Energy Focus, Inc. announced its new 500D series tubular LED lighting products were recently verified as “Low Optical Flicker, Less Than 1%” by UL. These products are the first in the entire U.S. to be awarded this certification of verification. UL is a globally renowned safety science company that reviews electrical devices and components. As a proud recipient of the prestigious verification, Energy Focus’ products now carry a status of industry-leading innovator of LED lighting technology of flicker-free lighting.
UL verification certifies that a scientific assessment of the products in concern has been made and confirms the accuracy of marketing claims. The verification service was created to cut down on commercial and residential energy consumption, for reduced-flicker lighting, as well as to address the increasing market demand for third-party verified flicker results. The verification process includes various tests that measures frequencies of flicker; whether flashing or blinking, higher frequency flicker and invisible flicker.
LEDs are actually capable of providing flicker-free lighting overexposure to which can cause headache, eyestrain, epilepsy in photosensitive people and especially those who come under the autism spectrum can have very serious effects due to high frequency flickering.