ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR recently published an article, written by Craig DiLouie, LC, defining a new dimension of lighting control–white light color tuning. Check it out here.
Archives for February 2014
Leviton has announced the expansion of its line of architectural lighting control systems with the introduction of the Sapphire™ 7-inch Wall Mount LCD Capacitive Touch Screen Controller. The new system provides an easy-to-use, customizable graphical interface for controlling lighting within a facility. Sophisticated, yet user-friendly, the system features an 800 x 480 WVGA backlit screen […]
Behind the counter look at the Schneider Electric Emergency Lighting Controls and Devices.
WattStopper and Durell Control Systems have published a new white paper examining best practices for control systems integration in high performance buildings. The paper uses case studies to explore how project partners can successfully collaborate with design and construction teams, focusing on two recently completed high performance buildings in London, Ontario, Canada. Building owners can […]
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. recently announced the launch of its latest generation of high efficiency LED drivers and linear modules as an expansion of the EVERLINE family of lighting products. The new Zhaga and Zhaga-Hybrid LED modules and drivers will allow for easier installation of full featured, high-efficiency linear LED lighting systems with flexibility in […]
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) is a world-class performance, education and business center and home to the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix and 2014 ESPN Summer X Games. COTA now features Acuity Brands, Inc. outdoor lighting controls for site and maintenance management of its lighting systems. COTA selected the ROAMview™ wireless lighting monitoring and […]
WattStopper has announced a new family of lighting control panels developed to support design professionals engineering net zero buildings. The panels allow designers to easily layer multiple control strategies and integrate seamlessly with other building systems to meet the newest energy code requirements and optimize energy management. To ensure reliability and longevity, these newly-designed panels […]
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.41-2013 For Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment–Dimming Control Between an External Locking Type Photocontrol and Ballast or Driver. This standard describes methods of light level control between an external locking type photocontrol (or similar device) and a dimmable ballast or driver for street and area lighting equipment. […]
Growth in construction spending in 2013 continued to outpace the U.S. economy. Estimated total put-in-place construction spending—actual numbers, not seasonally adjusted—grew at a healthy 4.8% in 2013, increasing to about $900 billion. This rate was slower than the previous year’s increase of 9.2%, however. The residential market saw the biggest gains, as a robust market […]
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. This month, we […]