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Feb 14, 2018 Lunera Ambient Compute and Wattstopper/Legrand DLM Systems Now Qualified on the DLC Networked Lighting Controls QPL

The DLC is pleased to announce that the Lunera Ambient Compute system and the Wattstopper/Legrand Digital Light Management (DLM) system are now qualified as Interior systems on the DLC Networked Lighting Controls QPL.

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Jan 22, 2018 NEW DLC DRAFT POLICIES: Second Draft SSL Technical Requirements V4.3

The DLC is pleased to release a second draft of new and revised Technical Requirements and Testing and Reporting Requirements for categories of solid-state lighting (SSL) products for comment. Comments on these draft requirements should be submitted by Thursday, February 8, 2018.

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Jan 22, 2018 NEW DLC DRAFT POLICY: Networked Lighting Control Technical Requirements V3.0

The DLC is pleased to issue a first draft of the Version 3.0 Networked Lighting Controls Technical Requirements. All comments to this draft should be provided in the enclosed Comment Form and submitted to info@designlights.org by close of business on Monday, February 26, 2018.

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Jan 11, 2018 OSRAM ENCELIUM EDGE System Now Qualified on the DLC Networked Lighting Controls QPL

The DLC is pleased to announce that the OSRAM ENCELIUM EDGE™ is now qualified as an Interior system on the DLC Networked Lighting Controls QPL.

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Nov 21, 2017 Synapse Wireless SimplySNAP System Now Qualified on the DLC Networked Lighting Controls QPL

The DLC is pleased to announce that the Synapse Wireless SimplySNAP system is now qualified for both Interior and Exterior on the DLC Networked Lighting Controls QPL.
 

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Nov 3, 2017 The DLC Solid-State Lighting QPL Just Surpassed 300,000 Qualified Products!

Today, the DLC solid-state lighting QPL reached 300,000 products that meet current DLC Technical Requirements. That’s 300,000 commercial lighting products that are 50% more efficacious than just five years ago.

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Oct 10, 2017 NEW DLC DRAFT POLICIES: Technical Requirements V4.3

The DLC is pleased to release Draft Technical Requirements V4.3 for public comment. The proposed additions to the requirements include new QPL categories and testing requirements for 3-foot, 8-foot, and 2G11 base lamps, and new testing and reporting requirements for color tunable and field-adjustable products. Comments on these draft requirements should be submitted by Friday, December 1, 2017.

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Sep 21, 2017 NEW DLC REPORT: Energy Savings From Networked Lighting Control (NLC) Systems

Over the last eight months, the DLC has been collecting energy data from DLC-qualified networked lighting controls installations to understand how the information can be used more effectively. The result is a new DLC Report: Energy Savings from Networked Lighting Control (NLC) Systems.

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DLC Events

March 15, 2018 2018 DLC Controls Summit

This one day interactive workshop brings together manufacturers, energy efficiency programs, and industry experts to discuss ways to increase the adoption of networked lighting controls (NLCs).

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July 10 - 12, 2017 2017 DLC Stakeholder Meeting

The sixth annual DLC® Stakeholder Meeting in Portland, Oregon is a unique opportunity for professionals from all sectors of the lighting industry to come together and delve into issues affecting solid-state lighting and other lighting technologies while gaining an understanding of DLC’s scope and role in the marketplace.

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March 23, 2017 2017 DLC Controls Summit

The 2017 DLC Controls Summit will be held on Thursday March 23 in Atlanta, GA at Georgia Power Headquarters. This one day interactive workshop brings together manufacturers, energy efficiency programs, and industry experts to gather and discuss ways to increase the adoption of Networked Lighting Controls (NLCs). 

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August 2 - 3, 2016 2016 DLC Stakeholder Meeting

The fifth annual DesignLights Consortium™ Stakeholder Meeting was a unique opportunity for professionals from all sectors of the lighting industry to come together and delve into issues affecting solid state lighting (a technology that is constantly evolving) while gaining an understanding of DLC’s scope and influence in the marketplace.

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DLC Webinars

Jan 31, 2018 DLC Draft Networked Lighting Control Technical Requirements V3.0 Review Webinar

On January 22, 2018, the DLC released Draft Networked Lighting Control Technical Requirements V3.0 for stakeholder comment. This webinar provides an overview of the proposed changes in draft Networked Lighting Control Technical Requirements V3.0.

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Oct 20, 2017 DLC Draft Technical Requirements V4.3 Webinar - Oct.18 & 20

This webinar reviews the new qualification requirements that the DLC released on October 10 as draft Technical Requirements V4.3.The proposed additions include new QPL categories and requirements for 3-foot, 8-foot, and 2G11 base lamps, and new requirements for color tunable and field-adjustable products.

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Oct 6, 2017 DLC Networked Lighting Controls Data Report Webinar

Over the past eight months, the DLC has been working on a research project to collect energy data from multiple NLC system installations. View this webinar to learn about the DLC’s findings and recommendations on improving existing NLC energy savings estimates.

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Aug 3, 2017 New DLC Application Portal Overview LIVE Webinar

This repeat webinar features a 20-minute walkthrough of the DLC's new Application Portal. Manufacturers also have a chance to ask questions about the new system following the presentation.

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Jun 21, 2017 New DLC Application Portal Overview Webinar

This webinar is a 20-minute walkthrough of the DLC's new Application Portal that will replace the existing manufacturer portal on June 26, 2017. Manufacturers should watch this webinar to learn about the new application submission process.

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Jun 13, 2017 Networked Lighting Controls Technical Requirements V2.0 Webinar

This webinar provides an overview of the new and revised Networked Lighting Controls V2.0 Technical Requirements issued on June 1, 2017. This webinar includes information on the addition of exterior lighting controls to the requirements and provides information on system eligibility and the application process.

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May 3, 2017 Technical Requirements V4.2 Overview Webinar - May 3

This webinar reviews Technical Requirements V4.2, which encompasses expansions and revisions to the Technical Requirements for SSL products, including the release of Allowances for CCT and CRI, new product categorization for Linear Replacement Lamps, and updated requirements for Hazardous Location Lighting.

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Dec 12, 2016 Draft Policy Release: Technical Requirements V4.2 Webinar

Reviews the draft policy release for Technical Requirements V4.2, which includes updates to the T5 Replacement Lamp category, provisions for Allowances, and a proposed definition for Hazardous Location Lighting.

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