Michael Siminovitch of the CLTC was recently interviewed for the Echelon blog about adaptive lighting. He says: “We asked, could we dynamically address the lighting according to need, and to do it in a way that preserves safety and security and aesthetics? This isn’t just about turning off the lights. It’s the idea of reducing […]
Archives for April 2015
Acuity Brands, Inc. recently announced a strategic partnership with Sensity Systems, a pioneer in light sensory networks. Acuity Brands and Sensity plan to create a joint solution that further transforms energy-efficient LED lighting into a smart, connected platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). As a Sensity NetSense Partner, Acuity Brands further expands its […]
The Lighting Controls Association is proud to offer a sneak peak at a selection of new products that will be displayed by members at LIGHTFAIR International May 5-7 in New York City. While some can be seen here, many more await at member booths, so be sure to visit! CREE, INC. Cree, Inc. recently introduced […]
NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America was largely steady for a third straight month in March as the index inched up to 58.3 from 57.9 in February and 57.5 in January. The survey’s measure of the mean degree of change in current North American conditions firmed in March, climbing […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2014 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to PLC’s IRISLIDE daylight harvesting sensor, which can control 0-10V dimming drivers with no additional control wiring.
On April 29, 2015, Konstantinos Papamichael of the the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) will present a webinar on advanced lighting controls, sponsored by Philips. Click here to learn more and register.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards; crafts and executes advocacy campaigns; and provides analytical products to assist member companies with business decisions. The Program Manager – Lighting Systems Standards manages the standards development process for several technologies in the Lighting Systems sector. The program manager works with member companies to […]
Cree, Inc. has introduced field-adjustable color temperature for its SmartCast™ Technology-enabled CR Series LED troffers, delivering a dynamic and customizable lighting experience for building managers and occupants. The first of Cree’s luminaires to feature instantly adjustable color temperatures, Cree’s SmartCast Technology combined with its TrueWhite® Technology allow for superior color quality and consistency while providing […]
Today, 30-50% of workers are over 45 years old. Over the age of 45, people begin to experience a deterioration of their near-sight vision. Research shows a 60-year-old person needs between two and five times as much light as a 20-year-old to see the same visual detail, let alone concentrate. As a result, Philips Lighting […]
Lutron Electronics has made the sad announcement that Joel Spira, the company’s Chairman, Founder, and Director of Research, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Starting from a Riverside Drive ping pong table in New York City, Joel and his wife Ruth founded a company that now sells lighting controls, motorized shades and temperature controls […]