James M. “Jim” Yorgey, P.E., LC, CTS, Lutron Electronics’ technical-applications manager, has been re-elected chair of the National Lighting Bureau, the independent lighting education foundation. Mark S. Lien, L.C., CLEP, CLMC, HBDP, LEED BD&C, government & industry relations director for Bureau-sponsor OSRAM SYLVANIA, was re-elected vice chair. Cary S. Mendelsohn (Imperial Lighting Maintenance Company), representing […]
Archives for February 2016
GDP ended 2015 strongly with an annual estimated growth rate of 2.4%. The overall U.S. economy continues to improve. Positive economic conditions continue to support growth in demand for nonresidential construction. The nonresidential construction sector enjoyed double-digit growth in 2015, and strong momentum is expected to continue in 2016. The AIA’s semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast, […]
Craig DiLouie, LC recently had the opportunity to interview David Ciccarelli, VP Dynamic Lighting, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. The topic: tunable-white lighting. DiLouie: Looking at LED sources and controls, what are the different technological methods used to produce tunable-white light in commercial luminaires? Ciccarelli: The goal of Tunable White lighting is to reproduce multiple color […]
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 use of lighting controls in nonresidential applications. This month, we […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2015 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Lutron Electronics’ Shading Advisor for more effective management of daylight. Click here to learn more.
Discover how GE Lighting will enhance the retail store visit experience through customizable lighting solutions developed to help customers have a more engaging shopping experience. Learn more here.
PLC Multipoint’s line of CES voltage-based sensors provide reliable sensing for daylight harvesting applications. Providing an analog light level input into lighting control and building automation systems, these 3-wire, Class 2 sensors are UL 916-listed and California Title 24-compliant. With four styles, PLC Multipoint optimizes performance by designing housings and lenses to meet the specific […]
The Lighting Controls Association’s Craig DiLouie, LC, contributed an article about lighting control strategies and how they apply to existing buildings for FACILITIES MAINTENANCE DECISIONS, which republished it on their website. You can read it here.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has updated its popular Education Express course EE300: Lighting Control of LEDs, with all new content describing LED sources are controlled. Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting controls and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning. LED technology delivers exceptional opportunities for lighting control application. However, due to […]