National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.18-2018
American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—High-Mast
Side-Mounted Luminaires. Developed by the ANSI Committee for Outdoor
Lighting, this Standard covers physical, operational, maintenance, and
light-distribution features that permit use of high-mast luminaires in roadway
applications when specified. In this edition, references are updated and
information covering LED technology has been added.
“This Standard describes
required characteristics for luminaires used in roadway lighting applications
where the device will be mounted 65 ft. or more above the roadway surface,” said
Kevin Fitzmaurice, Principal, Lighting & Smart Services, Georgia Power and Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment (C136)
C136.18-2018 is available in hard copy or as an
electronic download for $43 on the NEMA website.
The ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) C136 for
Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment is currently seeking interested members,
particularly in the underrepresented categories of End User and General
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