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IEA 4E SSL Annex Conference on Promoting High Quality, Energy-Efficient Lighting

The SSL Annex held a one day conference in Sydney with presentations by the SSL Annex's Experts on a range of topics related to LED lighting, efficiency and quality. The conference gathered over 50 Australian lighting experts from industry, research and government.

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Taking advantage of the IEA 4E SSL Annex's Experts meeting in Australia, the Annex held a one day conference on 23 November in Sydney with presentations by the Experts on a range of topics relating to LED lighting, efficiency and quality. The conference gathered over 50 Australian lighting experts from industry, research and government.

Presentations covered a broad range of topics, including an overview of the Annex’s work, global lighting regulations, flicker, health effects and life cycle assessments of LED lighting. The agenda below shows the topics covered and has links to all the presentations given.

 

IEA 4E SSL Annex Conference on Promoting High Quality, Energy-Efficient Solid State Lighting

23 November 2017, Sydney, Australia 
(click here for PDF of agenda)


 

09h00 Welcome and Introduction to the SSL Annex
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Nils Borg, Operating Agent of IEA 4E SSL Annex
- Welcome and Tour de Table
- SSL Annex – Purpose, Structure, Activities Past, Present and Future

09h30 Update on the Lighting Regulatory Policy in Australia
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David Boughey, Assistant Director, Lighting and Communications, Appliance Energy Efficiency Branch, Energy Division, Department of the Environment and Energy; Deputy Chair of IEA 4E SSL Annex
- Overview of the Australian Lighting Regulations and Review
- Status of current activities, key issues and schedule / plans

09h45 International and European Lighting Policy Update
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Peter Bennich, Energy Efficiency Department, Swedish Energy Agency; also Chair of IEA 4E SSL Annex
- Summary of selected international programmes accelerating quality lighting, such as the Global Lighting Challenge and the SEAD Global Efficiency Medals
- Overview of the European Lighting Policy and Status of the Review

10h00 Interlaboratory Comparison 2017 – for Goniophotometers
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Yoshi Ohno, National Institute of Standards and Testing; US Department of Commerce
- Overview of the IC 2017, including design, methodology and test protocol- Initial work completed, findings of nucleus lab comparison, upcoming schedule

10h30 Coffee Break (30 minutes)

11h00 Health Impacts of LED Lighting
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Georges Zissis, Prof., University of Toulouse
- Update on recent Health Studies relating to LED light and the impact on people

11h30 Flicker and Temporal Light Artefacts
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Steven Coyne, Australian Technical Expert to the SSL Annex; Light Naturally
- Overview of LED light quality and issues relating to flicker and TLA
- Measurement standards, options and recommendations

12h00 Chromaticity Specifications and Colour Quality Issues
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Yoshi Ohno, National Institute of Standards and Testing; US Department of Commerce
- The new CIE colour fidelity index, the 2017 version of ANSI C78.377 with new specification for below blackbody, the problem in raising the bar of CRI and a new CIE Technical Note being drafted that relates to colour.

12h30 Lunch (60 minutes)

13h30 Smart Lighting – New Applications and Power Use
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Casper Kofod, Danish Technical Expert to the SSL Annex; Energy Piano
- Summary of report published looking at Smart Lighting issues
- Classification of services provided and typical power consumption

14h00 LED General Illumination Applications - Life Cycle Assessment
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Georges Zissis, Prof., University of Toulouse
- Update on recent Life Cycle Assessments that are looking at LED lighting products in general illumination applications; comparison to traditional light sources

14h30 Best Practices in Transforming Lighting Market
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Maureen Jorgensen, US Technical Expert to the SSL Annex; Navigant Consulting
- Summary of a broad range of projects and initiatives that have been introduced by SSL Annex Member Countries to promote quality LED Lighting

15h00 Thank You and Close

[ENDS]

About the IEA 4E SSL Annex:

The SSL Annex was established in 2010 under the framework of the International Energy Agency’s Energy Efficient End-use Equipment (4E) Implementing Agreement to provide advice to its member countries seeking to implement quality assurance programmes for SSL lighting. This international collaboration currently consists of member governments of Australia, Canada Denmark, France, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States of America. Further information on the 4E SSL Annex is available from: http://ssl.iea-4e.org/

Press Contacts:

SSL Annex Questions
Nils Borg
Operating Agent
Borg & Co.
Stockholm, Sweden
T: +46 70 585 31 74
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SSL Annex Deputy Chair
David Boughey
Deputy Chair, SSL Annex Management Committee
Australian Department of the Environment and Energy
Canberra, Australia
T: +61 2 6274 1982
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SSL Annex Chair
Dr. Peter Bennich
Chairman, SSL Annex Management Committee
Swedish Energy Agency
Stockholm, Sweden
T: +46 16 544 22 78
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