California Energy Commission – Appliance Efficiency Regulations Title 20


Effective January 1, 2018, California state-regulated LED lamps (SLED), small diameter directional lamps (SDDL), and general service lamps (GSL) manufactured on or after January 1, 2018 will be required to comply with the performance, testing and marking requirements listed in Sections 1601 through 1609 of California’s Appliance Efficiency Regulations (Title 20). More information can be found on the California Energy Commission’s website: http://www.energy.ca.gov/appliances/

Please use the following links to access Bulbrite product specific information as it relates to the CEC Title 20 regulations:

  1. Bulbrite’s Title 20 Compliant Product List
    A list of current Title 20 Compliant products that meet the standards as outlined under Title 20 State Regulated LED Lamps (SLED), Small Diameter Directional Lamps (SDDL), and General Service Lamps (GSL).
  2. Bulbrite’s Available for CA Sale Product List
    A list of current products that do not fall within the scope of the new Title 20 regulations and are therefore exempt from the regulations, which can continue to be sold in/into California without interruption.
  3. Bulbrite’s Available While Supplies Last Product List
    A list of products which will no longer be available in California once inventory of product manufactured prior to January 1, 2018 runs out. The items listed here still have remaining pre-1/1/2018 inventory for sale. Once the inventory is depleted it will no longer appear on this list and no longer be available for sale.

For additional information, please contact us at service@bulbrite.com or 1 (800) 528 – 5555.

What You Need to Know About EISA Compliant Options

There are 3 types of light sources that comply with energy efficiency standards set by EISA: Halogen, Compact Fluorescent, and LED. The following charts illustrate the specifications of each EISA compliant option and how they compare to a standard 100W incandescent and a standard halogen 90W PAR38.

Halogen Compact Fluorescent LED
Reference Model: 100A/SW 72A19SW/ECO CF23C/WW/DM LED14A19WW/D
ENERGY USED 100W 72W
28% less
energy used
23W
77% less
energy used
14W
86% less
energy used
BRIGHTNESS
(LUMENS)
1500 lm 1490 lm
less than 1% lower lumen output
1600 lm
7% higher lumen output
14W
47% less lumen output (60W equiv.)
LIFE
(3 hour/day)
2000 hrs
(1.8 years)
1000 hrs
(0.9 years)
50% shorter lamp life
10,000 hrs
(9.1 years)
5x longer lamp life
25,000 hrs
(22.8 years)
12.5x longer lamp life
RETAIL PRICE
(per bulb)
$0.70 $2.50
3.5x more
$5.00
7x more
$20.00
28.5x more
OPERATING COST
(3 hours/day at $0.11/kWh)
$12.05/yr $8.67/yr
Save $3.38/yr
$2.77/yr
Save $9.28/yr
$1.69/yr
Save $10.36/yr
TOTAL COST OF
OPERATION & LAMPS
(Over 20 years)
$248.00
(including replacements)
$223.40
(including replacements)
Net Savings: $24.60
$65.40
(including replacements)
Net Savings: $182.60
$53.80
(including replacements)
Net Savings: $194.20
FULLY
DIMMABLE
YES YES
Same
NO
Only dims down to 10-20%
NO
Only dims down to 10-20%
COLOR TEMPERATURE
(CCT)
2700-2900K 2900K
Same
2700-5000K
Same and additional options available
2700-5000K
Same and additional options available
COLOR RENDERING
(CRI)
100 100
Same
80-82
20% lower
80
20% lower
ECO Halogen Compact Fluorescent LED
Reference Model: H90PAR38FL H70PAR38NF/ECO CF23PAR38WW LED20PAR38WW/FL/D
ENERGY USED 90W 70W
22% less energy used
23W
74% less energy used
20W
78% less energy used
BRIGHTNESS
(LUMENS)
1270 lm 1300 lm
2% higher
lumen output
1200 lm
6% lower
lumen output
1200 lm
6% lower
lumen output
LIGHT INTENSITY
(CANDELA)
3200 3200
Same
390
88% less
2575
20% less
LIFE
(3 hour/day)
2500 hrs
(2.3 years)
1500 hrs
(1.4 years)
40% shorter lamp life
8000 hrs
(7.3 years)
3.2x longer lamp life
25,000 hrs
(22.8 years)
10x longer lamp life
RETAIL PRICE
(per bulb)
$6.00 $8.00
1.3x more
$11.00
1.8x more
$65.00
10.8x more
OPERATING COST
(3 hours/day at $0.11/kWh)
$10.84/yr $8.43/yr
Save $2.41/yr
$2.77/yr
Save $8.07/yr
$2.41/yr
Save $8.43/yr
TOTAL COST OF
OPERATION & LAMPS
(Over 20 years)
$270.80
Total Cost of Operation
& Lamps
(including replacements)
$288.60
Total Cost of Operation
& Lamps
(including replacements)

Net Expenditure: $17.80
$88.40
Total Cost of Operation
& Lamps
(including replacements)

Net Savings: $182.40
$113.20
Total Cost of Operation
& Lamps
(including replacements)

Net Savings: $157.60
FULLY DIMMABLE YES YES
Same
NO
Not Dimmable
(Dimmable options available
but dimming is limited)
YES
Only dims down to
10-20%
COLOR TEMPERATURE
(CCT)
3000K 3000K
Same
3000K
Same and additional
options available
3000K
Same and additional
options available
COLOR RENDERING
(CRI)
100 100
Same
82
20% lower
82
20% lower

Additional Resources

EISA Legislation Reference Guide

EISA Legislation Reference Guide

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Replacement Guide for General Service Lamps (EISA SECTION 321)

Replacement Guide for General Service Lamps (EISA SECTION 321)

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Replacement Guide for Incandescent Reflector Lamps (2009 DOE IRL)

Replacement Guide for Incandescent Reflector Lamps (2009 DOE IRL)

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Replacement Guide for General Service Fluorescent Lamps (2009 DOE GSFL)

Replacement Guide for General Service Fluorescent Lamps (2009 DOE GSFL)

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Download EISA Complaint Options Chart

Download EISA Complaint Options Chart

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Download EISA Compliant Options for PAR Lamps Chart

Download EISA Compliant Options for PAR Lamps Chart

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EISA 2007 (full text version)

EISA 2007 (full text version)

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Federal and State Regulations Update

Federal and State Regulations Update

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