Committee Group: Lighting Science
Statement of Purpose

This Technical Committee reviews and approves draft standards prepared by the TPC sub-committees.

Committee Scope Parameters

  • Included subject matter: This Technical Committee review and approve standard test and measurement procedures and calculation practices for illumination characteristics of indoor luminaires, outdoor luminaires, LEDs, and other light sources.
  • Excluded subject matter: This committee does not cover specific applications of lighting test procedures.
Chairman: C. Cameron Miller
Vice Chairman: Becky Kuebler
Secretary: David D. Ellis
Treasurer: Jianzhong Jiao
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:
Documents maintained by this committee

Indoor Luminaire Subcommittee
LM-15 IES Guide for Reporting General Lighting Equipment Engineering Data for Indoor Luminaires
LM-41 Approved Method for Photometric Testing Of Indoor Fluorescent Luminaires
LM-46 IES Approved Method for Photometric Testing of Indoor Luminaires Using High Intensity Discharge or Incandescent Filament Lamps
LM-62 IES Guide for Laboratory or Field Thermal Measurements of Fluorescent Lamps and Ballasts in Luminaires

Outdoor Luminaire Subcommittee
LM-28-12 Approved Method: IES Guide for the Selection, Care, and Use of Electrical Instruments in the Photometric Laboratory
LM-50-13 IES Approved Method for Photometric Measurement of Roadway and Street Lighting Installations
LM-52-03 IES Guide for Photometric Measurements of Roadway Sign Installations
LM-61-06 IES Approved Guide for Identifying Operating Factors Influencing Measured vs. Predicted Performance for Installed Outdoor High Intensity Discharge (HID) Luminaires
LM-71-14 IES Approved Guide: Photometric Measurement of Tunnel Lighting Installations
LM-75-01 Goniophotometer Types and Photometric Coordinates

Light Sources Subcommittee
LM-9-09 IES Approved Method for Electrical and Photometric Measurement of Fluorescent Lamps
LM-20-13 IES Approved Method for Photometry of Reflector Type Lamps
LM-40-10 Approved Method for Life Testing of Fluorescent Lamps
LM-45-15 IES Approved Method for Electrical and Photometric Measurement of General Service Incandescent Filament Lamps
LM-47-12 IES Approved Method for Life Testing of High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lamps
LM-51-13 IES Approved Method for the Electrical and Photometric Measurement of High Intensity Discharge Lamps
LM-54-12 IES Guide to Lamp Seasoning
LM-58-13 IES Approved Method for Spectroradiometric Measurement Methods for Light Sources
LM-65-14 IES Approved Method for Life Testing of Single-Based Fluorescent Lamps
LM-66-14 IES Approved Method for Electrical and Photometric Measurements of Single-Based Fluorescent Lamps
LM-73-04 ANSI/IES Approved Method for Testing of Entertainment Luminaires Using Incandescent Filament Lamps or High Density Discharge Lamps
LM-78-07 IES Approved Method for Approved Method for Total Luminous Flux Measurement of Lamps Using an Integrating Sphere Photometer

Solid State Lighting Subcommittee
LM-79-08 IES Approved Method for the Electrical and Photometric Measurements of Solid-State Lighting Products
LM-80-15 ANSI/IES Approved Method: Measuring Luminous Flux and Color Maintenance of LED Packages, Arrays and Modules
LM-82-12 IES Approved Method for Characterization of LED Light Engines and LED Lamps for Electrical and Photometric Properties as a Function of Temperature
LM-84-14 IES Approved Method for Measuring Luminous Flux and Color Maintenance of LED Lamps, Light Engines, and Luminaires
LM-85-14 IES Approved Method for the Electrical and Photometric Measurements of High Power LEDs
LM-86-15 IES Approved Method: Measuring Luminous Flux and Color Maintenance of Remote Phosphor Components
TM-21-11 Projecting Long Term Lumen Maintenance of LED Light Sources + Addendum B
TM-26-15 Methods for Projecting Catastrophic Failure Rate of LED Packages
TM-28-14 Projecting Long-Term Luminous Flux Maintenance of LED Lamps and Luminaires