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Lighting Requirements for High Rise Dwellings Proposed for Energy Standard

DOE Issues a Clarification Final Rule Pertaining to Test Procedures for Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts

The Department of Energy has issued a pre-publcation Federal Register final rule pertaining to the clarification of test procedures for fluorescent lamp ballasts. (March 24, 2016).

  • The effective date of this rule is 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. The final rule changes will be mandatory for product testing starting 60 days after publication in the Federal Register.
  • Find more information on the rulemaking, statutory authority, current standards and test procedures, recent product updates, waivers, exceptions, and exemptions, and contact information.
  • All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents associated with this rulemaking are included in Docket No.EERE-2009-BT-TP-0016.


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