Ten Labs Added to NVLAP Directory of Accredited Laboratories for SSL Test Methods

November 1, 2010

Ten laboratories have been accredited for LM-79 and/or LM-80 testing and added to the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) directory. NVLAP provides third-party accreditation to testing and calibration laboratories and accepts applications for solid-state lighting (SSL) test methods as part of the Energy Efficient Lighting Products laboratory accreditation program. DOE’s CALiPER program testing is conducted by qualified, verified, and contracted independent testing laboratories and recognizes laboratories that obtain NVLAP accreditation for SSL testing.

The following labs are accredited for LM-79 testing:

  1. Aurora International Testing Laboratory—Ohio (partial LM-79)
  2. Bay Area Compliance Laboratories Corp.—China (partial LM-79)
  3. Centre Testing International—China (complete LM-79)
  4. GE Nela Park, Product Testing—Ohio (complete LM-79)
  5. Musco Sports Lighting LLC Photometry Laboratory—Iowa (complete LM-79)
  6. OSRAM SYLVANIA, Metrology & Analytics Services—Massachusetts (complete LM-79)
  7. Philips Lighting Corporate Regulatory and Certification Lab—Kansas (complete LM-79)
  8. Spectralux Industries, Inc.—Canada (complete LM-79)

The following labs are accredited for LM-80 testing (complete):

  1. Centre Testing International—China
  2. OSRAM SYLVANIA, Metrology & Analytics Services—Massachusetts