Cooper Lighting Solutions recently announced the introduction of the HALO Home Voice Downlight and the HALO Home Smart Bulb, the latest additions to the award-winning HALO Home™ Smart Lighting System for the next generation of connected homes.
When it made the decision to relocate its Washington D.C. office, Michael Best LLC mapped out a laundry list of both critical and aspirational items it wanted to incorporate into the design of its new space. Being a firm that was growing its intellectual property book of business, it had first-hand knowledge of new and emerging technologies that could make the new space one of the most innovative, comfortable and appealing in the entire city. LED lighting controlled by color temperature tuning capabilities was at the top of the list.
PLC Multipoint recently announced the hiring of Diego Gonsalvez as Specification Engineer. He will be responsible for driving growth within the Transportation division of PLC Multipoint.
“Over the past decade, I have taught many classes on networked lighting control systems (NLCs)… Over the years, I’ve seen some recurring themes in terms of questions asked by attendees, such as…”
Whether it be an office building with a smart Building Management System (BMS), a dynamic color changing bridge, or a lobby with an interactive multimedia experience, architectural lighting controls systems need integration. A lighting controls systems integrator provides a unique service for lighting controls by identifying and overseeing the devices necessary for the unique needs of the project’s design. Some projects don’t use a dedicated lighting controls integrator and some projects experience challenges without the aid of a dedicated integrator. For project success, a lighting controls designer should know when to onboard and specify an integrator.
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2019 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Cree’s SmartCast lighting control solution for LED lighting.
The IES Illumination Awards provide a unique opportunity for public recognition of professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design based upon the individual merit of each entry judged against specific criteria. If you have completed a project with a strong lighting design and/or lighting controls design, you can submit it in one of four program categories, including the Control Innovation Award sponsored by the Lighting Controls Association.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) now offers EE304: Lighting Control and the Internet of Things, as a new course in its popular Education Express program.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently welcomed the Department of Energy (DOE) final Process Rule that modernizes its current appliance efficiency rulemaking process to conform to changes in the law, clarify ambiguities, and streamline the rulemaking process.
Homeowners can now benefit from the convenience of Amazon Alexa’s voice command capabilities directly from a light switch with the launch of the Decora Smart™ Voice Dimmer with Amazon Alexa Built-in. Leviton announced today that its first-of-its-kind voice-powered smart Wi-Fi dimmer is available to purchase. The Voice Dimmer doesn’t take up counter or desk space and provides the functionality of Alexa and smart lighting control discreetly built right into your wall.