Education
​Product and System Technology
Traditional Lighting Systems

Here we offer some basic training modules. 

Ballast Basics
This training module is the first in a series dedicated to understanding the key features and benefits of ballasts. Attend and learn about the key characteristics that apply to all ballasts including power factor, ballast factor, THD, EMI/RFI and more.

Length: 12:00 

 

Lamp Basics - Fluoresent Technology
There are many fluorescent characteristics that make it an ideal light source for many applications.  With many families including linear, compact and integrated compact fluorescent lamps, there are fundamental concepts that are common.  Attend and learn how a fluorescent lamp generates light along with the basic physical traits, the performance characteristics and SYLVANIA's product families for fluorescent lamp families.

Length: 27:00  

 

Lamp Basics - Halogen Technology
With the phasing out of certain incandescent lamps due to governmental legislation, halogen lamps are a great alternative.  Attend and learn the fundamentals of halogen technology.  Topics will include lamp shape, beam distribution and base type, how the halogen cycle works, key performance characteristics and SYLVANIA's halogen product families including line voltage and low voltage versions. 

Length: 22:00 

 

Light Source Basics
Light Source Basics address 10 common characteristics of general illumination light sources such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent, HID, and LED.  The characteristics include cost, physical shape, light output, candlepower, efficacy, life, lumen maintenance, spectral power distribution, CCT and CRI. 

Length: 11:00