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CLTC Releases Nonresidential Lighting and Electrical Power Distribution Guide

Published: Mon, 03/13/2017
CLTC Releases Updated Nonresidential Lighting and Electrical Power Distribution Guide

The California Lighting Technology Center's Nonresidential Lighting and Electrical Power Distribution Guide for the 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards is now available! The guide assists builders and lighting industry professionals in navigating the nonresidential lighting and electrical power distribution portions of California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6). The updated Energy Standards took effect on January 1, 2017.  

LEDVANCE Sponsors UC Davis LED Design Competition

Published: Mon, 02/06/2017
Design Student Suhaila Sikand

LEDVANCE, maker of SYLVANIA advanced LED lamps as well as a wide range of traditional light sources, standardized luminaires and connected lighting products, is sponsoring this years LED design competition at UC Davis Department of Design.  The annual lighting design competition focuses on the development of LED luminaire design as a creative industrial design experience for undergraduates at UC Davis.  This undergraduate design class introduces learning experiences associated with product design, prototyping and innovation in the development of new LED luminaire design.

CLTC Kicks Off Life Testing for Commerical LED Products

Published: Fri, 01/13/2017
Testing rack for LED source life testing inside CLTC.

Recently, CLTC energized a round of life testing focused on evaluating commercially available medium screw base and linear LED replacement lamp solutions on behalf of the California Energy Commission! 

This work serves to provide our industry with independent lamp testing and validation in order to ensure high-quality LED lamps are identified, promoted and incentivized in the California market.  Additionally, CLTC will leverage the life testing outcomes to develop innovative design specifications and prototypes for high-quality lighting products.