Codes & Standards
by Ann Brandstadter, Manager, Standards Publications and Marketing, NEMA
As efficiency regulations continue, regulators and end users should widen their focus to the value of thinking beyond efficiency alone. For instance, product safety and reliability are of equal importance over the long run.
NEMA MG P2-2020 Reliable Short-Term Operation and Safety Must Take Precedence over
Efficiency is a new white paper that helps regulators and end users understand that maintaining safety
and reliability should be the highest priority, and this publication provides examples to help give context.
The primary audience of this paper is manufacturers of motors, drives, and regulators.
It is available as an electronic download for no cost.
OTHER RECENTLY PUBLISHED STANDARDS:
ANSI C78.55-2020 American National Standard
for Electric Lamps—LED Lamp Specification Sheets
for HID Replacement and Retrofit Applications is
available for $100.
ANSI C82.16-2020 American National Standard for Light-
Emitting Diode Drivers— Methods of Measurement is available for $176.
NEMA HV 3-2019 Suggested Purchase Specification
Guidelines for High Voltage Insulators is available as an electronic download for no cost.
NEMA LSD 64-2019 Lighting Controls Terminology is available as an electronic download for no cost.
NEMA LSD 41-2020 UN2911 Labeling and
Transportation of Lamps Containing Radioactive Substances is available as an electronic download for no cost. ei