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LED Lighting Facts Program

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About the LED Lighting Facts Program

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the LED Lighting Facts program is designed to provide buyers with detailed information about the photometric performance characteristics of the solid-state lighting products they buy, including lamps and lamp systems incorporating LED technology. The program’s LED Lighting Facts label provides buyers with data on the following performance characteristics:

  • Luminaire light output

  • Efficacy (i.e., lumens per watt)

  • Measured power (watts)

  • Correlated color temperature (CCT)

  • Color rendering index (CRI)

The LED Lighting Facts label presents accurate and verifiable photometric performance data based on independent testing. As such, the LED Lighting Facts label enables buyers, specifiers and consumers to review and evaluate the photometric characteristics of individual LED lighting products, and to select those products that are most appropriate for use in specific applications. By providing buyers with essential performance information, lighting products that bear the LED Lighting Facts label have a competitive advantage over otherwise similar lighting products.

TÜV SÜD testing and certification services for lighting products

TÜV SÜD is an approved testing laboratory under the U.S. Department of Energy’s LED Lighting Facts program, and a recognized Testing Laboratory and Certification Body under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program. We offer a comprehensive suite of testing and certification services on the regulations, standards and voluntary energy efficiency and performance programs applicable to LEDs and all types of lighting products.

TÜV SÜD technical experts can also assist in product design and development, quality testing, environmental certification and transport monitoring, and can provide customized services in support of global supply chain activities. The TÜV SÜD blue octagon certification mark is globally recognized as a symbol of product safety.


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