Universal Lighting Technologies, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-efficiency lighting ballasts and control systems, has entered into an acquisition agreement with Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as MEW) (TSE: 6991). Through this acquisition, Universal Lighting Technologies merges with a premier global manufacturer of lighting devices.
Founded in 1869, the main campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, is home to approximately 39,000 students. The statewide university system includes five campuses, numerous teaching and research sites, and a system-wide enrollment of approximately 69,000 students. For 30 years, Purdue University has provided its instructors with the ability to dim the lighting in their classrooms.
As part of its mission to promote energy efficiency and innovation for the benefit of its customers, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) gives special emphasis to demonstrating new energy-saving technologies. Along these lines, NYPA installed AddressPro® Digital Dimming—an advanced lighting-control technology—from Universal Lighting in several areas of its main administrative office building in White Plains. This was done as part of the wide-ranging measures NYPA has undertaken in recent years to augment the seventeen-story building’s energy efficiency for lowering electric bills and reducing carbon emissions.
Universal Lighting Technologies has introduced the latest expansion of its Ballastar® line of light-level switching ballasts. The B214PU115S50A is specifically designed for F14T5 lamps and provides maximum light output for 2-by-2 fixture applications. Switching from full to half output via wall switch or lighting relay, the Ballastar T5 is ideal for offices, classrooms, conference rooms, and more.
Universal Lighting Technologies announces the latest in light level switching ballasts with the release of their new Ballastar T5 (B228PUNVS50-D) ballast for T5 lamps. A single control lead allows for the user to switch from full light output down to 50 percent power level with a standard wall switch or lighting relay. With today’s new requirements for lighting controls, Ballastar light level switching products make it easy to implement controllable lighting solutions without special controls.
Universal Lighting Technologies offers the ultimate in energy savings and HID lamp performance with E-Tensity™ electronic HID ballasts. The E-Tensity family of ballasts offers dramatic improvements over traditional magnetic HID lighting for a variety of HID lighting lamp applications ranging from the 20-watt ceramic lamps up to the 400-watt pulse start lamps.