The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published LL 9-2009 Dimming of T8 Fluorescent Lighting Systems. This new standard is the first coordinated guidance from industry on the dimming of T8 fluorescent lighting systems; LL 9 covers ranges between 100% and approximately 35% output (60mA lamp current). The publication was a result of discussions between numerous manufacturers and end-users as well as years of data gathering, testing, and analysis.
Leviton Manufacturing Company was named Manufacturer of the Year by TED (The Electrical Distributor) Magazine and was also the distinguished recipient of four other Best of the Best Awards for the quality of its distributor marketing and support programs.
Lightronics has released a new full-line Product Selection Guide. The 24-page full-color catalog includes images of every product along with product comparison charts. The comparison charts provide product specs, technical details and available options for easy product selection.
The Schneider Electric North American Operating Division has earned the prestigious Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes, the second-largest for-profit, privately held homebuilder in the United States.
Universal Lighting Technologies is expanding its DEMANDflex™ family of high-efficiency T5 and T8 ballasts. The latest addition is the B228PUNVDRH-D, which is designed to operate two F14, F21, F28, or F35 T5 lamps with an input voltage range of 120 to 277 volts.
The DHMI is a 7-inch diagonal, high resolution, wide-screen format, color LCD used for interfacing with the Delta Controls building Automation System. The Delta DHMI uses BACnet over Ethernet to communicate with controllers on a local area network. User created graphics allow the DHMI to be completely customized for a given application.
Cooper Controls is the first lighting controls manufacturer to provide integrated power metering as a standard feature in its iLumin line of architectural dimming panels and the Greengate ControlKeeper series of energy management relay panels. Like the iLumin source controllers, the ControlKeeper panels perform true circuit level power metering via voltage, current and frequency measurement circuitry that is integral to their design.
Cooper Controls announced that it has entered into a technology and marketing agreement with Electronics Diversified, LLC (EDI). Full terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Philips Lighting Electronics has introduced the Philips branded ActiLume Color System, an easy-to-use-and-install offering that provides dynamic and static color effects using energy-efficient and long-lasting fluorescent and solid state lighting technologies.