Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts

February 4th 2015

On February 4, 2015 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a final rule amending DOE's regulations concerning the test procedures for the measurement of energy consumption for fluorescent lamp ballasts. Specifically, these amendments clarify the requirement to use the test procedures in Appendix Q1 to demonstrate compliance with the energy conservation standards that apply to fluorescent lamp ballasts manufactured on or after November 14, 2014.