NEMA New Standard Available for Wireless Networked Lighting Controllers for Use with Roadway and Area Lighting Systems

ANSI C136.48-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Wireless Networked Lighting Controllers. 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

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High-Mast, Side-Mounted Roadway Lighting Standard Now Includes LED Technology

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

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NEMA Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Covers Luminaire Vibration Capacity

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.31-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Luminaire Vibration. Developed by the ANSI Committee for Roadway and Area Lighting, this Standard describes the minimum vibration capability and vibration test methods

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NEMA Publishes New Standard for Portable Traffic Signals

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA TS 5-2017 Portable Traffic Signal Systems (PTSS) Standard. This new standard covers traffic signaling equipment used to enable and expedite the safe movement of vehicle traffic in work zones during roadway construction,

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DOE New CALiPER Snapshot Report on Outdoor Area Lighting

Covers area/roadway luminaires, parking garage luminaires, and canopy luminaires. Outdoor area lighting is a major contributor to nationwide energy use, and the market segment has been an important player in the transition to solid-state lighting. LED outdoor area lighting has

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ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 Publishes ANSI C136.49-2016

American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Plasma Lighting. This new standard defines the electrical and mechanical requirements of plasma type light sources for use in roadway and area lighting luminaires. http://www.nema.org/Standards/Pages/American-National-Standard-for-Roadway-and-Area-Lighting-Equipment—Plasma-Lighting.aspx

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NEMA’s Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Luminaire Field Identification

ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 Revises ANSI C136.15-2015. This standard provides a simple, uniform method for identifying the type and wattage rating of luminaires used for roadway and area lighting. Types include high-intensity discharge, fluorescent, compact fluorescent, light-emitting diode/solid state

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NEMA Publishes ANSI C136.30-2015

American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Pole Vibration. This is a new standard that was developed to assist the industry in reducing issues related to pole vibration. It covers the minimum vibration withstand requirements and testing procedures for

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News Updates for the Week of Jan. 17

1. Energy Efficient Lighting for Commercial Markets – Lighting currently represents about 17.5% of all global electricity consumption. The U.S. alone accounts for approximately 20% of this amount at an annual cost of over $40 billion. As energy efficiency becomes

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