Acuity Brands, Inc. recently demonstrated its Aera lighting system, which delivers functional white light to a space while allowing users to create, personalize and enhance their environment through dynamic color changing “windows.” The system ushers in a new era of active, user-centric lighting for commercial and residential spaces. Users will be empowered to create and […]
Archives for June 2014
Philips’ duaLED provides high efficiency, clean aesthetics and excellent visual comfort in a general lighting luminaire. Optional SpaceWise automated wireless technology provides integrated occupancy and daylight harvesting for additional control and energy savings with no reduction of life. Click here to learn more.
Guest post by Brent Protzman, PhD, CEM, LEED GA, LC Brent Protzman is the Manager of Energy Information & Analytics at Lutron Electronics. Today, smart building technology is changing the way we think about lighting control and building integration. Manufacturers can increasingly deliver components that maximize energy-efficiency and integrate with other building systems to provide […]
Schneider Electric’s Energy Insight control offering won Best of Category in Controls, Building Integration, Site Automation and Distribution Systems at the LIGHTFAIR Innovation Awards. C-Bus networked lighting control, Powerlink intelligent panelboards, occupancy / light level sensors and Measurement and Verification panelboards from Schneider Electric create one of the most comprehensive offers in the lighting controls […]
ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2010, IECC 2012 or an equivalent commercial building energy code has been adopted in 11 states, according to EnergyCodes.gov, the energy codes website produced by the Department of Energy. A DOE ruling required all states to certify they had an energy code in place at least as stringent as ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2010 by October of […]
Acuity Brands, Inc. has introduced the new Fresco(TM) touchscreen from Acuity Controls, enabling intuitive control of traditional, color changing and tunable white light sources, as well as moving fixtures, to create visual impact in high performance spaces. Users easily manage key aspects of lighting including intensity, color, color temperature, energy and position. The Fresco touchscreen […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2013 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Lutron Electronics’ LED Systems. Learn more here.
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 […]
The Universal Lighting Technologies plant in Matamoros, Mexico was recently recognized by PROFEPA, the Mexican equivalent of the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States, as a 2013 Environmental Leader in the state of Tamaulipas. Last year, the Mexican plant set several eco-efficiency projects in motion, which resulted in tangible water savings, energy savings and […]
Lutron Electronics recently announced the addition of new 250W C•L dimmers to its popular C•L dimmer collection. C•L dimmers are designed and UL listed for controlling a broad range of light-emitting diode (LED) and compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs. The higher wattage 250W C•L dimmer is also ideal for installations that incorporate a series of strip […]