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NEMA Publishes Standard on lighting voltage surge requirements.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 26, 2015 - Available via downloaded and in hard copy, NEMA-published ANSI C82.77-5-2015 American National Standard for Lighting Equipment—Voltage Surge Requirements specifies voltage surge limits and testing requirements for lighting equipment. This standard, developed by ANSI Accredited Standards Committee for Electric Ballasts, specifically covers lighting equipment used for general illumination that is typically found in residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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

Press release date: Aug 24, 2015

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 developed by the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee for Electric Ballasts, and covers lighting equipment used for general illumination that is typically found in residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

ANSI C82.77-5-2015 may be downloaded or purchased in hard copy for $60 on the NEMA website.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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