Eaton Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the EPA for the Third Consecutive Year, Honored with the Sustained Excellence Award

Power management company Eaton announced that it’s being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner. The Sustained Excellence Award is the result of the company being named for the third consecutive year and Eaton is the first lighting luminaire manufacturer to receive this distinguished honor since 2009.
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MaxLite Offers ENERGY STAR Certified 60W Equivalent LED Lamp

In conjunction with ENERGY STAR Day, MaxLite today announces the release of a 60-watt equivalent LED A-lamp value pack that makes saving energy and protecting the climate an easy and affordable choice for consumers.
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GREEN CREATIVE Releases ENERGY STAR Certified Downlights

GREEN CREATIVE, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer, proudly announces the release of its THINFIT Series 6’’ and 4’’ new construction downlights.
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Green Creative Unveils ENERGY STAR Certified 60W Incadescnet Replacement LEDs

GREEN CREATIVE, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer proudly announces the launch of its new 60W replacement candles. Part of GREEN CREATIVE’s TITANIUM LED SERIES, the ENERGY STAR® certified 5.5W E12 and E26 base candles are energy efficient solutions to replace incandescent decorative lamps. The B11 candles feature an innovative crown lens that creates a unique sparkling effect, making them ideal for use in chandelier, sconce and uplighting applications.
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MaxLite Unveils New LED Lightbars with ENERGY STAR Certification

MaxLite announces the next generation of Plug-and-Play LED Lightbars, with greater efficacy and enhanced dimming performance, for custom commercial and residential lighting applications.
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Comparison Between Lighting Energy Efficiency Standards in U.S., Europe and China

LEDs might be a new lighting product, but it is being widely applied in different types of lighting applications, according to a report from Chinese-language Emerging Industry Strategic Library. To strengthen and advance energy saving technologies, many countries have issued their own LED lighting standards. Lighting was included in China’s energy efficiency standards, which became effective in January 2008, while the Energy Star in the U.S. has set certain energy efficiency standards during the certification process. The EU directive on energy-related products (ErP) covers LED energy savings.
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MaxLite Launches ENERGY STAR Certified LED MR16 Lamps

Combining the energy-saving benefits of LED with outstanding color quality, MaxLite introduces ENERGY STAR certified seven-watt MR16 lamps for commercial, retail, hospitality and other general lighting applications.
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Terralux to Develop Certification for LED Retrofit with ENERGY STAR

Terralux, a leader in the design and manufacture of commercial LED retrofit products, can now provide property owners access to a larger rebate pool nationally through a new ENERGY STAR® certification program. The introduction of ENERGY STAR® Luminaires 2.0 Specification provides coverage for LED retrofit of ceiling mount and wall sconce style fixtures.
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WAC Lighting Adds New ENERGY STAR and DLC Rated LED Luminaires

From its all-new Endurance series, WAC Lighting introduces Hawk LED Luminaires.These exterior fixtures can be mounted in any direction for direct and indirect illumination for both residential and commercial applications.
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Philips Awarded ENERGY STAR’s Partner of the Year: Sustained Excellence

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Philips, the global leader in lighting, with a 2015 ENERGY STAR (ES) Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the company’s continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. For the third year in a row, Philips took top honors with over 500 ENERGY STAR certified products in 2014, including SlimStyle, the world’s first ENERGY STAR certified flat light bulb.
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MaxLite Honored by EPA as a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized MaxLite with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for its leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency. MaxLite’s accomplishments will be recognized at the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2015.
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Rambus’s A19 LED Bulb Obtains Provisional ENERGY STAR Certification

Rambus Inc, the innovative technology solutions company that brings invention to market, yesterday announced that the company’s revolutionary 60 watt equivalent A19 LED bulb has gained provisional ENERGY STAR™ certification. In order to meet the provisional ENERGY STAR certification, the bulb delivered 850 lumens that greater than the 800 lumens requirement, maintained appropriate lumen output and color temperature, and provided an incandescent-like luminous intensity distribution during testing. “Our bulb delivers efficiency and performance t...
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GE Lighting Earns Eighth Consecutive ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

For the eighth straight year – a longer run than any other lighting manufacturer – GE Lighting has been recognized with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award . This award acknowledges outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. GE Lighting’s Steve Briggs, global product general manager, accepted the award Tuesday at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. “Energy efficiency is what drives our innovation and development at G...
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Taiwan ITRI Applies for U.S. Energy Star Certification

Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is applying for U.S. Energy Star certification on the test of LED lighting products. According to Chuang Po-nien, deputy director of the ITRI's Center for Measurement Standards (CMS), the accreditation is expected to be achieved in the first quarter of 2011. The CMS is an organization authorized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs's Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection to conduct testing for products, including LED lighting, seeking national CNS certification.
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Xcel Energy Offers Businesses Rebates for Lighting Science Group's Ultra-Efficient and ENERGY STAR Approved LED Bulbs

It's reported that Xcel Energy is offering businesses rebates in Minnesota and Colorado for the installation of ENERGY STAR approved bulbs. Underwent several rigid tests, Lighting Science Group received the LED lighting industry's first ENERGY STAR label for its PAR38 LED bulb and recently received approval for use of the ENERGY STAR label for its PAR30 and MR16 LED bulb types.
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Cyberlux Debuts Energy Star Rated LED Recessed Downlight to Marketplace

Cyberlux Corporation, a provider of LED lighting solutions, announced that the Company is expanding its product portfolio with the market launch of a six inch LED recessed ceiling "can light." Designed for both the new construction and the retrofit markets, the LED recessed lights include a retrofit kit for the replacement of any incandescent or fluorescent six inch recessed light socket currently installed.
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Cree: Publication of SSL Criteria Will Boost the Growth of LED Industry — LEDforum 2009 Report (4)

The publication of relevant criteria for LED lighting will be of vital importance for the development of LED industry, said Lee Soo Ghee, Cree’s Vice President / General Manager Asia Pacific, at the LEDforum 2009. With the criteria set up, the quality of LED lighting will get controlled and standardized, which is expected to accelerate the promotion of LED lighting as well as more quickly realize the substantial drop in cost of energy saving, he said.
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DOE Publishes Final Energy Star Criteria for LED Lighting

After releasing three draft editions, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published the final ENERGY STAR Eligibility Criteria for integral LED lamps on December 4, 2009. The new Energy Star criteria will go into effect as of August 31, 2010.
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Energy Star Program Enhancements to Be Released Soon

Before November 30, 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will release a more detailed proposal outlining anticipated Energy Star program enhancements for 2010, according to a letter from EPA to Energy Star stakeholders. These program enhancements will include a proposed method of integrating various elements of the Energy Star lighting program.
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Seven More Renaissance Lighting Solid-State LED Lighting Fixtures Awarded ENERGY STAR® Qualification

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the ENERGY STAR® qualification to Renaissance Lighting Inc. on seven more of its newest 4-inch all-white solid-state LED downlight fixtures. Earlier this month, 11 of the company’s all-white 7-inch downlights became the first to receive the coveted ENERGY STAR qualification.
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EPA Takes Over Energy Star in Cooperation with DOE

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have jointly issued a statement outlining each agency's responsibilities and roles in the Energy Star products program. The EPA and DOE agreed to coordinate efforts to expand and enhance both the National Building Rating Program and the Energy Star program. According to the statement, the Energy Star products program will be improved with expanded coverage, more frequent updates, enhanced efforts on product testing, and a new effort to recognize super efficient products.
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DOE Releases Second Draft of ENERGY STAR Requirements for SSL Lighting Luminaires

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has just released the second draft of ENERGY STAR performance criteria for three SSL luminaire categories: outdoor pole-mounted area and roadway luminaires, outdoor wall-mounted area luminaires, and parking garage/canopy luminaires. The Proposed Category “A” (near-term applications) additions to the Outdoor Area & Parking Garage area include the below: Minimum Light Output Luminaire shall deliver a minimum of 1,000 lumens (initial).
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DOE Issues Guidance on Proper Use of Energy Star Labels

Recently, several companies have been reported to be misusing Energy Star logos to imply that SSL products are Energy Star certified, particularly at the Lightfair tradeshow. As a result, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued guidance on the correct use of Energy Star logos to stop the trend. Richard Karney, Energy Star Program Manager for Solid State Lighting for the DOE, issued a memo to Energy Star Stakeholders to “address a disconcerting trend the Department is seeing in promotional materials of LED products.”
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Underwriters Laboratories Partners With Luminaire Testing Laboratory To Provide Energy Star Testing Of LED

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), a global leader in product safety testing and certification services, announced Wednesday to become a strategic partner of Luminaire Testing Laboratory, Inc. (LTL) . And it has also become the first Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory to provide Energy Star testing of LED products.
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Philips’s Luxeon LEDs Lumen Maintenance Exceeds Energy Star Guidelines

Philips Lumileds reveals that test data for its Luxeon Rebel LEDs shows performance that exceeds Energy Star® guidelines in terms of the ISEMA's LM-80 lumen maintenance benchmark for 6000 hours.
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A Free Online Tool from Philips Lumileds Simplifies the ENERGY STAR® Application Process for SSL

Philips Lumileds has launched a free online tool that makes it easier for manufacturers of LED-based luminaires to show compliance with ENERGY STAR® standards. The new tool addresses the requirements of the “Chromaticity and Spatial Uniformity” test in the ENERGY STAR® specification for LED lighting that requires the beam of light to appear the same color to the human eye, regardless of which area of the beam the viewer looks at or where they are at in relation to the light source.
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