In response to a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) request for consortia to advise the department on high-performance building issues, ASHRAE led the formation of the High-Performance Commercial Green Building Partnership (HPCGBP). This Consortium brings together leading organizations from all aspects of the building community to provide guidance and technical leadership on key sustainability issues to the Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Program.
The Lighting Controls Association has announced that Hubbell Building Automation, Inc. (HBA) has joined as a new member. Hubbell Building Automation, headquartered in Austin, TX and a subsidiary of Hubbell Incorporated, is a manufacturer of a wide range of lighting controls such as networked control systems, occupancy sensors, daylighting controls and hi-bay controls.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) is pleased to announce that it is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2009.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has updated EE102: Switching Controls to include a new and improved section on load scheduling controls as part of its popular Education Express program.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced a new initiative today aimed at reducing energy use and costs in the 5 million existing commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings in the United States. The campaign, called “enLIGHTen America,” will target building owners, operators, and executives who make decisions about upgrading lighting products in un-renovated buildings.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published LC 1-2007 Test Procedure for Compatibility of Hearing Aids and Ultrasonic Lighting Control Devices. This standard provides a basis to evaluate the possible interactions between ultrasonic lighting control devices and hearing aids utilizing a set of test procedures. This evaluation can be used as the basis for specifying performance criteria for both hearing aids and occupancy sensors to eliminate interference.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has announced the availability of EE204: Hi-Bay Lighting Upgrades, a new course added to its popular Education Express program. Residing at the Association’s website, Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting controls and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning, as well as meta-issues such as LEED, energy codes and other trends.
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that Sensor Switch has been admitted to the Association’s membership, joining the industry’s other leading manufacturers of controls and controllable ballasts.
In June 2006, the Lighting Controls Association published Education Express, a new free online distance-education program about lighting, controls and controllable ballasts.To date, the more than 2,000 students who have taken Education Express courses are giving the program high marks.
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that Delta Controls has been admitted to the Association’s membership, joining the industry’s other leading manufacturers of controls and controllable ballasts. For more than 20 years, Delta Controls has offered building control solutions to commercial, institutional and government buildings. Delta created the first fully integrated native BACnet building solution encompassing lighting, HVAC and access products.