Bob Householder, Director of Engineering for Universal, offers insight about the design and engineering process involved in the company’s LED technology.
Archives for December 2015
Universal has introduced simple LED replacement options as the company continues to expand its EVERLINE family, including T8 LED Linear Tubes, “LED Ready” compatible ballasts and the EVERLINE LED Retrofit Kit. The newest products in the family are EVERLINE T8 LED Tubes—designed to serve as a direct replacement for conventional linear fluorescent lamps. The tubes […]
Lighting controls are now required by energy codes in the large majority of new commercial buildings. As demand for controls continues to increase, so does demand for commissioning as a quality assurance process. This process helps ensure that installed controls satisfy both the design intent and owner requirements by minimizing error across the construction process. […]
The Lighting Controls 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 Controls 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 2015 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to WattStopper’s new wireless exterior lighting controls. Click here to learn more.
Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. has acquired Distech Controls Inc., a provider of building automation and energy management solutions that allow for the seamless integration of lighting, HVAC, access control, closed circuit television and related systems. Acuity Brands Lighting acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of Distech Controls for approximately $318 million CAD.
Republication of Postings from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program by Jim Brodrick, SSL Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy For years now, people have been talking about the “LED revolution” that’s being fomented by the disruptive technology that is solid-state lighting. But at DOE’s inaugural Connected Lighting Systems Meeting, held last […]
The U.S. Department of Energy’s inaugural Connected Lighting Systems Meeting, held November 16 in Portland, OR, saw more than 260 experts from the lighting, semiconductor, and IT industries gather to share perspectives and lay the groundwork for government/industry collaboration on the convergence of intelligent controllable light sources, communication networks, sensors, and data exchange in future […]
Hubbell Building Automation has announced that the free NX™ Room Setup Tool smart phone app is fully functional and currently released in beta. With this, both iOS® and Android™ phones and tablets can be used to set up NX Room Controllers via Bluetooth® radio. Hubbell Building Automation is a provider of occupancy sensors and lighting […]
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Wauwatosa is consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the U.S., and contains the first and largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in the state. “We provide state-of-the-art care for more than 700 infants each year,” says Ann Grippe, clinical nurse specialist at Children’s Hospital. […]