Guidance for Using Allowances
This resource provides examples of the testing required to qualify products to the SSL QPL using efficacy allowances, and explains how those allowances may affect the product’s QPL listing.
- Provides four example scenarios for using efficacy allowances when qualifying products to the SSL QPL.
- Outdoor lighting design
- Effects of light pollution on wildlife
- Inequities of outdoor lighting
Webinar: Responsible Lighting at Night – Bridging the Inequality Gap
This webinar examines the societal and professional misconceptions, and safety and health implications of poor quality of light at night on marginalized communities. Panelists discuss how investments in well designed, responsible light can meet communities' needs.
- How lighting choices affect the mental health, well-being, and safety of occupants.
- The systemic choices that have led to underrepresented communities' lack of good lighting.
- Ways that light has been used in systems of racism and oppression.
Webinar: Responsible Lighting at Night – the Impacts of Light on Wildlife & Ecosystems
This webinar introduces the topic of environmental impacts of light at night on wildlife and ecosystems.
- How the National Park Services works to protect the environment and wildlife from the negative impacts of light at night.
- Large scale initiatives working to keep migrating birds safe from building collisions.
- The state of scientific knowledge and standards for enabling design solutions that minimize harm to wildlife and the environment.
DLC Member Program Summaries – Solid-State Lighting
Updated as of: 2/18/22 This list displays which DLC Members provide rebates for solid-state lighting. Please visit the program websites for additional detail.
Testing Tightly Packed Arrays of LED Packages
This resource outlines an alternative approach for thermal testing of products with tightly packed LED arrays under SSL Technical Requirements V5.1, and defines circumstances in which it is appropriate to test products using the alternative approach.
- Outlines an alternative approach for thermal testing of products with tightly packed LED arrays.
- Defines circumstances in which it is appropriate to test products using the alternative approach.
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