January 2013 Blog Posts

Proposed Changes to R&TTE Directive for Radio Equipment Include New Name & Requirements

The Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Compliance Association (R&TTE CA) met in December in Malaga, Spain to discuss proposed revisions to the R&TTE Directive, which is being renamed the Radio Equipment (RE) Directive. At the meeting, MET Laboratories was approved as a R&TTE Compliance Association member.  (This is unrelated to R&TTE Notified Body status –... Read More

Top 10 Compliance Today Blog Posts for Electrical Compliance Engineers in 2012

The Compliance Today blog for electrical product manufacturer compliance engineers saw a significant jump in readers and subscribers in 2012.  Following were the most popular 2012 posts, by pageviews. RTCA/DO-160G is Latest Version for Testing of Airborne Equipment, But Not the Only Choice  UL1604 to Be Replaced by ANSI/ISA 12.12.01-2000 for Hazardous Locations Certification  2011... Read More

Luminaires Manufacturers Get New ENERGY STAR Certification Resources

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has posted new materials that aid in the testing and certification of lighting products for ENERGY STAR: Certifying Luminaires – Utilizing the Certified Subcomponent Database (CSD) This document helps luminaire manufacturers select components for ENERGY STAR fixtures. Items listed on the CSD have already been tested for photometric, life... Read More