OSRAM SYLVANIA has announced the industry’s first High Efficiency Low Ballast Factor T8 Bi-level QUICKSTEP® PROStart® universal voltage electronic dimming ballast. The new ballast is a member of the SYLVANIA High Efficiency (QHE) series, that are able to save an additional six percent energy-saving over standard electronic ballasts.
For classroom applications, Universal Lighting Technologies offers five complete ballast families to ensure the best fit in terms of functionality as well as energy savings for any retrofit project. The most powerful option is DEMANDflex™ ballasts with a DCL Control System.
Philips Lighting Electronics has announced the introduction of its Philips branded LuxSense™ Lighting Control, an easy-to-use means of automatically achieving a comfortable level of illumination throughout the workday and driving energy savings by maximizing the incorporation of natural light levels.
Advance has announced that it has expanded its innovative family of ROVR™ digital addressable controllable fluorescent lamp ballasts to include a new 1-lamp model for T5 fluorescent applications as well as 1 and 2-lamp models to support T8 fluorescent applications in a variety of professional settings.
Universal Lighting Technologies™ has announced the latest in high efficiency wireless controllable lighting systems with the release of the DEMANDflex™ ballast family and DCL® (Demand Control Lighting) controls. DEMANDflex ballasts feature an innovative wireless control technology to receive commands without the need for extra control wires. These ballasts have the flexibility to have power levels tuned during installation at the circuit level to optimize and maximize energy savings.
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.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. has expanded its line of fluorescent dimming ballasts with the introduction of Hi-lume 3D digital addressable dimming ballasts, the world’s only ballast that can dim lights to less than one percent and more than 100 percent illumination while upholding the efficiency of a non-dim ballast.
Advance announces the expansion of its popular line of Mark 10® Powerline electronic dimming ballasts to include a new model for use with 24-watt T5 High Output and 24-watt Long Twin Tube fluorescent lamp applications.