Energy Star Lighting Verification Program (Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting)

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The Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting (PEARL) is a watchdog program. It was created in response to complaints received by utility program managers about the performance of certain Energy Star lighting products being promoted within their service territories and the lack of a self-policing mechanism within the lighting industry that would ensure the reliability of these products and their compliance with ENERGY STAR specifications. To remedy these problems, PEARL purchases and tests products that are available to the consumers in the marketplace. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) tests the selected products against the corresponding Energy Star ... continued below

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O'Rourke, Conan & Zhou, Yutao March 1, 2006.

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The Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting (PEARL) is a watchdog program. It was created in response to complaints received by utility program managers about the performance of certain Energy Star lighting products being promoted within their service territories and the lack of a self-policing mechanism within the lighting industry that would ensure the reliability of these products and their compliance with ENERGY STAR specifications. To remedy these problems, PEARL purchases and tests products that are available to the consumers in the marketplace. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) tests the selected products against the corresponding Energy Star specifications. This report includes the experimental procedure and data results of Cycle Three of PEARL program during the period of October 2002 to April 2003, along with the description of apparatus used, equipment calibration process, experimental methodology, and research findings from the testing. The products tested are 20 models of screw-based compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) of various types and various wattages made or marketed by 12 different manufacturers, and ten models of residential lighting fixtures from eight different manufacturers.

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  • Grant Number: FG26-02NT41472
  • DOI: 10.2172/881036 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 881036
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc874218

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O'Rourke, Conan & Zhou, Yutao. Energy Star Lighting Verification Program (Program for the Evaluation and Analysis of Residential Lighting), report, March 1, 2006; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc874218/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.