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Draft of New DLC SSL Technical Requirements Puts Focus on Metrics for Lighting Quality

The draft version 5.0 is more conceptual than technical at this point but moves the discussion toward lighting quality.

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC), Medford, MA, which manages one of the lighting industry’s qualified products lists on which many utilities base their rebate programs, introduced the first draft of the next version of its Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Technical Requirements, version 5.0, back in January. Last month the non-profit group gathered stakeholders in St. Louis for its annual meeting and discussion of the evolution of lighting requirements was front and center.

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