National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.48-2018
American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Wireless
Networked Lighting Controllers.
“C136.48 defines hardware
and software components of wireless networked lighting controllers (NLC) and the
means used to connect devices with a central control management system,” said
Mark Wilbur, Standard Technical Coordinator, GE Lighting, and Chair of the
working group that created ANSI C136.48.
Developed by the ANSI
Committee for Outdoor Lighting, this new Standard defines the minimum
requirements for wireless NLCs intended for use with roadway and area lighting
C136.48-2018 is available in hard copy or as an
electronic download for $63 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 Interest.
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