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.