Horticultural Lighting

Qualify a Fixture

Before starting a horticultural lighting application, follow the steps:

  • Determine if your product is eligible to be qualified by the DLC and meets the Technical Requirements. See the Technical Requirements to determine whether your product is eligible for qualification, meets DLC minimum performance requirements, and has been properly tested.
  • Gather required documentation for horticultural product submission. Review the Required Documentation Checklist below to ensure you have the necessary files on hand to complete the application form. Refer to the Horticultural Application Question Descriptions list below for detailed explanations of each question that appears on the horticultural application form.

Hort Application Process Overview


  • Single Product Applications

    For single products products being submitted for qualification.

  • Family Grouping Applications

    For groups of products that contain a single LED package/module/array, a standardized set of LED packages/modules/arrays, and/or variations in standardized sets of LED packages/modules/arrays.

  • Private Label Applications

    For private labels of products or groups of products that are currently listed on the Qualified Products List.

  • Product Update Applications

    Submit a revised application to meet the most recent version of the Technical Requirements or to reflect new product information since the original submission.

  • Delisting Requests

    For submitters to request to remove products that are currently listed on the Qualified Products List.