Reducing initial cost by an estimated 20-25 percent, rebates remain a strong incentive for investing in energy-efficient lighting and controls. In 2020, significant rebate opportunities are widely available for LED lighting and controls, including growing availability of rebates for networked controls.
Lighting Controls Designers work with many different types of documents, some of which may be created by the designer, some by the manufacturer, and others by third parties. This paper will quickly describe each document, why it is used, and who is often responsible for creating the document. There are four design phases in which these documents are utilized…
Venture Lighting International has partnered with Synapse Wireless® to enhance the capabilities of several key product lines. Starting with outdoor area lighting, Venture Lighting is now offering intelligent luminaires enabled by Synapse, to the Environ LED area lighting family and VFlood product lines. Venture is working towards extending the same control capabilities to its LED highbays for indoor, industrial applications as well.
Leviton recently announced the appointment of Viscor Inc., a Leviton company to serve as the lighting headquarters in Toronto, Ontario for Leviton Lighting Canada.
Legrand recently announced the purchase of Focal Point, strengthening its position in specification-grade architectural lighting solutions for commercial buildings in the United States.
Signify has completed the acquisition of Cooper Lighting Solutions from Eaton. The transaction strengthens Signify’s market position and better positions the company to capture growth in the North American lighting market.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) issued a letter of support for the passage of new energy legislation being considered in the Senate this week, American Energy Innovation Act of 2020.
Between the emergence of cloud-based video-conferencing, the rise of the distributed workforce and the proliferation of connected devices and co-working spaces, the future of work is a hotly debated topic with technological advances cropping up on what feels like a daily basis. One audience that’s closely watching all of these developments and others is facilities managers and space planners, who are working to keep pace with the needs of a modern business. An often overlooked component of this conversation is capacity planning, including how the intersection of light and technology can play a key role in the transformation of managing – and maximizing – the work space by effectively designing and planning for this new age of work.
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. was recently recognized as a Sapphire Awards 2020 finalist for excellence of design and innovation in the LED drivers product category. The 2020 Sapphire Awards winners were announced during a reception aboard the USS Midway on Feb. 12, 2020 – during the week of Strategies in Light in San Diego.
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.