Newly JA8 Certified!

Update for the week of September 30, 2021

Moda Light and Backlight Srl join Archetype’s growing list of brands offering JA8-compliant fixtures.

Moda Light

Moda Light is an award-winning linear LED manufacturer based in Las Vegas. The innovative cove lighting systems below ship quickly and are now JA8-certified. Need to see them in real life? Let us know! Samples are readily available upon request.

Mini Cove: Moda Light’s powerfully efficient award-winning Mini Cove miniature line voltage cove system is now JA8-certified. More about the Mini:

Nano Cove: The newly JA8-certified micro-sized, 1″ profile Nano Cove fits into even the tightest cove applications. It’s a great “plug and play” alternative to tapes and channels. More about the Nano:


These innovative, highly adaptable backlighting solutions from world-renowned Italian lighting manufacturer Backlight Srl are now JA8-certified:

  • Flush: magnetic flush-mounted bars that provide uniform indirect light.
  • Magic Cloud: ultra-thin, made-to-measure, frameless panels of uniform light.
  • Marker: an elegant solution for lighting stairs.
  • Pill: slightly protruding, frameless rounds and squares perfect for ceilings and walls.

JA8 is just the latest step Backlight Srl has taken to demonstrate its products suitability for architectural applications in our market. Their products also bear a safety certification for closet storage areas.

Moda Light and Backlight are the latest manufacturers on our line card to achieve JA8 certification. They join a growing list of brands that have worked with the California Energy Commission to certify offerings ideal for residential projects, multi-family developments, hotels and other projects subject to Title 24’s JA8 revisions.

Below is a list to date of our brands currently offering JA8-certified options. Contact us for information about specific JA8-compliant options from each manufacturer.

Manufacturer Type of JA8-Certified Offerings
ETI SSL Recessed
LUMENTRUSS Recessed, Linear LED
LUMENTURE Recessed, Track
NO. 8 LIGHTING Recessed, Surface Mount
ONE A Recessed
VIABIZZUNO Pendant, Wall, Track
ZANIBONI Recessed, Pendant, Track, Surface Mount

About Archetype

Archetype Lighting Sales is a San Francisco-based manufacturers’ representative that connects Northern California and Hawaii’s professional trade communities with extraordinary lighting brands from around the globe. Visit our brands page for our full list of exceptional manufacturers.