Starting on January 1, 2023 Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and New Jersey will be enforcing a sales ban of high CRI (color rendering index) linear fluorescent lamps that do not meet the current Federal Department of Energy’s efficiency requirements. These four states now join Vermont, Hawaii, Colorado, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia that have enacted similar laws and regulations banning the sale of high CRI linear fluorescent lamps. The lamps impacted by the state bans include 4-foot T8 & T12 lamps, T12 Ubent lamps, and 8-foot T12 lamps. Some of the states will ban the sale of coated fluorescent lamps as well as high-output 8’ lamps.
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