Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced it has opened a state-of-the-art facility in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, to serve as its headquarters. Located just east of downtown Vancouver at 3605 Gilmore Way, the new space exclusively features Douglas lighting systems throughout, as well as a number of other […]
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 […]
A complete stand-alone wireless system to control lights in a variety of applications. The system includes wireless fixture controllers, switches, and occupancy/daylight sensors all using Bluetooth® wireless technology. Also available is a fixture mounted controller and sensor with Bluetooth technology providing wireless communication and occupancy/daylight control in one device. Click here to learn more.
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2016 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Wattstopper’s LMFC DMX lighting fixture controller. Click here to learn more.
Echelon Corp. recently introduced a new product in its expanding multi-application platform for a connected smart lighting infrastructure. The new CLP 4000 is a next-generation controller that includes open-standard sensor inputs. This lets customers integrate Internet of Things applications that can improve safety and comfort, such as white tuning, safe adaptive lighting, dynamic traffic analysis […]
The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) has completed its “Intelligent Buildings and the Impact of the Internet of Things” research project, conducted by IHS Markit. Intelligent Buildings Council, a core working council of CABA, commissioned the landmark research project to examine the impact of IoT related to intelligent buildings. The research report provides actionable data […]
Acuity Brands, Inc. recently unveiled the nLight® AIR platform, a wireless extension of its widely deployed nLight® digital lighting control platform. As a fully wireless lighting control system with a five-tier security architecture, nLight AIR is ideal for building owners and contractors looking to seamlessly upgrade facilities to LED lighting control solutions that are designed […]
In a feature article recently published in ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR, Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP describes the basics of outdoor lighting control, energy code requirements and advanced options such as wireless networks, which can generate unprecedented opportunities for control and information. Check it out here.
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. is now celebrating its 70th anniversary in the industry. In 1947, the company was founded as Universal Manufacturing Company and became one of the first manufacturers of fluorescent ballasts in North America. Today, it is known as a global lighting industry innovator committed to quality and customer service. “Universal began during […]
A team of faculty and graduate students from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications (LESA) and Boston University was awarded a U.S. patent titled “Sensory Lighting System and Method for Characterizing an Illumination Space.” The patent describes how the LED lighting system in a space can detect occupants’ presence, location, […]