Ballasts covering electromagnetic ballasts and electronic ballasts for tubular fluorescent lamps (TFL) and single capped fluorescent lamps . Includes built in ballasts where the ballast is inbuilt in the luminaire. The ballasts which are integral to the lamps are excluded from the scope of this schedule.
IS 1534 (Part 1): 1977 for electromagnetic ballasts and IS 13021(Part 1 & 2): 1991 for electronic ballasts + a range of IS and IEC standards.
Balast Efficiency Class:
1 star: ≥B1 and < A3
2 star: ≥A3 and < A2
3 star: ≥A2 and < A2 BAT
4 star: ≥A2 BAT and <A1
5 star: = A1
§ BAT Best Available Technology
§ B1 Electromagnetic ballasts
§ A3, A2, A2 (BAT) Non Dimmable Electronic ballasts
§ A1 Dimmable Electronic ballasts
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