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ASSIST recommends... LED Light Engines and Integrated LED Lamps

ASSIST recommends . . . LED Light Engines and Integrated LED Lamps

ASSIST recommends . . . LED Light Engines and Integrated LED Lamps

Published May 2008; Revised April 2009

This volume of ASSIST recommends provides recommended test methods and measurement procedures for estimating the performance of fully assembled LED-based light engines or integrated lamps used in decorative lighting luminaires.

The goal of this document is to encourage common, consistent methods of testing and data presentation for ease of interpretation and comparison, which will assist luminaire manufacturers in selecting suitable LED light engines and integrated LED lamps for their decorative lighting products.

April 2009 Revision: This revision deletes previously recommended testing for the “worst-case scenario” application use. It also updates the definition of LED lamp, integrated to match the definition listed in the Illuminating Engineering Society’s most recent (May 2008) addendum of RP-16-05, Nomenclature and Definitions for Illuminating Engineering.

Volume 4, Issue 1: Recommendations for Testing and Evaluating White LED Light Engines and Integrated LED Lamps Used in Decorative Lighting Luminaires  PDF (PDF 420K)


ASSIST and the Lighting Research Center would like to thank the following for their review and feedback during the initial development of this publication: Aurora International Testing Laboratory, Everfine, Federal Aviation Administration, Independent Testing Laboratories, Intertek, Lowe’s Companies, OnSpex, Permlight, Philips Lighting, Underwriters’ Laboratories, and United States Environmental Protection Agency.


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