The DLC will be switching to a new application portal for SSL and Hort applications on January 31, 2022. Any SSL and Hort applications that have been created must be submitted by close of business on January 31 in order to complete their review through the old portal. Any applications that remain unsubmitted on February 1 must be recreated in the new portal. There will be no change for NLC applications at this time. Click for more details.
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The workplan timeline is a continually-updated implementation plan that provides greater transparency and predictability around DLC development activities and future technical requirements releases.
The DLC’s Solid-State Lighting Program is home to the world’s largest verified list of high-performing commercial LED lighting products. Find energy efficient lighting, browse resources related to the QPL or product qualification, and learn how the DLC develops technical requirements that drive the transition to LED lighting.
The DLC’s LUNA requirements establish performance criteria for specific categories of outdoor lighting so that lighting decision makers can be confident that their selections save energy AND follow best environmental practices for nighttime lighting.
The DLC’s Horticultural Lighting Program is designed to accelerate widespread adoption of energy-saving LED technology in the horticultural lighting sector. With energy consumption from horticultural facilities continuing to grow, we’re creating tools and resources to position controlled environment agriculture as a leader in energy efficiency.
The DLC Networked Lighting Controls Program drives the widespread adoption of networked lighting controls in commercial buildings. In partnership with utilities, energy efficiency programs, and the lighting industry, the DLC is promoting this energy saving technology as the gateway to enable connected buildings that support carbon reduction goals.
Commercial lighting is constantly evolving – and it can be hard to keep up. Access the DLC’s cutting-edge industry programming, reports, and research to train your organization on the latest commercial lighting best practices.
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