Lighting equipment requirements

Starts Side Navigation Ends Secondary Navigation

Commercial lighting

The ESS Rule provides a method for up-front deeming of energy savings from lighting upgrades at some commercial and industrial sites: the Commercial Lighting Energy Savings Formula calculation method.

The ESS Rule has specific requirements for lighting equipment types that may be eligible for installation under this method. Products classified as emerging lighting technologies (ELTs) must be accepted for use by IPART before being used in an upgrade. Accredited Certificate Providers and other organisations, eg lighting suppliers, may apply to have equipment accepted. More information can be found on the Commercial lighting requirements page.

HEER lighting

The ESS Rule provides a method for up-front deeming of energy savings from upgrades undertaken at residential and small business sites, including for the replacement of inefficient lighting: the Home Energy Efficiency Retrofits calculation method. 

The ESS Rule has specific requirements for the types of lighting equipment that may be installed under this method. Certain lighting products must be accepted for use by IPART before being used in an upgrade.  

More information on how Accredited Certificate Providers can apply to have equipment accepted can be found on the HEER method lighting requirements page.

PIAM&V / MBM lighting

The ESS Rule provides methods to calculate energy savings from upgrades at commercial and industrial sites, including upgrades of inefficient lighting: the Project Impact Assessment with M&V method and Metered Baseline Methods

The ESS Rule has specific requirements for lighting equipment types eligible for installation under this method.  Certain lighting products must be accepted for use by IPART before being used in an upgrade.  

More information on how Accredited Certificate Providers can apply to have equipment accepted can be found on the PIAM&V and MBM lighting requirements page.