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Luminaires

Regulatory Language for State Equipment Standards

Luminaire means a complete lighting unit consisting of a fluorescent lamp or lamps, together with parts designed to distribute the light, to position and protect such lamps, and to connect such lamps to the power supply through the ballast. Standards shall not cover vandal proof fixtures or other products not specifically identified in the table.

The minimum efficiency standards for fluorescent luminaries shall be the levels set forth in the table below determined in accordance with the test procedures set forth in NEMA LE5-2001 (see section 506.6 of this Part). [PDF]

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards for Luminaries Efficacy Ratings for Fluorescent Luminaries
Recessed Plastic Wraparound Strip Lights Industrial
2x2 U VDT 2x4 Lensed 2x4 VDT Louvered 4 ft. 4 ft. 4 ft. 8 ft.
No. of Lamps 2 2 2 3 4 2 3 4 2 4 1 2 2 2
LER 41 49 62 61 61 50 51 54 63 62 70 70 67 68

Beyond State Equipment Standards

Consortium for Energy Efficiency
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Federal Energy Management Program
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Product Listings

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Last Updated: 12/11/2013