Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

May 13, 2019

What Supporting DocumentationTo claim an LED lumen maintenance value for a product submission, partners must upload the following supporting documentation for verification:

1) ISTMT report in PDF form with LED drive current (if measured) and ambient temperature included in the report. Laboratory policies for ISTMT are detailed below.


2) LM-80 report in PDF form for each LED light source used in the lamp or luminaire. Laboratory policies for LM-80 measurements are detailed below.


3) Saved copy of completed Energy Star TM-21 Calculator in a Microsoft Excel file format. Save the file, using the model number being submitted to LED Lighting Facts in the filename, before uploading with other supporting documentation.


4) Specification sheet for the lamp or luminaire in PDF form with the following information disclosed:

a. The manufacturer (OEM or private labeller) organization name and brand. Organization name and brand in the specification sheet will not affect the verification process. Organization name and brand must match the LM-79 and ISTMT reports.

b. Product model number matching test report and LED Lighting Facts submission. Ordering code for a product family is acceptable if the model number in the test report and LED Lighting Facts submission is included.


c. Image or technical drawing of the product.

d. Nominal rated (or tested) initial wattage.


e. Nominal rated (or tested) initial light output.

f. Driver characteristics or compatible drivers.

g. Contact information for the organization listed in the specification sheet.


 h. Indication of warranty (if applicable).


i. Indication of variable drive current controls to maintain light output and/or colour over time (if applicable). Maximum possible increase above nominal initial wattage over the service life of the product (expressed in watts) should then be included.


This article was first published online by LED Lighting Facts

Image source: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lighting Research Center


* LED Lighting Facts encourages partners to supply as much performance data as possible. Tested case temperatures 2 & 3 are optional; however, submitting at least two case temperatures is highly recommended. If data from only one LM-80 tested case temperature is entered and the product’s tested case temperature is higher, a partner may not claim LED lumen maintenance. If the product’s tested case temperature is lower than the LM-80 tested case temperature, Tested case temperature 1 data will be used.

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