Lamp Ballasts conserve energy.

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Triad(R) high efficiency lamp/ballast system can lower energy consumption by 11% in T8 lamp applications, as compared to company's previous products. Ballasts conserve energy without sacrificing lamp life or light output and are suitable for retrofits and replacements. They operate standard or high-efficiency T8 lamps. Total harmonic distortion (THD) is less than 10%, and units are available with 0.78 or 0.88 ballast factors.



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Universal Lighting Technologies Introduces Triad(R) High Efficiency Ballasts


Lamp/ballast system yields additional 11 percent energy savings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2002) - Universal Lighting Technologies, a leading manufacturer of electronic and magnetic ballasts, introduces the High Efficiency Ballast. Co-developed with GE Lighting, the High Efficiency Lamp/Ballast System is the most significant energy-saving advancement in linear fluorescent technology in 25 years.

"With energy savings becoming so important in both commercial and residential areas, the High Efficiency ballast can significantly lower energy consumption for T8 lamp applications," explains Chris Dimino, director of electronic products.

The Triad(R) High Efficiency ballasts conserve energy without sacrificing lamp life or light output and are ideal for retrofits and replacements, providing immediate savings and quick payback. The ballasts yield an additional 3-6 percent savings as compared to standard T8 electronic ballasts.

High-Efficiency ballasts operate standard or high-efficiency T8 lamps, total harmonic distortion (THD) is less than ten percent, and are available with a .78 or .88 ballast factor.

For more information about the Triad(R) High-Efficiency ballast, fax your request to (615) 316-5146 or visit the Web site at www.universalballast.com.

Universal Lighting Technologies, based in Nashville, Tenn., has offered the most innovative selection of lighting ballasts for more than 50 years. With operations and distribution worldwide, the products of Universal Lighting Technologies are marketed under the Universal(R) and Triad(R) brand names.

Photo Description: Universal Lighting Technologies Triads High Efficiency ballasts conserve energy without sacrificing lamp life or light output and are ideal for retrofits and replacements, providing immediate savings and quick payback. Overall, the lamp/ballast system yields 11 percent savings.

Color photography available by calling Mary Wymer at (615) 385-1100.

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