Economics of Switching Fluorescent Lamps

Louis A. Carriere, Mark S. Rea

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Based on side-by-side cost comparison of different switching options, including a combination of parameters biased against frequent switching, this study reinforces the idea that it is economical to turn fluorescent lamps off when they are not needed. Background information to explain the calculation procedures and a sensitivity analysis are included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)370-379
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Transactions on Industry Applications
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1988
Externally publishedYes


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