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Demand-Response, Load-Shedding Ballast System
Demand-Response, Load-Shedding Ballast System Title:  Demand-Response, Load-Shedding Ballast System
Date:  2011
Author(s):  Peter Morante
Number of Pages:  8 pages
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Abstract

Demand-response building systems are an important component of electricity load management programs. Until recently, the inclusion of lighting into any demand response strategy has involved turning off banks of lights manually or through a building management system with complicated distribution and/or control wiring. With its partners, the LRC developed, demonstrated and evaluated a cost-effective, load-shedding ballast system to command the lighting to dim at times of peak electric demand, without installing additional wiring.


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