2022 Supplying Emergency Power to LED Systems

Daren Hatfield, IOTA and Aswini Vallampati, Emergency Drivers and Ballasts, Acuity Brands WednesdayMarch 16, 20229:30AM – 10:30AM Location: Gramercy Intermediate Credit1 LU | Elective LED luminaire designs feature several components that work together to achieve the lighting function. When using these luminaires for emergency egress illumination, an understanding of how these components operate together is required to provide proper alternate emergency power. This presentation examines varying LED characteristics and technological demands to ensure proper and effective operation of LED luminaire designs when used for emergency egress. Topics of system and electrical compatibility include understanding Class 2 and non-Class 2 forward voltages, line voltage compatibility, inrush resulting from LED capacitance, and the transitioning from fixed to dynamic loads when using LED tube lamp designs. SPEAKERS Daren HatfieldMarketing Manager, IOTA Daren Hatfield has been involved with emergency lighting sector since 1999 as marketing manager for IOTA. He has had firsthand experience of …

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