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08.31.18 NALMCO Announces Release of August Issue of LM&M Magazine

Ankeny, IA |  August 31, 2018 The interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the August Issue of Lighting Management and Maintenance (LM&M) Magazine. LM&M, [...]

06.05.18 The Passing of a Legend: Bill Hanley

William “Bill” Hanley, 75, of Wyckoff, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 4th, 2018. Bill was born in Staten Island and lived in New York City before moving to Wyckoff 46 [...]

4.19.18 Standard for Single-Ended Metal Halide Lamps Includes New Ignitor Requirements and Data Sheets

ROSSLYN, Va., April 19, 2018—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C78.43-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Single-Ended Metal Halide Lamps. Developed by the ANSI Committee for Electric Lamps, this revision provides [...]

03.28.18 NEMA Publishes New Performance Requirements for Electric Lamps

ROSSLYN, Va., March 27, 2018—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C78.5-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Specifications for Performance of Self-Ballasted Compact Fluorescent Lamps. Developed by the ANSI Committee for Electric [...]

03.09.18 NEMA White Paper Explains the Fluorescent Ballast Rule

ROSSLYN, Va., March 9, 2018—Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published a white paper that explains the Fluorescent Ballast Rule and the associated measurement methods, NEMA LSD 66-2017 Understanding the Fluorescent Ballast [...]

03.01.18 NEMA Publishes Comprehensive Catalog of Electrical Standards

ROSSLYN, Va., March 1, 2018—Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association published the 2018 edition of Electrical Standards & Products Guide, a comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards and technical documents. The Guide covers [...]

08.08.17 NEMA Files Light Bulb Federal Preemption Lawsuit

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has filed a declaratory judgment action with the United States District Court in Sacramento, California, asking the court to declare state regulations preempted as provided in the [...]

07.27.17 Revised Standard on Solid-State Lighting Extends Chromaticity Range

In a revision of ANSI C78.377-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Specifications for the Chromaticity of Solid-State Lighting Products, the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78, Electric Lamps, establishes a range of chromaticity for [...]

06.26.17 HID Lamp Indexes Decline First Quarter 2017 in Year-Over-Year Comparison

NEMA’s shipment index for high intensity discharge (HID) lamps post a decline in shipments in 1Q 2017 compared to 1Q 2016 with sodium vapor posting a 22.4 percent decline, metal halide a 19.6 [...]

06.26.17 Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Decrease in the First Quarter of 2017

The linear florescent lamp index continues a downward trend, T5, T8, and T12 lamps all posted a quarter-over-quarter decrease for 1Q 2017 compared to 4Q 2016 of 0.7 percent, 3.7 percent, and 12.4 [...]

06.05.17 New Lighting Standard Outlines How to Designate LED Direct Replacement Lamps

After technical review, ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78, Electric Lamps, published ANSI C78.52-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—LED (Light Emitting Diode) Direct Replacement Lamps—Method of Designation. The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) [...]

06.05.17 Lighting Controls Association Partners with California Community College System to Offer Controls Curriculum

The Lighting Controls Association (LCA), a council of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), has announced a new partnership with the California Community College System (CCCS) to educate tomorrow’s electrical workforce about energy-saving [...]

04.27.17 NEMA Calls on Secretary of Energy to Complete Rulemaking for General Service Lamps

Electroindustry proposes robust national standard for LED lamps exceeding 45 lumens per watt The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has formally requested that the Secretary of Energy complete a rulemaking for general service [...]

04.27.17 NEMA Publishes Standard on Test Methods for Temporal Light Artifacts

Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA 77-2017 Temporal Light Artifacts: Test Methods and Guidance for Acceptance Criteria. Temporal Light Artifacts (TLA) are undesired changes in visual perception induced by a [...]

01.11.17 High-Intensity Discharge Lamps Standard Now Available

Today, a new version of ANSI C78.380 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—High-Intensity Discharge Lamps was released by ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78, as announced by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). This [...]

01.11.17 High-Intensity Discharge Lamps Standard Now Available

Today, a new version of ANSI C78.380 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—High-Intensity Discharge Lamps was released by ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78, as announced by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). This [...]

01.11.17 NEMA Publishes Comprehensive Catalog of Electrical Standards: 2017 ESPG

Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association published the 2017 edition of its Electrical Standards & Products Guide (ESPG), a comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards as well as an extensive directory of manufacturers [...]

11.09.16 ANSI C78 Committee Revises ANSI C78.1195 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Double-Capped Fluorescent Lamps—Safety Specifications

Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78 revised ANSI C78.1195 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Double-Capped Fluorescent Lamps—Safety Specifications. Adopted by ANSI ASC C78 as a [...]

10.08.16 ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78 Revises ANSI C78.81-2016 American National Standard for Electric Lamps

ANSI C78.81 sets forth the physical and electrical characteristics of the principal types of fluorescent lamps intended for application on conventional line frequency circuits and electronic high-frequency circuits. The National Electrical Manufacturers Association [...]

07.29.16 NEMA Publishes NEMA LSD 23-2016 Recommended Practice—Lamp Seasoning for Fluorescent Dimming Systems

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA LSD 23-2016 Recommended Practice—”Lamp Seasoning for Fluorescent Dimming Systems.” This paper provides a recommended practice to season lamps for fluorescent dimming systems. This paper is [...]

07.29.16 Forest Lighting Parent Company, MLS, In Consortium Announcing Plans To Acquire Osram Ledvance Lighting Business

MLS, parent company of Atlanta-based Forest Lighting USA, has announced it is part of a consortium that plans to acquire Osram’s Ledvance lighting business. Osram said in 2015 it intended to sell its [...]

07.16.16 ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C82 Revises ANSI C82.3-2016 Reference Ballasts for Fluorescent Lamps

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C82 revised ANSI C82.3-2016 Reference Ballasts for Fluorescent Lamps. This standard describes the essential design features and operating characteristics of reference [...]

07.16.16 ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 Publishes ANSI C136.49-2016 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 published ANSI C136.49-2016 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Plasma Lighting. This new standard defines the electrical and [...]

06.22.16 NEMA Publishes NEMA LSD 74-2016 Considerations of Field LED Driver Replacement

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA LSD 74-2016 Considerations of Field LED Driver Replacement. This new white paper discusses issues related to the field replacement of drivers in LED lighting fixtures, [...]

05.17.16 Electrical Manufacturers Present Pro-consumer, Energy-Efficient Solutions for DOE Light Bulb Rule

NEMA says government would disrupt a rapid market transition already taking place ROSSLYN, VA—In written comments filed with the U.S. Department of Energy by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), U.S. lighting manufacturers [...]