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California Adopts New Lighting Regulations

The California Energy Commission (CEC) unanimously approved the Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations on Jan. 28, in a move that the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) says will raise the cost and lower the efficiency of LED lighting sold in The Golden State.

NEMA said the CEC approved the new regulations “despite sound and substantive policy recommendations by industry, lighting experts, and consumer groups working to ensure sustained market adoption and

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