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The World for Electrical Standards is Flat

The World for Electrical Standards is Flat

Due to time constraints at the EE Global Conference on May 20th, Evan Gaddis had to truncate his remarks.  Included below is the full text of his speech: The World is Flat Evan R. Gaddis address to the EE Global Conference May 20, 2013   Thank you.  It’s an honor to be part of this panel and to have the opportunity to address this distinguished audience today.  I want to start out by thanking EE Global for the invitation and give a nod to the sponsors who’ve helped Read more [...]
Standards Harmonization Good for Growth of Solid State Lighting

Standards Harmonization Good for Growth of Solid State Lighting

Recently, NEMA published SSL 4-2012, SSL Retrofit Lamps: Suggested Minimum Performance Requirements.  The purpose of this standard is to provide suggested minimum performance levels for SSL retrofit products. Federal programs such as Energy Star set high performance goals to encourage growth of such products, but do not provide minimum acceptance criteria for products as a whole.  Since its publication, NEMA has been approached by several organizations wishing to adopt, in part or in total, Read more [...]