In a recent panel at seventh annual NLB Lighting Forum experts talked about wired and wireless control system protocols.
Luminaires are becoming smart nodes on powerful data networks. How is this happening and what are the benefits of a sensor-rich network?
Legrand, North & Central America and Lumileds recently announced a partnership agreement that will bring to market a simple to integrate and easy-to-install plug and play solution that delivers high quality tunable-white light.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has become the talk of technologists everywhere, on every product level imaginable. Lighting is no exception. Understanding why this is such an energetic field requires thinking beyond conventional control and connectivity models. The integration of smart features opens the door to intelligent utilization of data and energy that cannot be achieved using closed, localized technologies that cannot be accessed beyond their limited utilitarian functionality.
In August 2018, the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) published a best practices guide for designing daylight harvesting lighting control systems. Titled Daylight Harvesting for Commercial Buildings Guide, it focuses on compliance with California’s Title 24 energy code, though it has broad application.
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently had the opportunity to interview Jonathan Cartrette, Systems Architect, Wattstopper/Legrand for an article that will be published in 2019 for ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR. The topic? Lighting and cybersecurity.
Lutron Electronics recently reimagined its Residential Experience and Training Center in the Decoration and Design Building in New York City. Nearly three times the size of Lutron’s former New York City space, the new Center is intended to offer a design destination for the tri-state area specification community and their clients.
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to McWong International’s IoT-ready and Bluetooth-enabled programmable LED drivers.
In September, California passed SB-327, a cybersecurity law that will affect manufacturers of Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) devices.
This article at Eaton’s THE SOURCE website provides an insightful look at how connected lighting can facilitate space optimization.