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Proposition 65: Your Help Is Needed

ALA is working with California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) to bring Prop 65 relief to manufacturers and showrooms.

Title 24: 2019 Residential Lighting Changes

The requirements for JA-8 high-efficacy remain largely unchanged. However, there are some items worth noting. 

Title 20 Sales Ban

Last month, the California Energy Commission (CEC) voted to ignore federal preemption and expand the definition for general service lamps (GSL). Thus, beginning Jan. 1, 2020, it will be against the law in California to sell nearly all GSLs with an efficacy of less than 45 lumens per watt (lpw).

California Energy Commission Offers JA8 Markings Guidance

In California, Title 24, the Building Energy Efficiency Standards, are updated every three years by the California Energy Commission (CEC). The 2019 version was recently completed and is slated to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.

Helpful Prop 65 Q&A for Businesses
Major Changes to Prop 65 in 2018
Questions & Answers - California Product and Building Energy Efficiency Standards
Title 24 Residential Lighting Changes
Title 20 Enforcement Compliance
2016 Title 24 Comments (15-day Language) - ALA Comments
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