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Title: Convection venting lensed reflector-type compact fluorescent lamp system

Disclosed herein is a fluorescent lamp housing assembly capable of providing convection cooling to the lamp and the ballast. The lens of the present invention includes two distinct portions, a central portion and an apertured portion. The housing assembly further includes apertures so that air mass is able to freely move up through the assembly and out ventilation apertures.
 [1];  [2]
  1. (825 Manor Rd., El Sobrante, CA 94803)
  2. (829 Manor Rd., El Sobrante, CA 94803)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Pelton, Bruce A. (825 Manor Rd., El Sobrante, CA 94803);Siminovitch, Michael (829 Manor Rd., El Sobrante, CA 94803) LBNL
Patent Number(s):
US 5651609
Contract Number:
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA
Country of Publication:
United States
convection; venting; lensed; reflector-type; compact; fluorescent; lamp; disclosed; housing; assembly; capable; providing; cooling; ballast; lens; distinct; portions; central; portion; apertured; apertures; air; mass; freely; move; ventilation; air mass; fluorescent lamp; housing assembly; central portion; assembly capable; compact fluorescent; convection cooling; /362/