Fluorescent Magnetic T12 Ballasts Exit the Market

Beginning in 2005, efficiency standards set by the Department of Energy regulations were phased into effect, covering magnetic ballasts designed to operate full-wattage F40T12, F96T12, and F96T12HO lamps

Beginning in 2005, efficiency standards set by the Department of Energy regulations were phased into effect, covering magnetic ballasts designed to operate full-wattage F40T12, F96T12, and F96T12HO lamps. Last month, these efficiency standards entered their final phase, all but eliminating magnetic T12 ballasts from the market. A few recognized exceptions are being made, however.

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Source: Lighting Controls Association

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