The latest automated shading innovation from lighting control pioneer Lutron Electronics offers an installed cost savings of 30 percent per shade panel when compared to existing market solutions. Ideal for large commercial applications, the new roller 300 drive with Lutron Intelligent Façade Technology (LIFT), the company’s latest automated shading solution, is capable of controlling 300 […]
Archives for September 2013
The 24W and 39W T5HO Mark 10 dimming ballast from Philips Lighting Electronics is the first Powerline dimming ballast designed for 24W and 39W T5HO lamps. Available in 1- and 2-lamp models (new: IEZ124D and improved: IEZ2S24D), the new Mark 10 dimming ballasts can operate the 2-, or 3- T5HO lamps at 120-277V in the […]
OSRAM SYLVANIA’s ULTRA iQ LED BR30 lamps and RT6 downlight retrofits have integrated wireless dimming control down to 5%, eliminating concerns with incandescent dimmer compatibility. The lighting level can be controlled by using a wireless remote, Smart phone or Tablet. The ULTRA iQ 11W BR30 & ULTRA iQ 11W RT6 are energy-saving replacements for 65W […]
Schneider Electric recently published its 2013 Lighting Controls Catalog, available online. Check it out here.
California has announced the 2013 version of its Title 24 energy code, which regulates energy-efficient design of buildings. The changes take effect in 2014 and are mandatory. The California Lighting Technology Center has published a guide to the major changes. Download it here.
WattStopper has released a new Digital Lighting Management (DLM) extended height passive infrared (PIR) occupancy sensor that gives specifiers more flexibility when designing control solutions for spaces with 20’ to 40’ ceiling heights. The new LMPC-100-5 supports customer requests for reliable, easy-to-install digital sensor control in spaces such as warehouses, distribution centers and gymnasiums. It […]
A survey of two groups of professionals describing themselves as electrical contractors and energy consultants, conducted by the Lighting Controls Association from its lightingCONTROL newsletter database, suggests automatic lighting controls are becoming more popular in lighting retrofits. Respondents reported lighting controls were considered in over 50 percent and installed in over 30 percent of their […]
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. In this award’s […]
Lutron Electronics recently announced the findings from the company’s “Home Lighting Usage and Behavior” survey. This survey looked at energy and electricity within the home and where people tend to leave the lights on. Lutron’s Maestro Occupancy Sensing Switch can save energy within the home by turning on lights when people enter the room and […]
Peerless recently announced the introduction of the Staple suite of suspended and wall-mount luminaires. Available for either T8 or T5/T5HO lamps, Staple luminaires emit comfortable, glare-free illumination. Optically engineered shielding and reflectors produce a quality of light that minimizes eyestrain and fatigue. And, with most lamping options meeting Illuminating Engineering Society recommended practices for education […]