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New Fluorescent Lamp Standards for 2012 from PG&E
Restaurants have a unique operation. Every item that can use energy in one specific segment can be used in a restaurants operations; lighting especially.
New Federal efficiency standards for fluorescent lighting will take effect on July 14, 2012, which may affect business customers who plan on using PG&E's lighting rebates and incentives. We want to ensure a smooth transition. View a list of lighting rebates that PG&E will continue offering until 12/31/12, or find PG&E lighting products that are right for your business.
The following lamp models will not be compliant with the new standards:
- Most F40 and F34T12 lamps and almost all FB40 and FB34T12 U-lamps
- All 75W F96T12 lamps
- All 60W F96T12/ES lamps, with the exception of a few 700/SP and 800/SPX lamps
- All conventional 110W F96T12 HO lamps that deliver fewer than 10,120 lumens
- All 95W F96T12/ES/HO, unless they can provide at least 8,740 lumens
- First generation F32T8 lamps (700 series)
The new efficacy standards are as follows:
For more information about DOE’s Appliance Standards for Fluorescent Lamps click here. Feel free to contact your GGRA PG&E partner, Rory Dimick, today at (415) 828-0877.