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A presentation for. Energy Star Ceiling Fan Industry Meeting. World Trade Center, Dallas, Texas. June 24, 2002. ITS Global Network. Largest product and commodities testing organization in the world More than 2 million annual inspections, certifications, and tests performed worldwide

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A presentation for
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Energy Star Ceiling Fan Industry Meeting

World Trade Center, Dallas, Texas

June 24, 2002

Its global network
ITS Global Network

  • Largest product and commodities testing organization in the world

  • More than 2 million annual inspections, certifications, and tests performed worldwide

  • 254 laboratories around the world

  • 504 offices in 99 countries

  • More than 10,400 employees worldwide

  • Publicly offered on the London Stock Exchange

Over 100 years of history
Over 100 Years of History

  • Founded by Thomas Edison in 1896 to verify light bulbs his company was manufacturing

  • Expanded into performance testing of a broad spectrum of manufactured goods

  • First product certification program was developed with Certified Ballast Manufacturers (CBM) in 1941

Nrtl accreditation what it is
NRTL Accreditation - What It Is

  • NRTL accreditation is the benchmark for excellence for product safety certification laboratories in the United States.

  • Laboratories are accredited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 5 years, and then audited by OSHA for continued accreditation.

  • An NRTL must be qualified both to test products and to certify products.

  • Certification includes periodic factory audits to assure that manufacturers continue to produce products in accordance with the factory audit manual.

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Services Available at ITS Cortland Include:Time to Market - One Stop Shopping - All Services in One Location

  • Noise - our Acoustical department offers a fully qualified 470 cu. meter reverberation room and hemi anechoic chamber

  • Airflow - per Energy Star specification, AMCA, HVI

  • Electrical Safety - testing conducted in accordance with UL 507

  • R & D - failure analysis, life cycle, product comparison, durability

Energy star testing of lighting products
Energy Star Testing of Lighting Products

  • NVLAP Accredited Photometric Testing Laboratory

  • Regularly perform all lamp and ballast tests as required by Energy Star, including fixtures, traffic signals, & Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL)

  • For Energy Star Testing of Lighting Products:

    • All lamp and ballast combinations must be tested

    • Typical turnaround 3-4 weeks

Life Testing at our Cortland, NY Facility

Contact Todd Straka, Sr. Account Manager, for pricing: 607-758-6280 or tstraka@etlsemko.com

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Cortland, NY Facility

  • 160,000 square-foot facility on 45 acres in Upstate New York

  • 250 engineers, technicians, managers, and administrative staff

  • Facility runs 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

  • Several one-of-a-kind test facilities

  • Test facility design and construction specialists

Ensuring prompt and accurate testing and reporting
Ensuring Prompt and Accurate Testing and Reporting

  • Submit new products complete with correct model number and manual

  • Use shipping label that was provided or reference quote number on box

  • Runtime: all samples should be new, unused product. Additional runtime, other than what is already established can effect results

  • Failed units, must submit new sample for re-test light kits must be attached