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California Compliant SYLVANIA LED Products

California Title 20 Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards ​

California Title 20 standards set minimum energy efficiency levels for a variety of products including lamps. LED lamps and retrofit kits are considered appliances in California and are regulated by the California Energy Commission Title 20 Appliance standards.​​

​What’s regulated?

​These standards cover certain lamp types including:

​​​— State regulated LED lamps (SLED) including retrofit kits with covered bases

— Small Diameter Directional Lamps (SDDL)


​The scope of state regulated LED lamps covers lamps that have:​​

— ANSI E12, E17, E26 or GU-24 base

— 200–2600 lumens (150–2600 for E12 base

— CCT between 220K and 7000K

— Duv +0.012


The scope of small diameter directional lamps covers lamps that are:

— 12V, 24V or 120V​

— ANSI pin base or E26 base​

— Non-tubular with diameter <2.25 inches

— <850 lumens or <75W AND >300 hour life​

​What’s not regulated?

​Lamps and retrofit kits that are outside the scope of the regulations (e.g. SYLVANIA Vintage LEDs with 2175K CCT, HIDr greater than 2600 lumens) 


LED Tubes (TLEDs). All LEDVANCE TLEDs are available for sale in California. 


This catalog lists only lamps that are covered by, and compliant with, Title 20 standards. ​





California Title 24 Building Standards​

Residential indoor and outdoor lighting technologies are regulated by Title 24 California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards. The standards apply to new construction and major renovation of residential, single-family buildings and multi-family buildings that are three stories or less, and residential spaces in non-residential buildings. Title 24 also includes requirements for high-efficacy light sources, commonly referred to as JA8 (Joint Appendix 8).


Note that both lamps and luminaires can be JA8 certified. LEDVANCE has several lamps and luminaires certified to JA8 and listed on the CEC certified database.