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NEMA Publishes tunnel and underpass lighting luminaire standard.

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Jul 18, 2012 - Published by NEMA, ANSI C136.27 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment-Tunnel and Underpass Lighting Luminaires addresses requirements or luminaires used to illuminate roadway tunnels and underpasses. Requirements in this standard are specifically limited to general attributes of tunnel luminaires. Based on state of industry, updates to referenced documents, terminal block, terms, and definitions have been made in this 2012 edition.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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NEMA Publishes ANSI C136.27 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment-Tunnel and Underpass Lighting Luminaires

Press release date: Jul 03, 2012

ROSSLYN, Va. - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.27 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment-Tunnel and Underpass Lighting Luminaires.

This standard covers luminaires used for illuminating roadway tunnels and underpasses. Requirements in this standard are limited to general attributes of tunnel luminaires due to the wide variety of designs possible. Based upon the state of the industry, updates to referenced documents, terminal block, terms and definitions have been made in this 2012 edition.

The contents and scope of C136.37-2012 may be viewed at www.nema.org/Standards/Pages/American-National-Standard-for-Roadway-and-Area-Lighting-Equipment-Tunnel-Lighting-and-Underpass-Luminaires.aspx. A hard or electronic copy may be purchased for $46 by visiting global.ihs.com, or contacting IHS by phone at 800-854-7179 (U.S. only) or 303-397-7956 (international).

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