Sponsor News 2015

Sponsor News 2015 2017-02-20T20:55:32+00:00

12.18.15 California Energy Commission Pursuing Regulatory Requirements to Mandate LED Bulbs That Are Less Efficient, More Expensive

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) called on the California Energy Commission (CEC) today to ensure that California consumers have access to the most efficient and cost-effective LED bulbs currently on the market. "Consumers [...]

12.14.15 NEMA Publishes NEMA LE 7-2015 Recessed Luminaires Intended for Contact with Expanding Polyurethane Foam Insulation

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA LE 7-2015 Recessed Luminaires Intended for Contact with Expanding Polyurethane Foam Insulation. NEMA developed this standard to define a subset of insulation contact (Type IC) luminaires [...]

12.10.15 ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 Publishes ANSI C136.38-2015 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Induction Lighting

ROSSLYN, Va., December 10, 2015—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) C136 published ANSI C136.38-2015 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Induction Lighting. This standard defines [...]

09.21.15 ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C82 Publishes ANSI C82.6-2015 American National Standard for Lamp Ballasts—Ballasts for High-Intensity Discharge Lamps—Methods of Measurement

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) C82 revised ANSI C82.6-2015 American National Standard for Lamp Ballasts—Ballasts for High-Intensity Discharge Lamps—Methods of Measurement. This standard is now [...]

08.31.15 NEMA Reaffirms ANSI C78.379-2006 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Classification of the Beam Patterns of Reflector Lamps

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) reaffirmed ANSI C78.379-2006 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Classification of the Beam Patterns of Reflector Lamps. This standard describes a system for classification of beam patterns and [...]

08.31.15 NEMA Reaffirms ANSI C78.1406-2004 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—P28 Single-Contact Medium Prefocus-Based Projection Lamps for Base-Down Operation—Dimensions

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) reaffirmed ANSI C78.1406-2004 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—P28 Single-Contact Medium Prefocus-Based Projection Lamps for Base-Down Operation—Dimensions. This standard establishes the dimensions essential to interchangeability of single-contact [...]

08.25.15 NEMA Publishes ANSI C82.77-5-2015 American National Standard for Lighting Equipment—Voltage Surge Requirements

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C82.77-5-2015 American National Standard for Lighting Equipment—Voltage Surge Requirements. This new standard specifies voltage surge limits and testing requirements for lighting equipment. ANSI C82.77-5 was [...]

08.03.15 NEMA Publishes ANSI C78.377-2015 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Specifications for the Chromaticity of Solid State Lighting (SSL) Products

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C78.377-2015 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Specifications for the Chromaticity of Solid State Lighting (SSL) Products. This standard specifies the range of white light recommended [...]

07.22.15 Grant Wright as New CEO for the OSRAM Americas Region

Danvers, MA – OSRAM, a leading global lighting manufacturer has announced the appointment of Grant Wright as CEO/CFO of OSRAM Americas and President and CEO/CFO of OSRAM SYLVANIA effective July 1, 2015. He succeeds Jes Munk Hansen who [...]

07.21.15 NEMA Publishes NEMALSD 73-2015 Energy Savings with Fluorescent and LED Dimming

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA LSD 73-2015 Energy Savings with Fluorescent and LED Dimming. This new white paper describes the signal path from the user control input through the control [...]

06.11.15 NEMA Publishes LE 6-2014 Procedure for Determining Target Efficacy Ratings for Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Luminaires

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published LE 6-2014 Procedure for Determining Target Efficacy Ratings for Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Luminaires. It was updated to explicitly include LED (light-emitting diode) technology and is [...]

06.09.15 NEMA Publishes ANSI C136.30-2015 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Pole Vibration

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.30-2015 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Pole Vibration. This is a new standard that was developed to assist the industry in reducing [...]

03.31.15 Today’s LED Linear Lighting Solutions Should Always Be Matched with Total Light Quality

Professional lighting specifiers know that today’s LED light sources have changed, and are changing, ways professional lighting specifiers think of and now use lighting itself for virtually any outdoor or interior environment and application. [...]

03.16.15 NEMA Publishes ANSI C136.14-2014 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Elliptically Shaped, Enclosed Side-mounted Luminaires

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.14-2014 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Elliptically Shaped, Enclosed Side-mounted Luminaires. This standard is useful to roadway and area lighting manufacturers, municipalities, [...]

03.03.15

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.34-2014 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Vandal Shields for Roadway and Area Lighting Luminaires. This standard is useful to roadway and area [...]

02.13.15 NEMA Publishes ANSI C78.375A-2014 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Fluorescent Lamps—Guide for Electrical Measures

ROSSLYN, VA—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C78.375A-2014 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Fluorescent Lamps—Guide for Electrical Measures. ANSI C78.375A was developed by ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) C78. The standard describes [...]

01.21.15 T12 Lamp Index Increases During Third Quarter of 2014

ROSSLYN, VA—NEMA’s shipment index for T12 lamps bested the previous two quarters by advancing 8.6 percent from the second quarter to the third. In contrast, shipments of T5 and T8 lamps decreased by 6.6 [...]

01.22.15 HID Lamp Shipment Indexes Relinquish Recent Gains

ROSSLYN, VA—High intensity discharge (HID) lamp shipments, as measured by NEMA’s HID indexes, showed quarterly declines in two of the three lamp types. Sodium- and mercury-vapor lamps slipped 8.9 and 10.9 percent, respectively, from [...]