Power Tip: Watt is a Volt-Amp?
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Power Tip: Watt is a Volt-Amp?

Nov 03, 2020
Recommended By:  Alex Zahn

Lighting manufacturers often specify the power consumption of their light fixtures in watts, volt-amps (abbreviated as VA), or both. Given the common faulty generalization that watts and volt-amps are interchangeable, making sense of these distinct units can certainly be a challenge. We'll clear up the haze by highlighting the differences between watts and volt-amps with the help of a refreshing analogy.


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