lighting panelboard

lighting panelboard

A panelboard which has 10% or more of its overcurrent devices rated at no more than 30 amperes.
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Existing lighting panelboard can be upgraded to enable scheduling capability, which can generate 5- to 15-percent energy savings, according to the California Energy Commission.
A good example of innovation with regard to switching systems is the lighting panelboard. Today's lighting-control system has transformed this gray metal box into the hub of an intelligent system that provides a connection between the lighting system, lighting control input devices, and the facility's power-management systems.
McDonald and Hickok (1985) reported power losses for lighting panelboards but did not report any data for power panelboards.
Power and Lighting Panelboards Power Losses (Rubin 1979) Number of Single Pole Power Losses, Circuit Breakers W (Btu/h) 12 150 (512) 24 300 (1024) 36 450 (1535) 42 500 (1706) In this paper, a panelboard classification is presented and a general description and construction details are given for those panelboard components that lead to environmental heat gain.