Sponsor News 2017

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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 [...]