement devices and discerning how well such systems perform. The testing was performed by the agency’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in which dedicated handheld meters and add-on

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DOE Announces $47 Million for Flexible Building Technologies, HVAC and Solid-State Lighting

Residential and commercial buildings account for approximately 40% of the Nation’s total energy demand and about 75% of all electricity use. Topic 3 – Solid-state Lighting Technologies: This topic supports the development of highly efficient lighting technologies and systems to

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DOE Releases New Report on OLED Panel Longevity and Performance

In a new DOE “round 2” report based on accelerated stress testing of OLED panels with a focus on general illumination applications, the researchers found improvement in the latest products, yet longevity still trails LED significantly. The report also includes

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Interior Lighting Campaign – Recognizing Leadership in Lighting Projects – Applications Open!

Each year, the Department of Energy’s Interior Lighting Campaign recognizes organizations that have achieved exceptional energy savings by retrofitting or installing new lighting in their buildings. Retailers, hospitals, schools, churches, and military bases have been recognized in categories ranging from

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America’s Light Bulb Revolution

The energy savings are expected to grow as highly efficient and increasingly inexpensive LED bulbs continue to replace older lights. But energy efficiency advocates worry that the Trump administration could slow the pace of this lighting revolution. Last month, the

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DOE 2019 SSL R&D Workshop Presentations Posted

Thanks to all who participated in the 16th Annual DOE Solid-State Lighting R&D Workshop, held in Dallas, Texas. Lighting experts from across the country and abroad gathered to address the complex science and technology challenges facing SSL today. The mix

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DOE Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comment. SUMMARY: On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published two final rules adopting revised definitions of general service lamp (GSL), general service incandescent lamp (GSIL) and other supplemental

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DOE Proposes Revision of Lamps Covered by Energy Standards

Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) proposed a revision of definitions of certain types of lamps covered by general-service lamp energy efficiency standards. In January 2017, DOE published two final rules concerning the definition of general-service lamps, which resulted in

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DOE Announces Selections for SSL R&D Funding Opportunity (Round 13)

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the competitive selection of 11 projects for solid-state lighting (SSL) R&D, in response to the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001823. These projects will support key scientific advancements in SSL technology and help to

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DOE Publishes 2018 Solid-State Lighting R&D Opportunities (RDO)

This is a summary of feedback from experts through inputs received at roundtable meetings, at the OLED Stakeholder meeting, and at the DOE Solid-State Lighting (SSL) R&D Workshop held in January 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. The discussions covered foundational R&D

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Top Experts to Kick Off DOE SSL R&D Workshop Discussions

January 29-31, 2019 | Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. Lighting scientists continue to come up with breakthrough innovations in LED and OLED technology that drive the limits of energy-efficient lighting higher and higher. At the same time, new frontiers in lighting raise

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Building the Evidence Outside the Lab by Morgan Pattison

Research in the field is uncovering lighting’s impact on human health and performance. LED lighting systems provide new opportunities for controlling the spectrum, intensity and duration of light exposure. These levels of control can be engaged as we come to

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Register Now for the 2019 DOE SSL R&D Workshop

The 16th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop will be held in Dallas/Fort Worth on January 29-31, 2019. This “meeting of the minds” brings together our nation’s top lighting scientists from universities, national laboratories, and industry to share the latest on

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DOE Test Procedures for Integrated Light-Emitting Diode Lamps; Final Rule

On July 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a final rule adopting a test procedure for integrated light-emitting diode (LED) lamps to support the implementation of labeling provisions by the Federal Trade Commission, as well as the

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DOE Webinar on November 8: Sky Glow Comparison Tool

The increasing presence of sky glow—a reduction of night-sky visibility from greater levels of scattered light—has been a topic of growing concern among the lighting community for some time. But, short of following general design guidance, there are few simple

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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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15 Recognized By DOE Better Buildings Lighting Campaign

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Better Buildings Interior Lighting Campaign (ILC) recently recognized 15 organizations for performing projects to upgrade their interior lighting and control systems. These partners, along with those recognized in the last two years, have newly

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DOE Report Looks at High-Efficacy LED Luminaires

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a short report covering testing of rectilinear LED luminaires intended for high-output applications such as low- and high-bay lighting in industrial or commercial settings. The testing was focused on seven solid-state lighting

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Lighting Facts Revived After DoE Cancellation

On April 30, 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) announced its LED Lighting Facts program would be discontinued, with the website shutting down June 1. LED Lighting Facts will resume acceptance of LED lighting products today, under the direction

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