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Lighting Performance

Our core services – performance testing, energy efficiency testing and claims verification – have flexible options to meet your requirements.

UL Solutions' lighting performance services  

UL Solutions’ technical experts are committed to providing performance testing services that meet the high expectations of the lighting industry. Our services are designed to support your business needs and range from UL Marketing Claim Verification, to measurement of performance and energy efficiency, to assessment of photobiological risk factors and even to the safe packaging and shipping of your products through ISTA package testing.    

We can help you to better understand your product’s performance characteristics, earn key energy efficiency certifications or differentiate your product in the marketplace with independent UL Verification. Partner with UL Solutions to leverage the advantages of:    

  • Flexible, localized service from UL Solutions laboratories across the world with performance testing capabilities       
  • Development of performance metrics as new technologies emerge in the industry
  • Verification of product, marketing or other customized claims that differentiate products in the market   
  • Flexibility to meet customer testing needs, including Ultraviolet photobiological and ingress protection testing, and other environmental measurements needed for emerging lighting technologies 
  • Evaluate and test to the requirements of Energy Star® and other efficiency programs, and qualifications for the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) and their Qualified Products List (QPL)
  • Ecodesign and Single Lighting Regulation (SLR) testing requirements for lighting and appliances

Performance Testing Solutions

Lighting performance testing and certifications

Let our performance testing experts help you demonstrate compliance with applicable industry, national and international standards, using data from an objective, independent source. We test product performance by simulating anticipated everyday usage in controlled laboratory settings, providing objective confirmation of lighting product performance claims. Our testing capabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Photometry (IES, EN, UNI)
  • Marketing claims verification
  • Competitive benchmarking
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical (vibration, mechanical shock, impact)
  • Lifetime
  • Lumen maintenance IES LM-80
  • Environmental (corrosion, dust, salt fog, chemical resistance)
  • Extreme temperatures
  • High humidity
  • Moisture/rain
  • IP/IK testing
  • UL S8001 performance testing to the ANSI/PLATO FL-1 2019 standard for portable lighting
  • Research and development (R&D) testing

In addition to performance measurements, the growing emphasis on sustainability means that you often need to meet demanding efficiency benchmarks in order to bring products to the global market.

Our energy efficiency testing services can confirm your compliance to current energy efficiency requirements in your target markets. Our global team actively participates in standards development and can help keep you ahead of the curve on new and evolving regulations and industry standards. UL Solutions has approved ENEC and ENEC+ CB Test Labs that can test lighting products, and we hold accreditation and recognitions for many regional and global energy efficiency programs including:

  • California Energy Commission (CEC)
  • The DesignLights Consortium® (DLC)
  • Energy Star®
  • Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
  • Department of Energy (DOE)

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Key resources

UL Marketing Claim Verification Low Optical Flicker

134.09 KB

UL and the DLC LUNA requirements

3.09 MB

UL and the DLC SSL 5.1 requirements

73.14 KB

UL Marketing Claim Verification for Lighting

927.98 KB

UL S8001 Solutions or Portable Flashlights and Area Lights

729.74 KB

Circadian-Effective Luminaire Performance UL Marketing Claim Verification

2.67 MB

Circadian Heat Mapping and UL Marketing Claim Verification

2.94 MB

Street Lighting Field Dynamic Measurements

1.45 MB

Global Lighting - English

5.18 MB

MCV for Color Rendition TM-30-20

3.76 MB

Horticultural Performance Certification Sell Sheet

78.36 KB

Pool & Spa Low Voltage LED Lighting

678.98 KB

Single Lighting Regulation and Energy Labeling - EU MARKET

289.58 KB

UL and the DLC Cyber Program for Qualified Products

103.41 KB

UL solutions for DLC QPL requirements

73.54 KB

DLC QPL Horticultural Lighting Info Sheet

488.94 KB

Lighting Protection Ratings Resource Card

644.59 KB

IK & IP Testing for Lighting Products

788.95 KB

Lighting Performance Testing and Certification Services

1.89 MB

Battery Run Time MCV for Photovoltaic Lighting

5.28 MB

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