Skipping Stone, Schneider Electric and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently announced the formation of a committee tasked with enhancing the current Demand Response LEED Pilot Credit. The team, led by Skipping Stone and composed of Schneider Electric and the Demand Response Research Center (DRRC) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will collaborate on enhancing the credit to enable commercial building owners and LEED green building projects to earn credits in LEED for enrolling in utility or wholesale market demand response programs.
Universal Lighting Technologies is launching a new online eHID course at its award-winning e-Learning Center. Subjects covered include a history of eHID technology, an analysis of its performance and benefits, and a review of its most common applications, including a detailed replacement matrix for retrofitting magnetic HID systems.
Leviton recently announced the acquisition of Quantran Systems Limited. Quantran’s products, capabilities and presence in strategic international markets further expand Leviton’s global strength in commercial lighting control systems.
Dion Hyland has joined Encelium Technologies of Teaneck, N.J., as director of sales for Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. A resident of the Sacramento area, Hyland is a 24-year electrical industry veteran who possesses extensive professional sales experience working with specifiers, wholesale distributors, manufacturers, electrical contractors and end-users.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. makes it easy to design light control systems with the debut of the new Lutron Designer.
Kandice Castellino of Center Valley, PA has been named director of energy service company and utility sales at Encelium Technologies based in Teaneck, NJ. In her new role, she will work with a wide range of energy-related businesses throughout North America to accelerate the adoption of Encelium’s Energy Control System™ (ECS) and related total light management solutions.
Leviton recently announced the launch of the company’s Facebook page, YouTube channel and Knowledgebase online community, providing customers with easier access to information about Leviton’s products and educational resources.
WattStopper completed its 8-city Digital Lighting Management (DLM) Roadshow, Making the Connection, recently. This event showcased the functionality of DLM lighting controls, within a framework of market drivers, meeting and exceeding energy codes such as ASHRAE 90.1-2010, achieving sustainability goals, and advancing intelligent building operations. The company developed the event in response to market demand in learning about the capabilities of the innovative control offering.