Electronic Products & Technology

NEMA releases LED replacement standard

April 13, 2021  EP&T Magazine

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA LL 10-2020 Replacing HID Lamps with LED Lamps: Light Output Equivalency Claims. The new standard assists manufacturers in preparing HID equivalency claims for LED products replacing HID lamps. 

“The standard provides a basis for manufacturers of LED replacements for HID lamps to claim light output equivalency to HID lamps. It also provides a means for customers to verify manufacturer equivalency claims,” says Jim Gaines, Signify North America Corp. and chair of the NEMA Light Source Technical Committee. “It solves the problem of manufacturers making different claims of equivalency for products with the same luminous flux, which has led to confusion for customers and an uneven playing field for manufacturers.”

NEMA represents nearly 325 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers that make safe, reliable, and efficient products and systems.



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