The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA LSD 64 Lighting Controls Terminology. NEMA LSD 64 defines terminology related to controls for lighting systems for non-residential and residential applications. The goal of LSD 64 is for NEMA definitions to ultimately be used as the definitive reference for codes, standards, and legislation. This will eliminate […]
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that EE110: Commissioning Lighting Controls, one of the Association’s popular online Education Express distance education courses, has been completely revised. Residing here, Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting control and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning, as well as meta-issues such as commissioning, energy […]
The Illuminating Engineering Society has opened submissions for the 2013 Illumination Awards, including the Lighting Control Innovation Award sponsored by the Lighting Controls Association. This award recognizes the exemplary use of lighting controls in nonresidential building projects. To learn more about the Lighting Controls Innovation Award and how to submit a project, click here. The […]
The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) has announced an expanded show floor for its seventh annual LEDucation program on LED technology. LEDucation 7 will take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in New York City with an expansion in exhibit space and educational sessions at the Hotel Pennsylvania – Penn Plaza Pavilion. Over […]
President Obama recently signed into law a handful of energy efficiency provisions endorsed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). The American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act (HR 6582) is the legislative vehicle for provisions promoting advanced metering in the federal government; a greater focus at the Department of Energy on deployment of existing manufacturing […]
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that EE105: Lighting Control System Design has been added to the Association’s popular online Education Express distance education courses. Residing here, Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting control and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning, as well as meta-issues such as commissioning, energy codes, […]
The Lighting Controls Association is proud to announce that it has become an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System (CES) provider. In addition, nearly all of the courses in Education Express are now registered for AIA CES Learning Units (LU) / Healthy Safety Welfare (HSW) / Sustainable Design (SD) credits. AIA CES is […]
The Lighting Controls Association has announced the results of a recent survey of regular site users. The purpose of the survey, which was distributed to 15,000 subscribers of the LCA newsletter lightingCONTROL, was to determine satisfaction with the LCA website as well as the popularity of potential features. Respondents totaled 241, or 1.6%. The first […]
Control This! has been rescheduled to Wednesday, December 5. All the particulars, seminars, and times, remain as before. Click here to learn more and register.
Due to the continuing disruption in New York City due to Hurricane Sandy, the Control This! 2012 event has been postponed. The New York chapter of the IES will announce a new date soon. Stay tuned.