2019-03-20

DesignLights Consortium Announces New Standard for LED Horticultural Lighting and MaxLite Offers the First Approved Product

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has published an updated version of the Testing and Reporting Requirements for Horticulture Lighting in the beginning of March and announced the first horticultural lighting products that meet the new performance standard. With rapid increasing indoor farming facilities and legalized cannabis cultivation in several US states and Canada, demands for efficient and effective horticultural lighting are booming. In response to the boosting market, DLC DLC released an industry benchmark designed to improve efficiency and reduce electrici...
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2015-07-31

HiLumz USA Ensures Diamonz® Retrofits are DLC Compliant

The DesignLights Consortium™ program and trademarks are assets to the DLC, its members and stakeholders. The July 2015 issue of the DLC Industry Update states the following: "It has come to our attention that 49 manufacturers have misrepresented the nature of their products to the DLC during the application process and were able to obtain DLC qualification for products that employ screw bases. Under current requirements, the DLC specifically excludes products that employ screw bases from qualification.
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2014-05-14

Dialight's LED Flood Light Family Receives DesignLights(R) Consortium Qualification

Dialight announced the listing of their DuroSite and SafeSite LED Flood Light family on the DesignLights Consortium's Solid State Lighting Fixtures Qualified Products List. Posting on the DLC list identifies the fixture as eligible for valuable utility rebate programs at the discretion of participating DLC utility partners and validates the High Bay's exceptional energy efficiency and lighting efficacy.
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2014-03-04

LED Lighting Solutions Included in DesignLights Consortium® Qualified Products List Report

LED lighting solutions company, aeternusLED®, based in Blacksburg, VA, has entered the scene and put up some very impressive results while doing so. The aeternusLED® Dolfin II Series LED 2x2 luminaire set the mark for the category 2x2 luminaire for commercial spaces while emerging with best results in all measured criteria, including efficacy, light output, reliability, and lifetime. The now DLC certified aeternusLED Dolfin II series is offered in lumen packages producing 2,448 to 5,498 delivered lumens, from 22 to 55 watts used thus achieving an efficiency between 99.9 and 109 lumens per watt. aeternusLED luminaires are available with a wide range of color temperature options though tested at 4,000K. The certified L70 lifetime at 140,000 hours allows the aeternusLED Dolfin II series to be sold with an industry leading 10 Year Warranty. These factors combine to allow aeternusLED to stand alone at the top in this category.
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE