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Key Takeaways regarding the move to DLC V5.0 and V5.1

Time : 2021-01-21 Hits : 26

Rollout Timeline

V4.4 Applications still accepted until June 1st, 2020

V4.4 Products that meet V5.0 auto-update on March 30th, 2020

V5.0 Applications now accepted

V5.1 Applications will be accepted starting July 1st, 2020



DLC V5.0 Changes

Increased Efficacy (Lumens per Watt) Requirements

Now Requires Dimming Capability

DLC V5.1 Changes

Removes “In-Luminaire” Requirements for linear replacement lamps

Requires .spdx files (TM-27 files) for Spectral Data

Increased Requirements for Color Quality Metrics

Requires Color Maintenance Data (from LM-80 data)

Requires BUG Ratings (TM-15) for Outdoor Luminaires

Enhanced Requirements for the Premium Designation