The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) offers a free publication on how to evaluate electrical equipment that has been exposed to water through flooding, hurricanes, and other events involving large quantities of water.
Eaton recently announced that it is joining the Smart Cities Council (SCC) as a North American Associate Partner as part of the company’s effort to simplify the path for deploying connected solutions in communities. The collaboration brings Eaton’s connected lighting expertise to critical smart city stakeholders, helping develop solutions for their specific needs. Lighting is […]
LD+A recently published an article by the California Lighting Technology Center’s Cory Jackson, discussing why commercial lighting remains sparse in demand response programs and what can be done. She writes: After nearly two decades of support and research focused on automated demand response (ADR), lighting remains underutilized as a demand response resource. Beginning in 2007 […]
LD+A recently reported that the City of Spokane, Washington has deployed traffic-adaptive LED streetlights using Echelon’s artificial intelligence vision system. In Spokane, the system will be deployed on traffic intersection streetlights, where it will analyze traffic flows and automatically adjust light levels in an attempt to enhance safety, while reducing energy consumption and maintenance costs. […]
Leviton recently announced expanded features including IFTTT (if this, then that) integration for Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls. Decora Smart with Wi-Fi light switches, dimmers, and plug-in modules provide time-based schedules, free remote control from anywhere, and optional integrated voice control with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The customizable solution now includes new […]
In “Connectivity is The Key,” LD+A lighting control columnists Gary Meshberg, LC (chair, Lighting Controls Association) and Craig DiLouie, LC (education director) describe the revolution in lighting controls occurring in the area of connectivity and what this means for the future of lighting. The authors write: While basic connected lighting capabilities have been available for […]
Lutron Electronics recently opened the European Experience Centre in London. The 6,300-square-foot (585 sq.m.) showroom and education space includes a mix of the company’s innovative light and blind control solutions for commercial, hospitality and residential use — such as its GRAFIK Eye, myRoom, Quantum, and HomeWorks QS systems. Located in the heart of London, just […]
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 […]
LightShow West has announced a new education series, Control Systems Summit: A Lighting Revolution, will take place Oct. 12 as part of the two-day trade show and conference at Kentia Hall in the Los Angeles Convention Center Oct. 11-12. Available for $195, the summit will include four hours of education, which carry a number of […]
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2017 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Eaton’s WaveLinx Wireless Connected Lighting System. Click here to learn more.