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Procedure for Determining Luminaire Efficacy Ratings for High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Industrial Luminaires


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Document ID: 100135
NEMA LE 5B-1998   [DOWNLOAD]   [BUY]

Provides Standardized tests to evaluate the energy efficiency of HID industrial luminaires. Provides a procedure for determining the luminaire efficacy ratings under laboratory test conditions, including visual tasks involved, luminaire placement, such performance characteristics as color and glare, lighting maintenance, on/off level control and a ballast's ability to regulate lamp wattage.

When rating a fixture in accordance with EPAct 1992, use this Standard. For other purposes, see NEMA LE 6, a newer Standard for luminaire efficacy that supersedes the LE 5 series.


Published Date: Oct.21.2004
Document ID: 100135

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