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Electrical Contractor Magazine recently published a major story on lighting controls featuring LCA members Leviton, Lutron, OSRAM SYLVANIA and WattStopper, in addition to comments from Craig DiLouie representing the Lighting Controls Association. The article, titled “Take Control,” outlines control strategies that building owners and managers can deploy now to reduce energy costs and increase flexibility in existing building lighting systems.
The Lighting Controls Association is proud to announce that it has entered into a five-year agreement with the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) to sponsor a new Control Innovation Award as part of the IES’s prestigious Illumination Awards. Online submissions for the 2011 Illumination Awards program are being accepted January 18 through February 11, 2011.
I am pleased to announce that the Lighting Controls Association’s website has relaunched at www.lightingcontrolsassociation.org, providing most of the content of the old site, but now having content that is new, easier to find, read, share and discuss. From now on, if you visit our old site, www.aboutlightingcontrols.org, it will automatically direct you to the new site.
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to welcome GE Lighting as a new member. GE Lighting’s lighting, electronics and control products help building owners and users around the world reduce energy and maintenance costs while enhancing aesthetics, security and sustainability.
For nearly 100 years, Panasonic, now a globally recognized brand, has designed and manufactured consumer and industrial electronics. The Panasonic Full-2Way lighting control system provides a building block methodology for implementing lighting controls. Each panel compartment has a specific function; when combined, a host of Full-2Way components provide design flexibility and solutions for energy-efficient lighting applications.
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that EE110: Commissioning Lighting Controls has been added to the Association’s popular online Education Express distance education courses.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) is pleased to announce that EE300: Lighting Control of LEDs has been added to the Association’s popular online Education Express distance education courses.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has announced that Gary Meshberg, LEED AP, LC, director of sales of Encelium Technologies, has been appointed president of the Lighting Controls Association (LCA). A lighting controls industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, Meshberg will assume this new role on January 1, 2010.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published LL 9-2009 Dimming of T8 Fluorescent Lighting Systems. This new standard is the first coordinated guidance from industry on the dimming of T8 fluorescent lighting systems; LL 9 covers ranges between 100% and approximately 35% output (60mA lamp current). The publication was a result of discussions between numerous manufacturers and end-users as well as years of data gathering, testing, and analysis.