Ballast Replacement

Detail ID 7.0103.3
Topic
Plug Load
Subtopic
Lighting
Desired Outcome

Improved lighting efficacy without performance loss

SF Single Family Site-Built Housing
MH Manufactured Housing
MF Multifamily Housing

Specifications

  • SF
  • MH
  • MF
Specification Objective

Select pulse start, high-efficiency, electronic ballasts that meet the appropriate nationally recognized product standards (ANSI C82.1, ANSI C82.4, UL 924, UL 1029, NEMA) and have a ballast factor of 0.85 or greater

Select ballasts that match the input and output voltage of the existing fixture, that fit within the existing enclosure, and will support the necessary wattage of the bulbs

Select safe, efficient, and effective ballasts

  • SF
  • MH
  • MF
Specification Objective

De-energize circuit and lock out power before work begins

Install ballasts in accordance with manufacturer specifications

Clean the lens and reflector once installation is complete

Safe and effective installation

  • SF
  • MH
  • MF
Specification Objective

Permanently remove equipment from job site and recycle or dispose of removed equipment and refrigerant in accordance with local and federal law (e.g., EPA Section 608 of Clean Air Act of 1990)

Permanently decommission old equipment

Old equipment is permanently removed from service, protect the environment, and comply with regulation

  • SF
  • MH
  • MF
Specification Objective

Provide occupants/owners with user's manual, warranty information, installation instructions, and installer contact information

Manufacturer supplied information available to occupant

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