Certification

Testing and Certification of ECHONET Lite / AIF Specification

As a testing and certification body approved by ECHONET CONSORTIUM, JET provides one stop service for Testing and Certification of ECHONET Lite / AIF (Application communication InterFace) Specification to ECHONET CONSORTIUM members.

ECHONET Lite Certification/AIF Certification

About ECHONET Lite Certification

 ECHONET Lite Certification is a product certification according to ECHONET Lite Specification, which is a communication protocol standard issued by ECHONET CONSORTIUM.

About AIF Certification

 AIF Certification is a product certification according to AIF Specification, which is issued by ECHONET CONSORTIUM and defines communication interface between HEMS (Home Energy Management System) controllers and designated electrical equipment (Low-/High-voltage Smart Electric Energy Meters, Home Air Conditioner, Lighting, Fuel Cells, Instantaneous Water Heaters, Household Solar Power Generations, Heat Pump Water Heaters, Storage Batteries, Electric Vehicle Chargers/Dischargers, Package-type Commercial Air Conditioner, Commercial Showcase, Lighting system).

Certification Flowcharts

In case of parallel application for the AIF Certification (excluding “SMA apparatus” i.e. Low-/High-voltage Smart Electric Energy Meter or its opponent (H)EMS controller) and the ECHONET Lite Certification

In case of parallel application for the AIF Certification (of SMA apparatus) and the ECHONET Lite Certification

Certification Flowcharts_02

※ Following 2 flows are also applicable other than the above two cases. ①Serial application, one after another, ②Separate application to differentiate the testing body from the certification body.

Testing of ECHONET Lite / AIF Specification

AIF Certification must be issued via conformance test result conducted by third party testing body approved by ECHONET CONSORTIUM. In case of SMA apparatus, the conformance test is also needed to obtain the ECHONET Lite Certification.
JET is an approved testing body to conduct conformance tests for all of designated products for AIF/ECHONET Lite Certification.

Regarding the test facility and/or equipment in JET and those specifications, visit PDFhere (as of Nov. 1, 2017)

※ Facility, equipment etc. are subject to change. Please be advised to refer to the latest version.

Application form and Guide

JET provides the “Guide for applying ECHONET Lite / AIF certification” to ECHONET CONSORTIUM members. Please feel free to e-mail us ( protocol@jet.or.jp )when needed.

Contact

For Testing: Communication testing Group, Tokyo Lab.
TEL:+81-3-3466-5234 E-mail:aiftest@jet.or.jp
For Certification: Communication assessment Group, Robot/HEMS devices assessment center
TEL:+81-3-3466-5126 E-mail:protocol@jet.or.jp

Last Update:2017.12.25