First Lutron Ballasts Capable of Dimming to 1% for T5 Linear Lamps
Coopersburg, Pa. (October, 2009) – Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. announces the expansion of its Hi-lume® 3D line with the introduction of multi-voltage ballasts capable of dimming T5 linear fluorescent lamps to 1%.
Ballasts are now available in 1- and 2-light configurations for 14W, 21W and 28W T5 lamps, and offer full range, continuous flicker-free dimming from 100% to 1% measured relative light output.
The new ballasts are compatible with Lutron 3-wire fluorescent controls and EcoSystem® digital components, including the GRAFIK Eye® QS and Quantum® control options. Integrating Hi-lume 3D 1% technology into designs provides full control over the lighting in any space, from a single room to an entire building. Users will enjoy unprecedented levels of flexibility and comfort while saving energy.
Targeted to the commercial installation and retrofit markets, the 1-inch-high design installs easily into new construction or existing spaces, and seamlessly integrates with low profile architectural fixtures, making it an ideal choice for any executive, computer-intensive, healthcare, education or presentation space. All ballasts are tested for performance with Phillips, Sylvania, GE and other commercially available lamps.
Lutron Hi-lume 3D T5 architectural electronic dimming ballasts are currently available. For more information, visit www.lutron.com/ballasts.
About Lutron Electronics (www.lutron.com)
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc, headquartered in Coopersburg, Pa., is the world leader in the design and manufacture of light control solutions for both residential and commercial applications. The company offers a wide variety of lighting controls, whole-home and whole-building dimming systems, and electronically controlled shading solutions. Lutron products save energy, increase space flexibility, and enhance occupant comfort and productivity, making them essential to any home and building.