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Lumen Insights Newsletter

Lumen Insights is published for the Lighting industry by UL. This quarterly newsletter provides timely information on market trends in solid state lighting and LEDs, energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR® programs, environmental regulations, and global standards and compliance issues.

ISSUE 4 (Year-End Issue) | 2013

  • Lighting for Tomorrow Winners Announced
  • Xicato Chooses UL for Exclusive LM-79 LED Luminaire Testing Program
  • The Product Mindset
  • Standards Corner
  • Knowledge Solutions
  • See you Next Year
  • ENEC Plus
  • Decorative Lighting Strings
  • 2013 National Christmas Tree Lighting
  • UL 8750 Standard for LED Equipment: Upgrading a UL 60950-1 or UL 1310 Power Supply
  • Canada Proposes Amendments to Align with U.S. Light Bulb Standards
  • New EMC Standard for China CCC Mark
  • Mexico Moves Towards Energy Efficiency Certification
  • UL International-Singapore Expands SPRING Scope to Include Lighting
  • UL LED Roadshows Sweep Across China
  • FREE GMA Webcast Available Through February 8, 2014
  • A Letter from Todd

ISSUE 3 | 2013

  • Intelligent Lighting Systems
  • File Conversion Program
  • Photovoltaic LED Electric Signs
  • UL Launches New Education Program: The "ABCs" of Product Safety and Compliance
  • Enhanced UL Marks Deliver More
  • 2013 ALA (American Lighting Association) Annual Conference
  • LightSmartTM App Adds ROI and CO2 Footprint Calculator
  • Standards Corner
  • Zhaga Authorized Services
  • Energy Efficiency Update
  • LEDs Magazine GMA (Global Market Access) Webcast presented by UL
  • A Letter from Todd

Issue 2 | 2013


  • UL Selected as Authorized Standard Developer for Canada
  • Characteristics of Defined-fit Systems for Residential Lighting
  • UL 48 SignSmart Guide
  • Standards Corner
  • Zhaga Interface Specification Development Update
  • Late Breaking News: Performance Exclusives (5-day LM-79 and 7-day DLC TAT promotions, UL at LightFair, UL Acquires Testtech Laboratorios
  • A Letter from Todd

Issue 1 | 2013

Welcome to our first edition of the new Lumen Insights! As the lighting industry continues its evolution, so too does UL. Regarding our flagship newsletter, we have transitioned to a more comprehensive quarterly publication, bringing added technical information in three key lighting industry segments: Consumer, Professional, and Components & Accessories. We are very excited for the year ahead, which includes launching our 2013 UL Lighting Roadshows which will be coming to an area near you. These events promise to be packed with vast amounts of valuable information from leading UL and Industry experts.

  • UL Engages with Emerge Alliance
  • DALI Consortium Gains Momentum
  • LED Retrofit Kits for Signs and Luminaries
  • Energy Efficiency Update
  • Is the Future Bright for the California Quality Lamp?
  • Global Market Access Updates
    • Customs Union Regulation
    • Reduced Testing of a Sample Effective 2013
  • UL Lighting Roadshows 2013
  • New Approach to Quality Control for UL Sign Shops
  • Standards Corner
  • FTC Green Guides

November / December 2012: Eleven New Category Specifications for ...

  • Eleven New Category Specifications for Commercial SSL Luminaire Qualification
  • Lighting for Tomorrow, 2012 Winning Entries
  • U.S. Installation Codes and Lighting Technology
  • New! UL White Paper, Safety and Functional Considerations for Retrofitting Fluorescent Luminaires for LED Lamp Replacement
  • UL Adds 25,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Capability
  • UL in the News

September/October 2012: ALA Special Edition

  • OLEDs Illuminate a New Path to Bi-National Standards Development
  • UL expands Capabilities for IECEE CB Scheme Testing in North America
  • LightSmartTM Enhancements!
  • LFT Winners Provide Value to Customers
  • LED Roadshow On-Demand
  • ALA Annual Conference 

July/August 2012: Training Without Travel

  • Training Without Travel: LED Training on Your Schedule
  • UL Unveils New Signs Variation Notice (VN) Education Program
  • New UL State-of-the-Art Lab in Europe
  • Grand Opening of UL Performance Lighting Test Lab in Allentown, PA
  • UL and Lighting for Tomorrow
  • Lightfair iPad Winner


May/June 2012: Meeting the Market Needs for Safety and Efficiency

  • Remote LED Drivers Make for Easier Sign Maintenance
  • Meeting the Market Needs for Safety and Efficiency
  • Energy Efficiency News Updates
  • Come See Us - Virtual LED Roadshow

March/April 2012: Department of Energy Efficiency Updates

  • Department of Energy LED Lighting Facts Program Update
  • UL Lighting Sciences Completes Accreditation/Recognition
  • Keeping Up With LED Technology
  • Global Standards Update: Are you Ready?
  • Come See Us

January / February 2012: UL Offers LightSmart

  • Zhaga - Where are we Today?
  • OLEDs are Here
  • Lighting for Tomorrow Competition


November / December 2011: UL Teams Up with Labsphere

  • New Lighting Web Site Launched
  • Optical Testing for the Emerging LED Market
  • ENERGY STAR® Progress
  • New Mexican Law for Sustainable Use of Energy
  • LED Safety Standards Across North America
  • China Incandescent Phase Out
  • Environmental Product Declaration
  • Zhaga and UL
  • UL Presents the "Smart Grid Home " at the 2012 International CES®


September/October 2011: Lighting for Tomorrow

  • UL joins ALA and CEE as organizers for Lighting for Tomorrow Competition
  • A Brighter Future: UL and Lighting Showrooms
  • Standards Update: Safety and Energy Efficiency
  • UL and LEED

July/August 2011 LED Retrofit Kits

  • LED Retrofit Kits: New Standard UL1598c
  • LED Retrofit Kits: New Standard UL1598c
  • Standards Updates in Energy Efficiency
  • UL University Training Programs

May/June 2011: LED Package Recognition

  • UL 8750 Fire Enclosure Requirements
  • Making Serious Light of Metals
  • The Blue Light Hazard

Mar/Apr 2011


  • UL Acquires Lighting Sciences, Inc.
  • UL Power + Light Certification Program
  • UL's Data Acceptance Program Updates
  • UL's Data Acceptance Program Updates

Jan/Feb 2011


  • UL and CEC Title 24 Requirements
  • 2011 LED Roadshows
  • LTL Earns IAS Accreditation
  • LEDs Magazine and UL Webcast on ENERGY STAR(R)
  • Are you Safety Smart?

2010 Issues


October 2010

  • The ABCs of Photometric Testing
  • State of Energy Programs and China Performance Testing
  • Customer Focused: Conditions of Acceptability, Component Replacement, Designing for Compliance UL8750

July 2010

  • Photobiological Testing
  • Customer Focused: Variation Notice Update, Online-RFQ Update
  • Lightfair 2010: Keeping the world safe for (from?) LEDs
  • Standards Development Process: UL8750 Standards Technical Panel, UL Environment Standards in Development

April 2010

  • New LED Standard UL 8750 Released
  • UL Bolsters Capability for Energy Efficiency
  • Changes Coming to UL's Sign Certification Program
  • Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid State Lighting Design Competition