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ANSI Standard addresses roadway and area lighting equipment.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 14, 2015 - NEMA announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 published ANSI C136.38-2015 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Induction Lighting. Standard defines electrical and mechanical requirements of induction type light sources for use in roadway and area lighting luminaires. Originally developed in 2009, this standard was revised to reflect current industry practices and provide additional clarification.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

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

Press release date: Dec 10, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va., —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 the electrical and mechanical requirements of induction type light sources for use in roadway and area lighting luminaires. Induction lighting is a class of fluorescent lamp technology, with two classes of induction lamps commercially available: toroidal (ring) lamps and re-entrant cavity lamps.

Originally developed in 2009 by ANSI ASC C136 Committee for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment, this standard was revised to reflect current industry practices and provide additional clarification.

ANSI C136.38-2015 may be purchased in hard copy or downloaded for $46 from the NEMA website.

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