DOE Exhibit Offers Training at LIGHTFAIR from Vendor-Neutral Perspective

May 12, 2009

Training sessions at the DOE Solid-State Lighting (SSL) booth attracted LIGHTFAIR attendees in droves at the Javits Center in New York. LIGHTFAIR International, held May 3-7, 2009 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City, is considered the gathering place for the lighting industry in North America. Representatives from DOE were on hand at the DOE booth to answer questions and provide training sessions on a wide range of topics. The training session presentations are available for download below.

DOE’s SSL Commercialization Activities
ENERGY STAR – Version 1.1 Overview
The Race for Super Efficient Light Bulbs – L Prize
Specifying LEDs – Practical Guidance for Lighting Specifiers
CALiPER Testing Update – Replacement Lamps
What’s Next with DOE SSL ENERGY STAR Specifications
CALiPER Testing Update – Linear Fluorescent Replacements
Understanding IES LM-79 & LM-80
Learning from Critical Field Experience – Gateway Demonstrations
Qualifying for DOE SSL ENERGY STAR
Getting Involved with the SSL Quality Advocates Pledge Program
Raising the Bar – DOE’s SSL Design Competitions

Additional presentations on these topics are available in the Past Conferences section of this website at

At LIGHTFAIR, DOE also disseminated a Product Evaluation Checklist, a useful reference tool while walking the floor at LIGHTFAIR or for any LED product evaluation.