In 2012, ETC introduced the Unison® Aero® family, which brings cost-effective, energy-saving control to existing or new lighting systems in a wide variety of commercial applications. Now ETC is adding three new products to the line that conserve even more energy and further increase flexibility. The Unison Aero Contact Interface joins the Aero system’s lighting-control […]
Archives for January 2015
ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING recently published an inside look at California’s tough new version of the Title 24 energy code. Read it here.
In November 2014, ASHRAE published ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. The standard, which updates the previous 2011 version, covers site sustainability, water use, energy, indoor environmental quality, and the building’s impact on the atmosphere, materials and resources. The standard provides states and other jurisdictions a […]
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 application of lighting controls in nonresidential spaces. This month, we […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2014 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Encelium’s new and improved Energy Management System.
The Illuminating Engineering Society’s 2015 Illumination Awards program is now open for submissions. This program recognizes individuals for professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design based on the individual merit of each entry. Judging is based on how well the lighting design meets the specified criteria for the category the project is entered in. Anyone […]
The Energy Commission has approved the California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program (CALCTP) and the National Lighting Contractors Association of America (NLCAA) as Lighting Acceptance Test Technician Certification Providers. This action gives CALCTP and NLCAA authorization to train and certify qualified individuals and employers beyond the interim period established by the 2013 Energy Standards. Individuals […]
James M. Yorgey, PE, LC, CTS, Lutron Electronics Company’s technical applications manager, has been elected chair of the National Lighting Bureau. Mark Lien, L.C., CLEP, CLMC, HBDP, LEED BD&C, government & industry relations director for Bureau-sponsor OSRAM SYLVANIA, was elected vice chair. Cary S. Mendelsohn (Imperial Lighting Maintenance Company), representing the interNational Association of Lighting […]
Philips Lighting Controls offers free online courses covering operation, benefits, protocols, indoor controls, outdoor controls and architectural lighting controls. Check out the course offering here.
Daintree Networks recently launched an offering that merges cloud-based computing with building automation technology to enable comprehensive energy management that far surpasses simple lighting control. Daintree’s Building Energy Management as a Service (BEMaaS™) approach makes its ControlScope™ software available as a subscription-based cloud application instead of locally on a physical server. Choosing this option will […]