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Blossary Collecting GE Lighting related Terms.

Category: Technology

Company: General Electric

14 Terms

Created by: Chloé Bernard

Number of Blossarys: 2

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Lighting design for building interiors that makes of daylight as a way of reducing energy consumption.

Domain: Lights & lighting; Environment; Category: Indoor lighting; Environmental conservation Collected Term

A bi-pin is any base with two metal pins for electrical contact. This is the typical base for a fluorescent tube of 1 to 4 feet in length. It consists of 2 prong contacts which connect into the ...

Domain: Electrical equipment; Category: Power cables Collected Term

A measure of the distortion caused by ballasts and other inductive loads of the input current on alternating current (AC) power systems caused by higher order harmonics of the fundamental frequency ...

Domain: Regulatory; Category: Standards

A colloquial term referring to a reflector lamp with a tight beam of light, typically around 10 degrees or less. It comes from the fact that such a lamp produces a narrow spot of light as opposed to ...

Domain: Lights & lighting; Category: Lighting products

Open Circuit Voltage measured across the socket the lamp screws into, with the ballast powered on. It is dangerous to stick a voltmeter into such a socket without precise knowledge of the ballast ...

Domain: Lights & lighting; Category: Lighting products

A light source that generates light utilizing a thin filament wire (usually of tungsten) heated to white heat by an electric current passing through it.

Domain: Lights & lighting; Category: Lighting bulbs & tubes

A halogen lamp is an incandescent lamp with a filament that is surrounded by halogen gases, such as iodine or bromine. Halogen gases allow the filaments to be operated at higher temperatures and ...

Domain: Lights & lighting; Category: Lighting bulbs & tubes

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