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May 12, 2020
  • Webinar

Safety and Performance for Horticultural Lighting

Join UL experts on May 12 at 4:00 p.m. CEST to learn more about the safety Standard for horticultural luminaires, UL 8800, and the UL S 8000, the Horticultural Lighting Performance Specification.

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Date & Time


May 12, 2020 4:00pm ECT


5:00pm ECT



Controlled environment agriculture or indoor farming has increased dramatically, providing billions of people around the world with access to fresh and nutritious food, while also supporting global sustainability initiatives. 

Luminaires and grow systems specifically designed for horticultural applications are a critical element in these innovative environments. 

None of the previously available standards and requirements for conventional luminaires and lighting systems fully address all of the unique safety and performance requirements that are applicable to horticultural lighting. 

Join our webinar with UL experts and learn how UL can  meet your safety, performance and reliability needs for your horticultural lighting products.  

The main topics of this free webinar are UL 8800, Standard for Safety for Horticultural Lighting, and UL S 8000, Horticultural Lighting Performance Specification, the unique set of requirements providing safety, performance and reliability testing specifically designed for horticultural luminaires, lighting components and grow systems. 

By taking part in this webinar, you will gain an overview of the following:

  • The standards and testing methods that are commonly used for luminaires and lighting systems 
  • UL 8800 - Standard for Safety for Horticultural Lighting Equipment:
    • Targeted scope
    • Photobiological effects
    • UV exposure 
    • Environmental considerations
  • UL S 8000 - Horticultural Lighting Performance Specification: features which are in line with DLC and offers you the opportunity to differentiate your products.

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