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“Diary of an LED Skeptic”

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As Presented By:  As Presented By: Barbara Cianci Horton, LC, IALD, IESNA Principal – Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design LEDucation 5   –

March 16th, 2011 New York, NY

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Diary y of an LED Skeptic p Barbara Horton, IALD, IES, LC Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design Inc Inc.

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Next Generation Luminaires Overview

Purpose p  The Next Generation Luminaires™ (NGL)  Solid State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition  Created to recognize and promote excellence in the design off energyenergy-efficient ffi i t LED commercial i l lilighting hti lluminaires. i i

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Competition p Partners  Illuminating Engineering Society  International Association of Lighting Designers  U.S. Department of Energy, Solid State Lighting

International Association of Lighting Designers

IALD

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Next Generation Luminaires Competition p Overview

Now in its’ third year, NGL was created to recognize and promote excellence in the design of energyenergy-efficient LED commercial lighting luminaires.

Over hundreds of winners and recognized products have been showcased h d tto d date. t

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Next Generation Luminaires Competition p Overview

Judges – from across the architectural lighting design community Creating a diverse panel of experts who: - design - specify - evaluate - research - and d write it about b t commercial i l SSL lluminaires. i i

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Next Generation Luminaires Overview Judges (2008--2010) (2008

Robert Berger – ITL Jeff Brown – LD David Brumbelow – LD Mary Matteson Bryan – PGE Nancy Clanton – LD Lara Jacobson – Distributor Barbara Horton – LD Kevin Houser – LD/Educator Chi IIsraell – LD Chip Avi Mendall – LD Melanie Taylor – LD Jeff McCullough – PNNL Charles Thompson – LD Michael Hennes – LD Frank Florentine – LD Gregg Ander – LD Ron Kurtz – LD Stefan Graf – LD Samantha La Fleur – LD John Gebbie – Systems integrator Michael Grather – LTL Glen Heimmiller – LD David Malmam – LD

Steering Committee

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IESNA Dan Blitzer Nancy Clanton - representing IESNA Kevin Houser IALD Mellissa Hertel Avi Mendall Melanie Taylor Barbara Horton DOE y Ruth Taylor Terry Shoemaker

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Competition History 2008 188 intents to submit 68 entries judged 22 winners (3 best in class) 2009 265 intents to submit 126 entries judged 47 winners (4 best in class) 2010 328 intents to submit 138 entries judged 37 winners (4 best in class)

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Judging Process 

Over 140 products this year

Presented at Research Triangle Park, NC in Underwriters Laboratory

3 weeks k iinstalling t lli products d t b by category

Grouped by application

Independent evaluation of the products

Blind Evaluation of products

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Criteria in Evaluation               

Assess lighted performance Appearance Construction Photometric data LM-79 and LM 80 test reports Color rendering CCT – color appearance Illuminance Energy Efficiency Lumens/Watt Product depreciation LED data sheets Driver specifications Serviceability/replacement Dimmability Cost

Bonus Points    

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Adjustability/Flexibility Dark Sky –BUG rating Innovation No off state Power Use

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Scoring System

Entry # Category

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Color appearance

Color rendering

Illuminance

Luminance/ Uniformity

Serviceability/ Replacement

Dimmability

Aesthetic Appearance

Cost

Adjustability/ Flexibility

Innovation

Dark Sky Friendly

Other

Score 0-4

Score 0-4

Score 0-4

Score 0-4

Score 0-4

Score 0-4

Score 0-4

Score 0-4

Score 1-2

Score 1-2

Score 1-2

Score 1-2

Rating 0 = Not acceptable 1 = Acceptable 2 = Good 3=V Very good d 4 = Outstanding

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Award Evaluation 2 days /1 night Reviewing and rating Results summarized and ranked by PNNL Deliberation Discussion Re-evaluation e e a uat o Consensus

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Benefit for Manufacturers In--depth review/critique of their product In by a group of recognized industry leaders Constructive feedback Recognition of their design, innovation, performance

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Benefit for Specifiers  In In--depth review/critique of over 100 products by their peers  Constructive feedback to manufacturers for improvements  AtAt-a-glance l A Award/Recognized d/R i d products d t ffor th their i own evaluation

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Past Winners - Highlights

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2010 Award Winners - Highlights

Lighting Quotient

Koncept Technologies Philips Color Kinetics

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USA Illuminations

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Information about the program and past winners www.ngldc.org

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Diary of an LED Skeptic  

Diary of an LED Skeptic and NGL Update as presented by Barbara Horton – Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design at LEDucation 5 in New York on M...