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Sony Microelectronics

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Facility Lighting/HVAC

Industry: Electronics Manufacturing

Wastes Reduced: Energy

Equipment: Electronic Ballast

Location: San Antonio TX

No. of employees: 800

Contact: Robert Holub

Phone: (210) 647-6119



Description:

Sony contracted a lighting contractor to convert the majority of it's standard fluorescent lighting fixtures to energy efficient electronic ballasts and lamps. Prior to conversion Sony used standard magnetic fluorescent ballasts and lamps. Efficiency of the ballasts and lamps selected allowed a reduction in bulbs from 3 to 2 and 4 to 3 in lighting receptacles

P2 Application:

Converted to energy efficient electronic ballasts and lamps.

Environmental Benefits:

Since replacing the fixtures, Sony's electrical consumption by 106,000 kW/hr a month.

Details of Reductions

Additional Information :

The savings to Sony average $2,300 a month.

Source: TCEQ



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