This document presents a list of all the changes made to the Quality Standards over time. Table 1 describes the changes made to the standards for pico-PV products (products with a peak PV power of 10 W or less). Table 2 describes the changes made to the standards for solar home system (SHS) kits (products … Read More
Resource Type: Quality Standards and Policies
This document provides a series of illustrative examples for an updated fee structure for Lighting Global Quality Verification Services, effective October 16, 2019.
This document contains a list of frequently asked questions for Lighting Global Quality Assurance Quality Verification pricing (effective October 16, 2019).
This document contains a table of fees Lighting Global Quality Assurance Quality Verification services (effective October 16, 2019) and a short explanation for each fee.
The Lighting Global Quality Assurance team held a webinar featuring its new guide to compliance and the consumer-facing information requirements in the Lighting Global Standards on 11 April 2019.This session was tailored to marketing and communications professionals who may have limited familiarity with the Lighting Global program and the Quality Standards. During the webinar, the … Read More
Market Check Testing verifies that the quality and performance of products sold in the market match the levels measured during Lighting Global program entry testing (using the Quality Test Method (QTM) and reported on Standardized Specification Sheets). The goal is to ensure the quality and performance of products in the market is consistent and matches … Read More
The following document provides guidelines for creating Lighting Global Standardized Specification Sheets (SSS) that describe the characteristics of off-grid lighting products. The goal of the SSS is to provide clear, verifiable, and accurate information on quality and performance to potential buyers, with a focus on distributors and bulk purchasing agents. Qualification Standards and Targets To … Read More
This compliance guide details the consumer-facing information that pico-solar and solar home system kit manufacturers must include in order to meet the Lighting Global Quality Standards. It is intended for marketing and communications professionals who may have limited familiarity with the Lighting Global Program and/or the Lighting Global Quality Standards. On April 11, 2019, Lighting Global … Read More
This document explains how manufacturers can obtain valid test results for use by Lighting Global from a qualified test lab, as well as how a test laboratory can become approved to produce test results that will be accepted by the Lighting Global Quality Assurance (QA) program. Product Testing Process 1) Random Sampling (Quality Test Method … Read More
This policy explains the requirements that must be met for a product with non-plug-and-play terminals to be eligible for the Lighting Global Quality Assurance (QA) program, and provides examples of acceptable and unacceptable terminals and connectors. For a product to be eligible for the Lighting Global QA program, all electrical connections, except for permanent connections … Read More