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Lighting

From LED lighting safety testing and lighting certification to performance testing, global market access, sustainability and beyond, UL has the lighting knowledge you can trust to be your single-source provider.

UL’s lighting services

The lighting industry has undergone major changes in recent years as new technology has developed and LED lighting technology has matured. While legacy technologies (such as fluorescent and incandescent) still retain viability, solid state lighting has become universal, and lighting control systems and IoT connected lighting both have impressive growth potential.

You probably already know UL for product safety and certification services, but we continue to innovate to meet the needs of the lighting marketplace, including offering services beyond lighting testing and lighting certification. Leverage our safety science expertise across the many lighting market segments and let us help you stay ahead of the latest industry trends. Our offerings encompass testing and certification services for ultraviolet (UV) germicidal lighting, solar and photovoltaic lighting, horticultural lighting, Li-Fi, smart lighting and controls, human centric lighting and beyond.

    Lighting certificates and solutions

    In an ever-expanding and changing industry, we can help you maximize your brand portfolio for today’s market and the future of lighting. Whether you’re looking for certification to common Standards like UL 1598, the Standard for Luminaires; UL 8750, the Standard for Light Emitting Diode (LED) Equipment for Use in Lighting Products; UL 48, the Standard for Electric Signs; or IEC 60598 standards for luminaires, or looking for help defining benchmarks where technology is ahead of standards development, we are always ready to partner with you on simple or complex projects, for safety and performance testing of lighting efficiency like Energy Star®.

    As the most recognized lighting certifier in the U.S., and an issuer of IECEE CB Certificates worldwide, UL helps lighting designers and your customers identify high quality products, and provides an important differentiator in a crowded market.

    Segmenting the lighting industry

    Our experienced team understands the increasing complexities of lighting fixtures and systems. We actively participate in training programs, standards development (UL and IEC standards), technical committees and industry working groups.

    We have trusted relationships with the entire lighting supply chain, including manufacturers, retailers, showrooms, lighting designers, regulatory authorities, government agencies and consumers. Explore our approach to specific lighting and sign segments to find resources, white papers, UL services and webinars that speak to your lighting needs.

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