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February 6, 2013 - NEMA published ANSI C136.23-2012 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Enclosed Architectural Luminaires, which covers physical, operating, maintenance, and light distribution features that permit use of architectural luminaires in roadway applications. Standard covers side-mounted, square, rectangular, cylindrical, spherical, and other types of decorative and nostalgic styles considered to be significant deviation from cobra head style covered in ANSI C136.14.

NEMA Publishes ANSI C136.23-2012 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment-Enclosed Architectural Luminaires


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Press release date: January 30, 2013

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.23-2012 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Enclosed Architectural Luminaires.

ANSI C136.23-2012 covers physical, operating, maintenance, and light distribution features that permit use of architectural luminaires in roadway applications when so specified. The architectural luminaires covered by this standard include side-mounted, square, rectangular, cylindrical, spherical, and other types of decorative or nostalgic historical style luminaires that are considered to be any significant deviation from the luminaire style that has evolved in the industry as predominantly (commonly) known as the “cobra head” style covered in ANSI C136.14.

This standard was updated to reflect current industry practices and to realign with other C136 standards.

ANSI C136.23-2012 is available in electronic or hardcopy format for $45. To purchase, visit NEMA’s website or contact IHS by phone at 800-854-7179 (within the U.S.) or 303-397-7956 (international), or visit global.ihs.com.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.

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