CSA Group is a world leader in evaluating, testing & certifying solid state lighting (SSL) products. We understand your testing & certification requirements and will provide you with dedicated technical representatives to see your project through the testing process from start to finish.
Manufacturers and retailers around the world look for the CSA mark to help ensure that products have been tested to applicable certification standards. Our services cover a broad range of products, including:
- LED luminaires
- LED integral lamps
- LED drivers (class 2, non-class 2 and LVLE)
- LED components (modules)
Testing & certification
We provide manufacturers with testing & certification services through an international network of facilities that delivering efficient, local services. Our years of demonstrated success in standards development allows us to test your SSL products to the applicable U.S., Canadian and international standards, helping you obtain the certification marks to sell your products worldwide.
Energy efficiency verification
CSA Group offers you a range of energy efficiency verification services for your SSL products. As a leader in energy efficiency verification, we will assess your products to either partial or full energy efficiency requirements. We conduct life testing, lumen maintenance and color, electrical & photometric testing to energy efficiency standards, including:
- ENERGY STAR®
- Design Lights Consortium® (DLC)
- California Energy Commission (CEC)
- IES LM 79 and LM 80
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
CSA Group expertise on lighting product and energy efficiency comes from over 40 years of experience in developing more than 50 related standards. CSA Group continues to work with other standards development organizations to harmonize standards, and we are partnering with industry to develop standards for the next generation of lighting products, including T-LED.
Additional solid state lighting solutions
Orb Optronix, a CSA Group company, provides additional solid state lighting solutions.