The University of California, Davis has demonstrated an advanced outdoor lighting control system–a roughly $1 million network of “smart” lights that talk to each other and adapt to their environment.
Archives for November 2012
CLTC recently completed a case study of an integrated classroom lighting system installed at Laney College in Oakland. The project was conducted in partnership with Lutron Electronics, Inc. and Peralta Community College District’s Capital Outlay Planning and Construction. Payback was instantaneous, thanks to incentives from Oakland Shines and PG&E. The new system, which incorporates LED […]
HUNT Dimming offers a complete line of specification-grade preset slide wallbox LED controllers compatible for use with most controllable LED drivers. These controllers provide linear lighting control from 100% to 1% of rated light output and are available in single-pole and 3-way designs (120V and 277V). Click here to download a features sheet on this […]
Lutron Electronics has announced new LED models in its stairwell fixture family. The new stairwell LED fixture features an integral Lutron LED driver and control and communicates wirelessly with Lutron Radio Powr Savr wireless sensors to save more than 90% lighting electricity as a retrofit solution in most stairwell applications. [Savings assume the replacement of […]
Lithonia Lighting has published a design and application guide for its nLight control option (by Sensor Switch) offered for its RTLED luminaire series.
Lutron Electronics and Coulisse, a supplier of window décor, have unveiled The Lutron Coulisse Collection. Oriented on design and innovation, the collection includes more than 700 types of high-fashion fabrics and materials for roller shades, honeycomb shades, innovative pleated fabrics and a variety of materials for Venetian blinds. The collection will be available to interior […]
WattStopper’s FSP-211 Digital High/Low Passive Infrared Fixture Integrated Outdoor Sensor has been chosen as the Lighting category Gold 2012 Product of the Year by readers of Consulting-Specifying Engineer throughout North America. The Product of the Year contest is for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical and plumbing systems engineering markets, and the Gold award […]
EC&M has published an article about trends in lighting control, noting occupancy-based shutoff and daylight harvesting and then focusing on LED control, including wireless options. Read it here.
The Lighting Controls Association has announced the results of a recent survey of regular site users. The purpose of the survey, which was distributed to 15,000 subscribers of the LCA newsletter lightingCONTROL, was to determine satisfaction with the LCA website as well as the popularity of potential features. Respondents totaled 241, or 1.6%. The first […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2012 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to the Philips Starsense Wireless control system, an end-to-end wireless intelligent management system for your outdoor lighting: Very low efforts, quick and error free commissioning Reliable system: long range, limited interference No software installation costs, easy access […]