Cabela’s streamlined the design and construction process while improving both energy management and energy efficiency using Schneider Electric’s lighting controls. Click here to learn more.
Archives for January 2013
Following up on a successful introduction of the Bantam 8-relay lighting control system, PLC has unveiled the BantamX. This feature-loaded system has the flexibility of expanding to as many as 48 relays, all in one enclosure. Click here to learn more about this product.
ECO-STRUCTURE has published an article by industry educator Craig DiLouie, LC on the topic of daylight harvesting. Read it here.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a GATEWAY demonstration report that summarizes and compares experiences from field installations of occupancy sensor-controlled LED lighting in two parking structures and two parking lots. The relative levels of success at the sites in the GATEWAY projects reflect a broad range of potential outcomes—from an additional 76% […]
PLC is accepting applications for the following position: Sales Manager PLC Multipoint, Inc. is a privately held company located in Everett, WA. PLC has been the leader in photo-based lighting controls for over 20 years. We are looking for a dynamic new Sales Manager who is ready to lead PLC through its next growth phase. […]
Lutron Electronics recently announced that it has teamed up with Mermet, a manufacturer of solar screen fabrics, to introduce Basketweave E Screen with KOOLBLACK™ Technology. Conventional dark-colored shade fabrics absorb energy and increase the solar heat gain in the space, wasting energy and creating an uncomfortable environment. This limits the use of dark screen fabrics […]
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that EE110: Commissioning Lighting Controls, one of the Association’s popular online Education Express distance education courses, has been completely revised. Residing here, Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting control and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning, as well as meta-issues such as commissioning, energy […]
The Illuminating Engineering Society has opened submissions for the 2013 Illumination Awards, including the Lighting Control Innovation Award sponsored by the Lighting Controls Association. This award recognizes the exemplary use of lighting controls in nonresidential building projects. To learn more about the Lighting Controls Innovation Award and how to submit a project, click here. The […]
The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) has announced an expanded show floor for its seventh annual LEDucation program on LED technology. LEDucation 7 will take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in New York City with an expansion in exhibit space and educational sessions at the Hotel Pennsylvania – Penn Plaza Pavilion. Over […]
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 created the Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (CBTD) to encourage owner investment in energy-efficient building systems. The CBTD establishes a special tax deduction rewarding investment in energy-efficient interior lighting, HVAC/hot water systems and building envelope, subject to a cap of up to $1.80/sq.ft. It’s an accelerated tax deduction, meaning […]