Advance's comprehensive family of Optanium ® High-Efficiency Electronic Ballasts with IntelliVolt ® multiple-voltage technology operates the market's broad range of standard and energy-saving T8 fluorescent lamps and represents a maximum-efficiency, high-performing lighting solution for today's general office, retail, and warehouse settings. The ballasts are available in both Instant Start and Programmed Start options as well as in Low, Normal, and High Ballast Factor versions to promote maximum flexibility and freedom of choice. Highly efficient, particularly when used in conjunction with the market's range of high-lumen, extended-life T8 lamps, Advance's Optanium electronic ballasts can help reduce energy consumption by over 45% relative to older systems involving T12 lamps and magnetic ballasts and by 20-30% relative to conventional T8 lamps and electronic ballasts. In addition to sporting a wide array of powerful features, Optanium ballasts are specially engineered to insure optimum performance and maximum energy savings, enabling T8 lighting systems within a broad range of commercial, industrial, and institutional applications to reach their full potential.
Advance's line of Optanium Instant Start high efficiency electronic ballast was accepted to the IESNA's 2005 Progress Report, recognizing its contribution towards Ã¢â‚¬Å“innovative technological progress in the field of lighting.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Advance's Programmed Start Optanium ballast was named a Product of the Year Award winner in the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Lamps & BallastsÃ¢â‚¬Â category by leading electrical contractor publication EC&M Magazine in their annual Product of the Year competition.