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NEMA White Paper describes fluorescent/LED dimming energy savings.

Press Release Summary:

Jul 23, 2015 - Published by National Electrical Manufacturers Association, NEMA LSD 73-2015 Energy Savings with Fluorescent and LED Dimming describes signal path from user control input through control wiring, ballast or driver, and lamp or LED module. This white paper also explains factors affecting energy consumption and savings, efficacy, and user experience at each stage. This document is available for download on NEMA's website.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

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

Press release date: Jul 21, 2015

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 wiring, ballast or driver, and lamp or LED module. It also explains factors that affect energy consumption and savings, efficacy and user experience at each stage.

NEMA LSD 73-2015 was developed by the Ballast and Drivers Section and the Lighting Controls Section. It discusses the relationship between the control input voltage and overall energy consumed by these ballasts and drivers.

NEMA LSD 73-2015 may be downloaded free of charge 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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