U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Building Technologies Office – Information Resources

SSL Luminaire Performance in the Lab: Just How Well Do They Perform?

On December 13, 2007, Mia Paget, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, gave an overview of the Commercially Available LED Product Evaluation and Reporting (CALiPER) Program, test procedures for SSL products, and recent test results. CALiPER provides objective product performance information, helping buyers and specifiers have confidence that new SSL products will perform as claimed.