Lighting and Light Bulbs

Energy Efficiency Programs for Lighting and Light Bulbs

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Program Geography Efficiency Specs

European Comission ERP Ecodesign Directive

European Union

Sets minimum efficiency requirements for light bulbs and luminaires based on lumen output  
Non-Directional household lamps (EC 244/2009):
http://www.powerint.com/en/green-room/agencies/ec-eup-eco-directive
Tertiary Lighting (EC245/2009):
http://www.powerint.com/en/green-room/agencies/ec-eup-eco-directive

U.S. Department of Energy

EISA2007
United States

EISA2007 sets minimum efficiency requirements for light bulbs and luminaires based on lumen output. After downloading the document below, go to Section TITLE III—ENERGY SAVINGS THROUGH
IMPROVED STANDARDS FOR APPLIANCE
AND LIGHTING,  Subtitle B—Lighting Energy Efficiency
SEC. 321. EFFICIENT LIGHT BULBS: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=110_cong_bills&docid=f:h6enr.txt.pdf

U.S.  EPA ENERGY STAR United States

Sets minimum efficiency requirements for light bulbs and luminaires based on lumen output and technology.

Solid State Lighting luminaires: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=find_a_product.showProductGroup&pgw_code=LF

Integral LED lamps: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=find_a_product.showProductGroup&pgw_code=LB

Version 1.0 ENERGY STAR Lamps Specification was finalized on August 28, 2013. The Lamps V1.0 specification will replace the Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) V4.3 and Integral LED Lamps V1.4 specifications on September 30, 2014. For more info, go to: https://www.energystar.gov/products/specs/node/273

California Energy Commission California

Same as US DoE but with accelerated schedule. See page 151 of regulations at:   http://www.energy.ca.gov/2010publications/CEC-400-2010-012/CEC-400-2010-012.PDF
Also see FAQ at: http://www.energy.ca.gov/lightbulbs/lightbulb_faqs.html

For LED driver reference designs, go to: http://www.powerint.com/en/applications/led-lighting