Press Release Summary:
Suitable for both new construction and retrofit applications, EssentiaLine(TM) 0-10 V Ballasts are compatible with daylight sensors or wall dimmers as well as existing fluorescent lamps and 0-10 V dimming controls. Units are available in 2-lamp T8 models with .88 Ballast Factor and dim lamps from 100% down to 20% power. RoHS-compliant ballasts meet all NEMA PremiumÂ® and CSA energy efficiency requirements.
Original Press Release:
Philips Lighting Electronics Introduces New Family of Energy Saving EssentiaLine(TM) Dimming Ballasts
ROSEMONT, IL - Philips Lighting Electronics proudly announces the introduction of its new line of energy saving EssentiaLine(TM) electronic dimming ballasts, a family of products designed to make the benefits of dimming technology more accessible to professional lighting users than ever before.
Optimized to accelerate end user payback on a dimming system and lower the total cost of ownership on this investment, EssentiaLine 0-10V ballasts are compatible with daylight sensors or wall dimmers as well as existing fluorescent lamps and 0-10V dimming controls, enabling users to enjoy the key benefits of energy savings and improved light quality in office applications at affordable price points. The ballasts are initially available in 2-lamp T8 models with a .88 Ballast Factor and dim lamps from 100% down to 20% power. EssentiaLine ballasts meet all NEMA Premium® and CSA energy efficiency requirements. They also represent Philips Lighting Electronics' first dimming ballasts in the North American market to be fully RoHS-compliant.
Suitable for both new construction and retrofit opportunities, Philips Lighting Electronics' new family of EssentiaLine electronic dimming ballasts represent a simple and highly affordable approach to lighting control that will enable a broad range of professional users to enjoy the energy savings, high performance, and sustainability associated with fluorescent dimming.
For further information, please contact:
Philips Lighting Electronics North America
Tel: (732) 563-3517
About Philips Lighting Electronics North America
A leader in the ballast industry for over 60 years, Philips Lighting Electronics N.A. offers a full line of Philips Advance branded ballasts and drivers for fluorescent, HID, and LED light sources to the market's broad range of lighting fixture manufacturers and electrical distributors. For more information on Philips Lighting Electronics' complete product line and range of Smart Solutions(TM), visit www.philips.com/advance or call (800) 322-2086. Philips Lighting Electronics N.A. is a division of Philips Electronics North America. News from Philips Lighting Electronics and Philips is located at http://www.philips.com/media.
About Royal Philips Electronics
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified Health and Well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of "sense and simplicity". Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs more than 118,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of $38 billion in 2008, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at http://www.philips.com/newscenter.