From the guide: “Many lighting control applications require support for emergency lighting of some type. These emergency lighting circuits typically provide minimum illumination levels for egress and safety as required by NFPA 101 Life Safety Code or other local building codes and standards. Designers may meet these requirements with dedicated emergency lighting fixtures. These fixtures […]
Archives for July 2012
PLC-Multipoint has published a new digital catalog available online here.
The Lighting Control Innovation Award was created in 2011 as part of the Illuminating Engineering Society’s Illumination Awards program, which recognizes professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design. LCA is proud to sponsor the Lighting Control Innovation Award, which recognizes projects that exemplify the effective use of lighting controls in nonresidential applications. The Illuminating Engineering […]
Similar trends as fluorescent are driving innovation in high-intensity lighting, which is dominated by HID lighting. Within this segment, there has been a major technology shift from mercury vapor to metal halide over the past 10 years, and the market is trending in favor of white light. Innovation has focused on energy efficiency, longer life […]
WattStopper has produced an enhanced website to streamline the user experience, including quicker access to valuable resources and improved search capabilities. Visitors will feel at home on the new site, which incorporates aspects of the previous award-winning design, but will appreciate simplified navigation with the most visited pages organized into fewer main areas. Additional improvements […]
Learn how retail giant is saving energy by investing in energy-efficient building systems, including daylight harvesting dimming systems responsible for saving the company an estimated $50 million each year.
Lutron Electronics recently announced its Energi TriPak control system was named “Best Ballast or Control Solution” at the 2012 National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors (NAILD) Conference and Trade Show. NAILD celebrated 35 years of education and networking at its annual conference, where attending distributors reviewed products from all exhibiting companies and voted for their […]
“Don’t question commissioning when it comes to lighting controls,” is the message of this article written by Lindsey Fimek, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Primera Engineers Ltd., Chicago, and published in a recent issue of CONSULTING-SPECIFYING ENGINEER. “Lighting controls are one of the last pieces installed in any building and the last to get programmed and […]