In 2015, the International Code Council published a new version of its International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). This model energy code provides states and jurisdictions code-ready language to adopt in whole or in part. It has been updated every three years since 2000. Today, a majority of states base their commercial building energy codes on […]
With Powerlink intelligent panelboards, a huge sports stadium is able to automate lights, televisions and more, improving their energy efficiency and gaining convenient, remote control. Learn how in the below video or click here.
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2016 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Douglas Lighting Controls’ Bluetooth Wireless Control System. This product is a complete stand-alone wireless system used to control lights in a variety of applications. The system includes wireless fixture controllers, switches, and occupancy/daylight sensors all using […]
In an article recently published by Oracle’s Profit, Current by GE CTO David Bartlett saves LED lighting not only saves energy but also presents new capabilities due to it being a digital platform. He compares it to a smart phone, which bundles multiple functions into a single device. “It’s to the point where I don’t […]
Craig DiLouie LC, CLCP recently interviewed Rohit Udavant, Matt Petti, Joe Bokelman, Mike Lunn, Soroush Amidi and Gaurav Aggarwal, product managers at Eaton Corporation, about luminaire-integrated lighting controls. These interviews were used to develop an article on the topic for tED Magazine. DiLouie: What types of luminaire-integrated controls are available for LED lighting? Rohit Udavant: […]
Roy Harvey, LC of OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc., SSL Electronics & Infrastructure Standards & Regulatory Affairs Vice-chair of ASC C137 and Head of C137.1 Ad Hoc Group, recently contributed a blog post to UL.com describing the C137 standard. This standard covers a 0-10V analog interface between dimmable LED drivers, fluorescent ballasts and dimming controls. Click here […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]