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Title: Energy Star Lighting Verification Program (Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting)

Abstract

The Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting (PEARL) is a watchdog program. It was created in response to complaints received by utility program managers about the performance of certain Energy Star lighting products being promoted within their service territories and the lack of a self-policing mechanism within the lighting industry that would ensure the reliability of these products and their compliance with ENERGY STAR specifications. To remedy these problems, PEARL purchases and tests products that are available to the consumers in the marketplace. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) tests the selected products against the corresponding Energy Star specifications. This report includes the experimental procedure and data results of Cycle Four and Cycle Five of PEARL program during the period of October 2003 to April 2004, along with the description of apparatus used, equipment calibration process, experimental methodology, and research findings from the testing. The parameter tested for Cycle Four is lumen maintenance at 40% rated life, and parameters tested for Cycle Five are all parameters required in Energy Star specifications except lumen maintenance at 40% rated life.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
881039
DOE Contract Number:  
FG26-02NT41472
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CALIBRATION; COMPLIANCE; EVALUATION; MAINTENANCE; PERFORMANCE; RELIABILITY; SPECIFICATIONS; STARS; TESTING; VERIFICATION

Citation Formats

O'Rourke, Conan, and Zhou, Yutao. Energy Star Lighting Verification Program (Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting). United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.2172/881039.
O'Rourke, Conan, & Zhou, Yutao. Energy Star Lighting Verification Program (Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting). United States. doi:10.2172/881039.
O'Rourke, Conan, and Zhou, Yutao. Wed . "Energy Star Lighting Verification Program (Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting)". United States. doi:10.2172/881039. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/881039.
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title = {Energy Star Lighting Verification Program (Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting)},
author = {O'Rourke, Conan and Zhou, Yutao},
abstractNote = {The Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting (PEARL) is a watchdog program. It was created in response to complaints received by utility program managers about the performance of certain Energy Star lighting products being promoted within their service territories and the lack of a self-policing mechanism within the lighting industry that would ensure the reliability of these products and their compliance with ENERGY STAR specifications. To remedy these problems, PEARL purchases and tests products that are available to the consumers in the marketplace. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) tests the selected products against the corresponding Energy Star specifications. This report includes the experimental procedure and data results of Cycle Four and Cycle Five of PEARL program during the period of October 2003 to April 2004, along with the description of apparatus used, equipment calibration process, experimental methodology, and research findings from the testing. The parameter tested for Cycle Four is lumen maintenance at 40% rated life, and parameters tested for Cycle Five are all parameters required in Energy Star specifications except lumen maintenance at 40% rated life.},
doi = {10.2172/881039},
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place = {United States},
year = {2006},
month = {3}
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