Energy Efficient Lighting Testing and Certification

BACL is one of the world’s leading lighting product testing laboratories and lighting product certification bodies.  We are headquartered in Sunnyvale California (in the heart of the Silicon Valley), with lighting test laboratories and lighting certification bodies located in Sunnyvale California, and in Shenzhen, Kunshan, and Dongguan (all in the Peoples Republic of China). Our Lighting product-related Testing Services are all ISO/IEC 17025-accredited and our Lighting Product Certification Services are all ISO/IEC 17065-accredited. In particular, we provide the following Testing and Product Certification Services:

Lighting Energy Efficiency Testing and Certification:

–    Energy Star® (for the USA and Canada)

–    California Energy Commission (CEC)

–    Design Lighting Consortium [DLC] ( world-wide)

–    EnerGuide (for Canada)

–    CE ErP Directive(for Europe)

–    Lighting Fact Labeling (for the USA and Canada)

–    DOE Department of Energy(USA)

–    Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Act [VEET] Scheme (for Australia)

–    IPART Scheme Lighting Requirement (for Australia)

–    GEMS/MEPS (for Australia and New Zealand)

–    SASO 2870 (for Saudi Arabia)

–    Inmetro Ord. No.389 (for Brazil)

Lighting Electrical Safety (for the USA and Canada) Testing and Certification:

–    UL 1598, CSA C22.2 No.250.0 (for Luminaires)

–    UL 1598C , CSA C22.2 No.250.1 (for LED retrofit Kits)

–    UL 8750, CSA C22.2 No. 250.13(for LED Module)

–    UL 1993, CSA C22.2 No.1993 (for LED Lamps)

–    UL 153 , CSA C22.2 No.250.4(for Portable Luminaires)

Lighting Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Testing and Certification:

–    FCC Part 18 (for RF Excited Lighting approvals in the USA)

–    FCC Part 15B (for LEDE Lighting approvals in the USA)

–    CISPR 15 / EN 55015 (Lighting Emissions Testing for Europe and many Asian Nations)

–    IEC / EN 61547 Lighting Immunity Testing for Europe and many Asian Nations)

BACL routinely performs Energy Efficient Lighting Testing in accordance with the following Standards:

–    LM-79

–    LM-80

–    LM-82

–    LM-84

–    DOE 10 CFR Part 430

–    DLC V4.3 and DLC Draft V4.4

–    CEC Title 20

–    CEC Title 24

–    CEC Lamp V3.0

BACL Sunnyvale’s customized Energy Efficient Lighting Test Facilities include: the largest Goniophotometer on the west-coast of the USA, two HALT/HASS Temperature Chambers for testing LED lighting Arrays, three Integrating Spheres (the largest of which is 2 m in diameter), and a long-term lighting burn-in laboratory.  BACL Sunnyvale’s custom Lighting EMC testing facilities include a 10 metre RF Anechoic Chamber and a 2 m Diameter Van Veen Loop (each with a full suite of instrumentation).  Additionally BACL Sunnyvale has a comprehensive, full-service electrical safety laboratory that is equipped to handle lighting and luminaires.

BACL’s Test Laboratories in China have customized Energy Efficient Lighting Test Facilities that include: 2 of the largest TYPE C Goniophotometers, 20 HALT/HASS Temperature and LM-80 Test Chambers for testing LED Lighting Arrays/Packages, 13 Integrating Spheres (ranging in size from 0.3 m to 2.0 m in diameter), 1 IEC 62471/62778 Photo-biologics Test System, and a long-term lighting burn-in laboratory that has a maximum capacity of 60,000 lamps.  BACL’s Test Laboratories in China also have the following custom Lighting EMC and safety testing facilities:  a 10 metre RF Anechoic Chamber and a 2.0 m Diameter Van Veen Loop (each with a full suite of instrumentation), and a comprehensive, full-service electrical safety laboratory that is equipped to handle lighting and luminaires.