Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition

Required Documents

The following documents were used by the judges to evaluate the entries.

  • Luminaire photometric reports conducted according to LM-79 from an independent testing lab.
    • IES LM-63 formatted test report following IES LM-79 and testing report provided by independent lab.
    • Integrating sphere output report showing luminaire CRI, CCT, and spectral power distribution.
  • Color consistency specification statement.
  • Luminaire specification sheet.
  • Full published LED data sheet.
  • Luminaire depreciation test data or LM-80 data from chip manufacturer.
  • Product photo or schematic showing temperature measurement point (TMP).
  • Other documentation substantiating life claims as deemed appropriate by the entrant.
  • Driver specification sheets.
  • Dimming interface specification sheet (dimming entries).
  • Installation/serviceability instruction sheet.
  • Product warranty statement.
  • End-of-life policy statement.
  • Product photos.
  • Marketing materials.

Indoor Competitions

Evaluation Highlights

Past Competitions


NGL Judging Process
Behind the Scenes Videos

2015 Competition

2014 Competition


Please send questions to: .

Competition Partners