Evaluation of Electronic Ballasts and Related Controls for HID Lighting Systems

Category: 
Other
Project Number: 
5.2
Start Year: 
2003
Markets Segments: 
Other
Project Type: 
Hardware
Type of Technology: 
Daylighting-Commercial
Organization: 
California Energy Commission - PIER program
Project Status: 
In Progress
Development
Commercial Growth

The goals of this project are to: 1) Test, analyze and determine the potential of electronic ballasts for HID lighting systems in cooperation with manufacturers as an emerging energy efficient technology to reduce lighting loads in commercial, industrial and municipal applications; 2) Identify control strategies to further improve the energy efficiency of these systems with a municipal partner; 3) Provide appropriate recommendations for incorporating these technologies into current state codes and regulations.