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|Australia and New Zealand||AS 4934.2-2011 - Incandescent lamps for general lighting services - Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) requirements (FOREIGN STANDARD)||Specifies minimum energy performance standards requirements for tungsten filament lamps and tungsten halogen lamps used in general lighting services.|
|Australia and New Zealand||AS/NZS 4783.2:2002 (R2013) - Performance of electrical lighting equipment Ballasts for fluorescent lamps Energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards requirements FOREIGN STANDARD||Specifies classification labelling and minimum energy performance requirements for ballasts for linear fluorescent lamps for use on 230 V to 250 V a c at 50 Hz supply|
|China||GB50189-2005 - Design Standard for Energy Efficiency of Public Buildings||Enforced on July 1, 2005 reduce lighting and HVAC energy use of public buildings by 50%|
|China||JGJ 75-2003 - Design standard for energy efficiency of residential buildings in hot summer warm winter zone/severe cold and cold zone||Target a reduction in energy consumed for air conditioning and heating and lighting|
|Germany/Europe||DIN EN 15193 "Energy performance of buildings – Energy requirements for lighting"||DIN EN 15193 was devised to establish conventions and procedures for estimating the energy requirements of lighting in buildings and to give a methodology for a numeric indicator of energy performance of buildings.|
|India||Energy Conservation Building Code 2007||Holistic building energy code with information on MEPS standards for DX equipment|
|International||IEC/PAS 62612: Performance requirements for self-ballasted LED lamps for general lighting||Standards for LED lighting|
|Japan||Criteria for Clients on the Rationaliza-tion of Energy Use for Buildings (CCREUB) and Crite-ria for Clients on the Rationalization of Energy Use for Houses (CCREUH)||Energy Codes for Commercial and Residential Buildings with guidelines for efficient HVAC systems|
|Japan||Design and Construction Guidelines on the Rationalization of Energy Use for Houses (DCGREUH)||Energy Codes for Residential Buildings (Houses)|
|UK||CIBSE Commissioning Code L: Lighting||CIBSE Commissioning Code L presents current standards of good commissioning practice in the form of recommendations and guidance.|
|UK/Europe||BS EN 15251:2007 - Indoor environ-mental input parameters for design and assessment of energy perfor-mance of buildings addressing indoor air quality, thermal environment, light-ing and acoustics (British Standard)||This European Standard specifies the indoor environmental parameters, which have an im-pact on the energy performance of buildings.|
|UK/Europe||BS EN 15193:2007 Energy perfor-mance of buildings. Energy require-ments for lighting||This European Standard specifies the calculation methodology for the evaluation of the amount of energy used for indoor lighting inside the building and provides a numeric indicator for lighting energy requirements used for certification purposes.|
|UK||CIBSE Lighting Guide 1-13||Lighting guides for various purposes|
|USA||California Energy Commission – 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Non-residential Buildings. (The new 2013 Standards will go into effect on July 1, 2014)||Provides minimum energy performance standard for cooling and associated ventilation equipment, lighting etc.|
|USA||ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-07 Users Manual: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings||Provides energy efficiency measures for lighting such as controls etc. and also benchmarks for Lighting Power Density (W/m2) for different indoor and outdoor spaces/purposes.|
Various codes, standards, minimum energy performance requirements and building energy codes provide guidance on the selection and use of efficient lighting systems. The following table gives information of few worldwide standards and codes related to energy efficiency in lighting systems.
Certification is a policy instrument that ensures energy efficient products are well represented in the market. The following are examples from Europe and the U.S.A
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) created a programme called the LED Lighting Facts program to manage user expectations and prevent the exaggerated performance claims that are often prevalent with new technologies.
On 19 May 2010, the EU adopted the Directive 2010/30/EU on energy labels for many electrical appliances and products including lights.