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ENERGY STAR Ballasts Certified Lighting Subcomponent Database Template

Service Method: Submit_Ballasts_CSD_1_x
Version Number: V1 Ballasts
Description: Information for certification bodies to provide to EPA on fluorescent and HID ballasts. This information is relevant to report models that are certified as meeting the applicable eligibility criteria for the ENERGY STAR® Program Requirements for Luminaires Version 1.1, including transient protection testing, electrical safety as tested by an OSHA NRTL, electromagnetic and radio frequency interference, and labeling language for mercury content. Certified lighting subcomponent data will be listed at www.energystar.gov/lightingsubcomponents. Additional instructions for submitting this information to EPA are available at www.energystar.gov/cbresources.
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Name Description Required/ Optional Multiple Select Data Type Restrictions Enumerations
ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner The ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner is the organization that has signed an ENERGY STAR Partnership Agreement and labels the model. This organization is typically the brand owner. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 80
ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner's EPA-issued Organization ID This EPA-issued ID is the number assigned to the ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner. This ID can be located via the certification body's My ENERGY STAR Account (MESA) and searching for the organization's name. R N Integer
Partner Contact Name for This Model Provide the ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner contact responsible for this certified model. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 200
Type of Transaction Include the Type of Transaction associated with the certified model. Only the options included in the enumeration list may be provided. Initial certification must only be used if the model has never been submitted and does not have an ENERGY STAR Model Identifier. Registration must only be used for select types of models where EPA allows certification bodies to add previously qualified models to their programs for purposes of verification testing only. Modification must be used for administrative changes, including rerating the model(s). Certification withdrawn must be used when the model is no longer certified as ENERGY STAR. Recertification will rarely be used and must be approved by EPA prior to the transaction. R N Enumeration Data
  • Initial Certification
  • Modification
  • Certification Withdrawn
  • Recertification
  • Registration
Reason for Transaction Include the Reason for Transaction associated with the Type of Transaction. Only the reasons included in the enumeration list may be provided. If "other" is provided, list further details in the notes field. The certification body will determine when it is appropriate to use the reasons associated with "Initial Certification," "Registration" or "Modification." The reasons "Manufacturer Voluntary Withdrawal" and "No Longer Available" may be determined by the certification body and must only be associated with the transaction type "Certification Withdrawn." For all other cases of "Certification Withdrawn" or "Recertification," EPA must determine the appropriate reason and provide direction to the certification body. R N Enumeration Data
  • Initial Certification: Model Meets ENERGY STAR Requirements
  • Registration: Included in Verification Testing Pool
  • Modification: Added Model Name/Number
  • Modification: Removed Model Name/Number
  • Modification: Changed Model Name/Number
  • Modification: Changed Data
  • Modification: Rerated Models
  • Modification: Other (If Other, List in Notes Field)
  • Certification Withdrawn: No Longer Available
  • Certification Withdrawn: Manufacturer Voluntary Withdrawal
  • Certification Withdrawn: Delisted - Issue with Partnership
  • Certification Withdrawn: Disqualified Model - Failed Testing
  • Certification Withdrawn: Other (If Other, List in Notes Field)
  • Recertification: Model Meets ENERGY STAR Requirements
  • Recertification: Other (If Other, List in Notes Field)
Date of Transaction Type This date must be the same as the date when the Type of Transaction occurred. For example, the initial certification date must be the date the certification body notified the partner of model certification. R N Date
ENERGY STAR Model Identifier ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier is a unique string of characters generated by certification bodies in accordance with EPA's ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier standard. ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier serves to distinguish models with non-identical performance characteristics. A unique ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier must be assigned to each set of performance data that represents a model. Models in a family, series, or DOE basic model group that differ by one or more performance characteristics must be assigned different and unique ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifiers. ENERGY_STAR_Model_Identifier is different from Certification_ID or Family_ID, which may apply to several models that differ in terms of reported attributes. Naming convention is as follows: ES_[[ManufacturerOID]]_[[MODELNUMBER]]_[[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]]_[[7 Digit-randomnumber]] Note : Total Max length of this must not exceed 400 characters. [[ManufacturerOID]] = Provide Manufacturer EPA issued O_ID [[MODELNUMBER]] = Provide Model Number of the model [[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]] = Create date time string in the format where MM= month number, DD - Day number, YYYY = Year number, H24 hours (0-23), MI minute number, SS seconds. This typically indicates the date of certification, but there are no validations performed on it. [[7 Digit-randomnumber]] = Provide a random number of seven digits. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 400
Certification ID Certification_ID is a unique string of characters generated by certification bodies in accordance with EPA's Certifcation_ID standard. Certification_ID serves to distinguish one or more models with differing performance characteristics under a single certification in order to track models associated with that certification. Naming convention for Certification_ID is as follows: CER_[[ManufacturerOID]]_[[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]]_[[7 Digit-randomnumber]] Note : Total Max length of this must not exceed 400 characters. [[ManufacturerOID]] = Provide Manufacturer EPA issues O_ID, [[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]] = Create date time string in the format where MM= month number, DD - Day number, YYYY = Year number, H24 hours (0-23), MI minute number, SS seconds. This typically indicates the date of certification, but there are no validations performed on it. [[7 Digit-randomnumber]] = Provide a random number of seven digits. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 400
Family ID Family_ID is a unique string of characters generated by certification bodies in accordance with EPA's Family_ID standard. Family_ID serves to identify models under the same certification that are part of the same model family, series, or DOE basic model group. Family_ID may only be included for models where the ENERGY STAR specification supports families. *NOTE* Under a single certification, certification bodies may or may not have a Family_ID listed. A Family_ID must not be listed if the certification is comprised of only a single model. If there is a Family_ID listed, all models within the certification listed must also have the same Family_ID. Naming conventions for Family_ID are as follows: FAM_[[ManufacturerOID]]_[[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]]_[[7 Digit-randomnumber]] Note : Total Max length of this must not exceed 400 characters. [[ManufacturerOID]] = Provide Manufacturer EPA issues O_ID, [[MMDDYYYYH24MISS]] = Create date time string in the format where MM= month number, DD - Day number, YYYY = Year number, H24 hours (0-23), MI minute number, SS seconds. This typically indicates the date of certification, but there are no validations performed on it. [[7 Digit-randomnumber]] = Provide a random number of seven digits. O N Text Max Length: 400
Model Name Provide the Model Name of the certified model. If the certified model is part of a model family, include the family model name. The use of wildcards is allowed, but may limit the ability to search for a specific model name. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 255
Model Number Provide the Model Number of the certified model. If the certified model is part of a model family, include the family model number. The use of wildcards is allowed, but may limit the ability to search for a specific model name. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 255
Brand Name Provide the model Brand Name in this field. To aid with consumer model searches, use consistent spelling, punctuation, and capitalization when providing brand names. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 200
Tested Model Name Provide the model name of the specific model that was tested. This will be the same as the Model Name unless this is a model family or private labeling submission. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 255
Tested Model Number Provide the model number of the specific model that was tested. This will be the same as the Model Number unless this is a model family or private labeling submission. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 255
Additional Models Represented by Family, Series, or DOE Basic Model
Additional Models Represented by Family, Series, or DOE Basic Model Additional Models Represented by Family, Series, or DOE Basic Model allows the listing of multiple additional models that are part of the same certification where performance characteristics are the same. The additional models may be identified by multiple sets of a model name and/or model number and/or additional identifying information. Each uniquely identified additional model name/number/identifier set must be listed as a separate entry within this field and must not be a comma-separated list. The use of wildcards is allowed, but may limit the ability to search for specific additional model names/numbers/identifiers. O Y
  • Additional Model Name
Provide each Additional Model Name as a separate data entry. O N Text Max Length: 255
  • Additional Model Number
Provide each Additional Model Number as a separate data entry. O N Text Max Length: 255
  • Additional Identifying Information
Provide any Additional Identifying Information associated with the Model Name and/or Model Number. The identifying information may be used by consumers, incentive programs, or retailers to identify this model or model family. This includes, but is not limited to, SKUs, UPC codes, retail numbers, and/or descriptions of models included/not included in the reported Model Family. Provide each Additional Identifying Information as a separate data entry. O N Text Max Length: 255
Is the Partner Listed the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)? Indicate whether or not the ENERGY STAR Manufacturing Partner that labels this model also manufactures this model. R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
If the Partner is not the Original Equipment Manufacturer, Who Is? In the case that the manufacturer partner listed is not the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), provide the name of the OEM. The OEM is the organization that has manufactured the model. O N Text Max Length: 80
Currently Available on Market? If model is currently available, indicate "Yes." Otherwise, indicate "No." Note that all available models are displayed on an ENERGY STAR qualified product list and are subject to verification testing. R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
Date Available on Market Date model is first sold within one or more markets. R N Date
Date Tested Date of laboratory test. If multiple test reports, provide the most recent date. R N Date
Date Certification Body Notified Partner of Model Certification. The date the certification body notifies the manufacturer that the model is certified as ENERGY STAR. R N Date
Certification Body Contact Name for this Model The name of the primary certification body contact responsible for any questions concerning the certification of the model. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 200
Laboratory
Laboratory Include information about one or more laboratories in which the model was tested. O Y
  • Laboratory's EPA-issued Organization ID
This EPA-issued ID is the number assigned to the EPA-recognized laboratory that tested the model. This ID can be located via the certification body's My ENERGY STAR Account (MESA) and searching for the laboratory's name. This field is required for all certified models. O N Integer
  • Laboratory Contact for this Model
The name of the primary laboratory contact responsible for any questions concerning the testing of the model. This information is required for each laboratory indicated. O N Text Max Length: 200
In What Markets Is this Model Sold? Models must be sold in one or more of the ENERGY STAR partner markets provided in the enumeration list. R Y Enumeration Data
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United States
Notes Provide any additional, relevant information related to the certification, including the reason for the transaction if "Other" is provided. O N Text Max Length: 2000
Ballasts_CSD info
ENERGY STAR Specification Version R N Enumeration Data
  • 1.1
Product Type R N Enumeration Data
  • Ballasts
Measured Voltage (V) Provide the voltage at which the model was tested based on laboratory reports. R N Enumeration Data
  • 120
  • 208
  • 240
  • 277
Reported Voltage (V) Provide the manufacturer rated operating voltage. R Y Enumeration Data
  • 120
  • 208
  • 240
  • 277
Compatible Lamp Technology Provide the lamp technology that the ballast is designed to run on. R Y Enumeration Data
  • Fluorescent
  • Quartz Metal Halide
  • Ceramic Metal Halide
  • High Pressure Sodium
Generic Lamp Designation/ANSI Code of Lamp Used to Test Ballast Provide the ANSI Generic Lamp Designation or ANSI Code(s) that was used for ballast testing. Test data for alternate lamp types should be listed as discrete entries. R N Text Min Length: 1
Max Length: 1000
Tested Number of Lamps per Ballast Provide the number of lamps powered by the ballast during testing. R N Integer Min Value: 1
Measured Input Power (W) Provide the measured input power of the model based on test data. R N Decimal No. of Decimal: 1
Min Value: 0
Max Value: 250
Reported Input Power (W) Provide the rated/reported input power of the model, which will appear on the CSD. R N Integer Min Value: 1
Max Value: 250
Ballast Factor Provide the average ballast factor of three samples tested based on lab reports. R N Decimal No. of Decimal: 2
Min Value: 0
Power Factor Provide the average power factor of the samples tested based on lab reports. R N Decimal No. of Decimal: 2
Min Value: 0.5
Max Value: 1.0
Current Crest Factor Provide the average ballast current crest factor of three samples tested based on lab reports. R N Decimal No. of Decimal: 1
Min Value: 0
Max Value: 1.7
Maximum Recommended Ballast Case Temperature (°C) Provide the manufacturer recommended maximum operating temperature at the ballast hotspot location. R N Integer Min Value: 1
Ballast Hotspot Location Indicate whether a diagram of the ballast hotspot location has been provided. R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
Minimum Starting Temperature (°C) Required for outdoor and indoor/outdoor only. Provide the manufacturer recommended minimum operating temperature. O N Integer
Dimmable R N Enumeration Data
  • Yes
  • No
Dimming Mechanism Indicate Dimming Mechanism used if the luminaire is dimming capable. R N Enumeration Data
  • Continuous Dimming
  • Step Dimming
  • N/A
Operating Frequency (Hz) Provide the average operating frequency of the samples tested based on lab reports. R N Integer Min Value: 120
Rated Life (Hours) Provide manufacturer's declared rated life. R N Integer
Start Time (ms) Required for ballasts that may be used with luminaires that do not ship with lamps. Provide the start time of a reference lamp in milliseconds (ms). O N Integer Max Value: 1000
Run-Up Time (s) Required for ballasts that may be used with luminaires that do not ship with lamps. Provide the elapsed time for lamps to reach 90% of stabilized lumen output of a reference lamp in seconds (s). O N Decimal No. of Decimal: 1
Max Value: 180

Information for certification bodies to provide to EPA on fluorescent and HID ballasts. This information is relevant to report models that are certified as meeting the applicable eligibility criteria for the ENERGY STAR® Program Requirements for Luminaires Version 1.1, including transient protection testing, electrical safety as tested by an OSHA NRTL, electromagnetic and radio frequency interference, and labeling language for mercury content. Certified lighting subcomponent data will be listed at www.energystar.gov/lightingsubcomponents. Additional instructions for submitting this information to EPA are available at www.energystar.gov/cbresources.