Hubbell Building Automation, Inc. recently announced the introduction of the 480V version of the wiHUBB On-Fixture Module (OFM). A control component of the popular wiHUBB® Wireless Lighting Control System, Hubbell Building Automation’s wiHUBB On-Fixture Module (OFM) is a self-contained intelligent wireless control module that provides On/Off lighting control for outdoor fixtures. Each OFM contains an […]
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Lutron Electronics is helping contractors comply with state and national building codes designed to automatically reduce electricity use in unoccupied spaces by requiring automatic control for 50% of the receptacles in commercial buildings. The new code-compliant Lutron solutions – 20 A PowPak® relay module, 20 A Energi Savr Node™ with SoftSwitch®, and the XP switching […]
Universal Lighting Technologies has appointed Benjamin Koelbl to the OEM Sales Team as Field Applications Engineer for the Western region of the United States. With a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Koelbl joins Universal with six years of experience in field applications engineering. His most recent […]
The California Lighting Technology Center has published a case study analyzing the performance of four adaptive control systems designed for corridor lighting. All four systems cut energy use and electricity costs by over 70%. Large-scale upgrades generally yield the best results, and they qualify for the biggest incentives. Click here to read this case study.
WattStopper has launched a line of optional-neutral occupancy sensors that let installers decide whether or not they need a neutral after they purchase a wall switch product. Because the sensors work for two-wire or three-wire applications, one device is compatible with 2011 NEC requirements and with existing wiring. Unlike competitive products, they require no special […]
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Average commercial building energy costs are based primarily on two components: energy and demand. Energy is recorded kWh consumption. Demand (kW) is based on the maximum level of power demanded by the building. While project proposals are often based on a reduction in energy costs, in some regions of the country where power production is […]
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 […]
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This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2013 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Schneider Electric’s architectural dimming panels. Click here to learn more.