Karl Haas has been appointed architectural national sales manager for ETC. Haas will be responsible for managing ETC’s architectural regional managers and the company’s sales territories of North and South America, India and Australia.
Archives for August 2015
There is a lot of buzz today about the Internet of Things and the convergence of intelligent controllable light sources, communication networks, sensors, and data exchange in future lighting systems. On November 16, 2015, in Portland, OR, DOE’s inaugural Connected Lighting Systems Workshop will gather top experts from the lighting, semiconductor, and IT industries to […]
Hubbell Building Automation’s wiSCAPE™ External Fixture Module lighting control device allows any outdoor light fixture to be managed, monitored and metered. The External Fixture Module provides ON/OFF control and 0-10V dimming output compatible with all 2-wire dimming drivers and ballasts. A built-in luxmeter allows for daylight harvesting and a low-voltage input is available for motion […]
A traditional lighting control design deploys manual switches and simple controls such as load scheduling to control large zones of luminaires. Even when occupancy sensors are installed, these devices are typically assigned to large control zones. Increasingly stringent commercial building energy codes have made control zoning more granular. Emerging control strategies such as daylight harvesting […]
According to a new market research report by Markets and Markets, Home Automation and Control Market by Lighting Control (Occupancy Sensors, Relays, Transmitters), Security & Access Control (Video Surveillance, Biometric), HVAC Control (Heating & Cooling Coils, Pumps & Fans, Sensors), and Geography – Global Forecast to 2020, the home automation market is expected to grow […]
As part of its commitment to reduce energy consumption, the City of Oceanside recently installed more than 7,700 GE LED roadway fixtures equipped with a GPS-enabled controls system. Expected to drive energy and maintenance savings of approximately $600,000 annually, the installation of GE LED fixtures with LightGrid™ controls continues to position the city as a […]
In an article recently published by LEDs Magazine, Lutron Electronics’ Roland Ledyard explains that while 0-10V dimming is a standard driver feature, every technology decision has a cost. He makes an argument that digitally addressable drivers are often a more economical decision. Click here to read the article.
Acuity Brands, Inc. has announced the release of its first in a series of Commercial Office Solutions Sets. This integrated lighting and controls solution for Private Office applications combines the Acuity Brands® FS series of recessed LED Luminaires featuring eldoLED® technology, with its award-winning nLight® control technology from Acuity Controls. The Set is a “one […]
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 […]
Philips Color Kinetics’ ActiveSite is a cloud-hosted connected lighting system for remotely monitoring, managing, and maintaining architectural LED lighting installations. The system integrates luminaires, digital lighting controls and lighting management software. Luminaires share data about their status and operations with the software, which allows system users to remotely monitor and manage each luminaire anywhere in […]