Non-Cycling HPS Bulbs

HPS lighting are mostly used for street lighting as well as industrial uses.

When to Use

HPS lighting are mostly used for street lighting as well as industrial uses.

Type

Industrial

Environmental & Health Information

Last 3,0000+ hours. Have no more than 10 mg of toxic mercury. Bulbs labeled TCLP-compliant are lead-free.

Info on this product category: High Pressure Sodium (HPS) Bulbs

Criteria for High Pressure Sodium (HPS) Bulbs

Green, Required HPS bulbs must meet or exceed all of the following requirements:

Mogul base, non-cycling, up to 1000 watts 

  1. 30,000 hour minimum rated life
  2. 2 year minimum warranty
  3. TCLP-compliant, 10 mg maximum mercury

For exceptional situations, Limited Use HPS bulbs may be purchased that meet or exceed the following requirements:

Mogul base, cycling, up to 1000 watts 

  1. 24,000 hour minimum rated life
  2. 1 year minimum warranty
  3. TCLP-compliant mercury level

Other HPS lamps (including medium base, standby models, and other types)  

  1. 1 year minimum warranty
  2. TCLP-compliant mercury level preferred

Last updated

Last updated: 
February 12, 2014

Guide for City Staff

Need help switching to lighting that's Required above? 

  • Get funding for retrofits with the SF Public Utilities Commission: 415-554-2424, TOSullivan@sfwater.org.
  • Contact Steven Mesh, LC, IESNA, Pacific Energy Center, 415-972-5238, sdmn@pge.com.

Recycling Instructions

Hang posters where lighting is collected for recycling.

In City-owned buildings, pay for a pickup from your lighting vendor or SF Department of Public Health (SFDPH).

In privately-owned buildings, use companies serving the San Francisco Bay Area.

Citywide Contract

Special Purchasing Instructions

See discounted prices in the most recent Lamps and Ballasts Contract Award.

Guide for Small Businesses & Homes

  • Get a free on-site assessment for low-cost installation of energy-saving equipment. Contact SF Energy Watch, 415-355-3769. 
  • Recycle lighting with companies serving the San Francisco Bay Area or the rest of the U.S.

Guide for Large Organizations

  • Get a free on-site assessment for low-cost installation of energy-saving equipment. Contact SF Energy Watch, 415-355-3769.
  • Recycle lighting with companies serving the San Francisco Bay Area or the rest of the U.S.

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