Quality Benchmarks for LED Luminaires

Course Summary

LED luminaires have great potential for long life, low maintenance, and reduced energy consumption as compared to legacy lighting technologies. The component architecture of LED luminaires, however, creates new selection criteria. This presentation discusses industry benchmarks for LED luminaire quality including useful fixture life, serviceability, and performance.


Learning Objectives

Attendees will:

  • Know how to compare luminaire lifetimes using lumen maintenance, LM79, LM80, and TM21 test results

  • Understand the impact of operating temperature on driver performance, LED performance, and color shift

  • Evaluate and compare serviceability including ease of access and replacement parts

  • Understand the difference between performance-based and component-failure-based warranties

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