As the lighting market shifts to SSL technology, Current, powered by GE is one of many companies that are helping to reinforce U.S. manufacturing and R&D leadership. This will not only help bring significant energy savings through more-efficient lighting products, but will benefit our economy by adding jobs at multiple levels of the supply chain.
Archives for December 2017
The Lighting Controls Association’s Education Director Craig DiLouie recently interviewed Terry Arbouw, Director of Business Development & Product Innovation at Hubbell Control Solutions, and Félix Omar Pérez, Product Manager – Energy Efficiency at Hubbell Wiring Systems. The topic: automatic plug load control.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) agreed to enter a formal liaison to advance the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). A liaison relationship between IIC and NEMA fosters common understanding of new technologies for the digital economy.
Controlling plug loads is a natural fit for the lighting controls industry, as the same devices and strategies are used for automatic shutoff of plug loads such as task lighting as for general lighting. This feature article by LCA Education Director Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP looks at energy code requirements, compliance options, and control types.
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2017 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Universal Lighting Technologies’ lighting retrofit solutions.
The lighting design for this new hospital focused on the quality of the patient experience, using light as a means to help enhance the wellness and comfort of both patients and their families. Reinforcing the circadian rhythm of patients with daylight and electric light was a key aspect of enhancing the patient comfort and well-being.
Acuity Brands, Inc. recently announced that LocusLabs, Inc. has joined its Atrius Internet of Things partner ecosystem.
The IES Illumination Awards program recognizes individuals for professionalism, ingenuity, and originality in lighting design. The Lighting Controls Association is proud to sponsor the Lighting Control Innovation Award, which recognizes excellence in design projects featuring innovative and effective use of lighting controls. Submissions open January 2, 2018.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and its counterpart industry associations in Canada and Mexico issued joint recommendations to their respective governments on the modernization and improvement of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
The Lighting Controls Association has announced that OSRAM’s Gary Meshberg, LEED AP, LC, IES has been re-elected Chair for the 2018-2019 term. Legrand’s Charles Knuffke has been elected Co-Chair. Maria Northup of NEMA serves as executive director, secretary and treasurer, and Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP, IES, principal of ZING Communications, Inc., serves as education director.