An article in ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR’s February 2015 issue, authored by Craig DiLouie, LC, describes potential compatibility issues between LED products and line-voltage dimmers, and discusses ways to ensure good performance. Click here to read the article.
Archives for March 2015
Effective 2015, Jes Munk Hansen is heading OSRAM’s Classic Lamps & Ballasts (CLB) business unit, taking on this assignment alongside his duties as CEO of the Region Americas. The business unit Classic Lamps & Ballasts is a leader in commercial and residential lighting offering a wide portfolio of products ranging from halogen and fluorescent to […]
This article, authored by Craig DiLouie, LC, was published in the October 2014 issue of tED Magazine. Reprinted with permission. Outdoor lighting control is undergoing a mini-revolution that offers electrical distributors new selling opportunities while challenging them to keep abreast of technological change. Traditionally, controlling an outdoor lighting system was a relatively simple affair. Typically, […]
This article, authored by Craig DiLouie, LC, was published in the November 2014 issue of tED Magazine. Reprinted with permission. Lighting controls are devices and systems that turn lighting ON/OF or raise/lower output according to need. Over the past 10 years, these functions have become increasingly automated to save energy in commercial buildings, with demand […]
Daintree Networks, a provider of open wireless smart building solutions for enterprise control and energy management, recently announced its affiliate partnership with UC Davis’ California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) with the goal of advancing lighting controls. Daintree and CLTC will collaborate on efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of networked lighting controls. The widespread […]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued new energy standards for general-service fluorescent lamps that are expected to reduce availability of standard 4-ft. linear and 2-ft. U-bend 32W T8 lamps as well as some reduced-wattage T8 lamps. The rules go into effect January 26, 2018. After that date, distributors may continue to sell their […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2014 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to WattStopper’s DLM Relay Panel Retrofit Kit for commercial lighting applications. Click here to learn more.
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 […]
Leaders and influencers from GE Lighting, Quirky, The Home Depot® and CNET joined together Friday for a panel discussion on the future of smart home technology and how the “Internet of Things” is changing the face of the home industry. GE Lighting President & CEO Maryrose Sylvester and GE General Manager, North America Consumer Lighting […]
This video shows how GE Lighting is communicating with shoppers’ smart devices through the next generation of LED lighting fixtures, enabling retailers to provide exciting new location-based services.