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Tag: lamp Characteristics of Lighting Fixtures

A lighting fixture is that component of a luminaire that holds the lamps, serves as a protective enclosure, or housing, delivers electric power to the lamps, and incorporates devices for control of emitted light. The housing contains lampholders and usually also reflective inside surfaces shaped to direct light out of the fixture in controlled patterns. In addition, a fixture also incorporates means of venting

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Tag: lamp Characteristics of Lamps

Selection of the most suitable lamp consistent with design objectives is critical to performance and cost of a lighting system. This decision should be carefully made before a luminaire for the lamp is selected. Luminaires are designed for specific lamps. Lamps are constructed to operate at a specific voltage and wattage, or power consumption. In general, the higher the wattage rating of a specific

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