A Quick Rundown of Ballasts

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 35 total views If you’ve been scratching your head trying to figure out how to change the damaged ballast in your fluorescent lights, then you should stop and read through this before you get too ahead of yourself. This should help answer some questions. What are lighting ballasts? Lighting ballasts are components of fluorescent light fixtures, which may also be called “lamps” by those in the lighting industry. They are an integral part of the fixture, allowing them to work as intended. Ballasts regulate the flow of electrical current that runs…

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What Does a Light Ballast Do and Why Does It Matter?

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 15 total views Shop around for lights long enough, or be responsible for lighting infrastructure, and sooner or later you will want to know what some of the terms you’re coming across mean. Looking through a collection of random light bulbs, you’ll see words like “metal halide,” “tombstones,” “shunted sockets,” “drivers” and many others. Among them is the term “light ballast.” So, to make short of a long matter, what is a ballast and why does it matter? Very broadly speaking, a light ballast is a type of electronic ballast that…

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The Buzz About Halco Lighting

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 15 total views Halco Lighting is a name that anyone who knows lighting would get excited about – although, probably the only people who are technologically specific enough to get excited about a lighting brand would be those who deal specifically in lighting solutions. For many years, Halco Lighting has been a trusted name and one of the top-tier suppliers of lighting equipment for a large variety of uses. It is, to use a metaphor lightly, a supplier that has achieved the level of excellence in lighting that “Band-Aid” has achieved…

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