CALiPER Benchmark Reports
To help users better compare LED products with conventional lighting technologies, DOE conducts CALiPER testing of traditional (non-LED) lamps and fixtures. Benchmark Reports provide detailed analysis of test results for both traditional and LED products for a given application, comparing a range of standard lighting measures (e.g., power usage, light output and distribution, efficacy, correlated color temperature, color rendering index). Potential performance and application issues indicated by CALiPER testing results also are examined.
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Performance of T12 and T8 Fluorescent Lamps and Troffers and LED Linear Replacement Lamps
Report includes test results and analysis for T12 and T8 linear fluorescent lamps and their commercially available LED replacements. (36 pages, January 2009)
Performance of Incandescent A-Type and Decorative Lamps and LED Replacements
Report includes test results and analysis for common omni-directional incandescent lamps (A-type and small decorative, candelabra-type lamps) and their commercially available LED replacements. (24 pages, November 2008)
- Performance of Halogen Incandescent MR16 Lamps and LED Replacements
Report includes test results and analysis for halogen MR16 lamps and their commercially available LED replacements. (23 pages, November 2008)