IESNA LM-80-08 — An Overview of the Test Procedure and How it is Used for ENERGY STAR®

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This October 30, 2008 webcast provided an overview of LM-80-08, Approved Method for Measuring Lumen Maintenance of LED Light Sources, and how DOE's ENERGY STAR program for Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Luminaires will use LM-80 to estimate lifetime for qualified SSL Luminaires. Richard Karney, U.S. Department of Energy, began the webcast with the announcement that LM-80-08 is now available through IESNA. The test procedure can be purchased online through the IES store. Kevin Dowling, Chairman, Testing Procedures SSL Committee, presented on the specifics of the LM-80 test procedure and the changes reflected in the final version. Jeff McCullough, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, went through an overview of how the results of LM-80 are used for the DOE ENERGY STAR SSL program.

Some of the following documents are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs.

  • View presentation slides (PDF 454 KB)
  • View question and answer session responses (PDF 38 KB)