Industry Reports, Research, & DLC Resources
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This is a summary of the potential study commissioned by the DLC titled "Economic Potential of Networked Lighting Controls in Commercial Buildings: Tapping the Added Value of HVAC Connections."
- Learn how integrating HVAC and NLC systems can enhance energy efficiency, increase ratepayer savings, and lower carbon emissions.
- Action items for regulators and energy efficiency programs based on the new data.
- Provides four example scenarios for using efficacy allowances when qualifying products to the SSL QPL.
This resource explains common misunderstandings of the LUNA Technical Requirements that impact application review and timing and provides information about specific items to pay particular attention to on the application form.
- Detailed information on how to ensure a complete LUNA application.
This companion to the LUNA V1.0 Technical Requirements provides a high-level summary of the key LUNA requirements that differ from the SSL V5.1 requirements.
- Summary of information needed to create a complete LUNA application.
- Eligible and non-eligible product types under LUNA.
- Required supporting documentation for LUNA applications.
Outdoor lighting ordinances, bylaws, and other community policies can help mitigate light pollution and negative impacts on wildlife, address light and energy equity issues, and provide guidance to help select products that meet the community’s needs. Written policies that specify what type of light is acceptable during nighttime hours clarifies expectations for product selection and verification. This resource was created by the DLC to provide sample language that can be used by communities as a starting point in creating their own light pollution bylaws or ordinances, and modified to meet the specific needs of the community or municipality.
In this Resource
- Provides generic language that can be included in written policies that specify what type of light is acceptable during nighttime hours clarifies expectations for product selection and verification.
Because product design and form factor can vary considerably between manufacturers and brands, the DLC requires a product image to accompany each Hort V3.0 QPL listing. This guidance document details the DLC's requirements and style guidelines for product images.
In this Resource
- Requirements and guidelines for formatting and submitting product images to accompany Hort V3.0 applications.