Current, powered by GE has announced the acquisition of Australian technology start-up, Daintree Networks, an enterprise Industrial Internet provider of building controls solutions for commercial facilities. This acquisition will enable Current to expand its building automation platform and its energy-as-a-service offering to small- and medium-size facilities across the globe through the deployment of Daintree’s open, […]
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. has joined the Affiliated Distributors (AD) wholesale buying group as an approved supplier for the group’s U.S. electrical distributors, effective January 1, 2016. Universal has been a member of AD Canada since 2013. AD is the largest contractor and industrial products wholesale buying group in North America. The group’s membership includes […]
Universal Lighting Technologies recently recognized its top agencies for 2015 at the National Electrical Manufacturers Representative Association (NEMRA) conference. Agencies acknowledged included Hawkins Sales, Yusen Associates, Bay Electrical Solutions, Empire Electric, United Electrical Sales, and Electri-Products Group. Four Top Agency awards and four Top Agent Representative awards were presented by Damiani. Joe Miezin accepted a […]
Lutron Electronics recently announced the launch of The Lutron Support Community, an online forum for residential dealers and homeowners to post questions and answers about Lutron products, as well as share ideas, best practices, and troubleshooting tips. Members of Lutron’s technical support team monitor and participate in the forum to provide additional information and assistance […]
Daintree Networks has won an award from IoT Evolution magazine, which honors organizations delivering software or hardware solutions that enable the advancement of the smart home and building industry. Learn more about the award and its winners here.
James M. “Jim” Yorgey, P.E., LC, CTS, Lutron Electronics’ technical-applications manager, has been re-elected chair of the National Lighting Bureau, the independent lighting education foundation. Mark S. Lien, L.C., CLEP, CLMC, HBDP, LEED BD&C, government & industry relations director for Bureau-sponsor OSRAM SYLVANIA, was re-elected vice chair. Cary S. Mendelsohn (Imperial Lighting Maintenance Company), representing […]
CONSULTING-SPECIFYING ENGINEER’s 11th annual Product of the Year contest is a premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire/life safety, electrical and plumbing systems engineering markets. Finalists were judged by readers of the magazine which include qualified engineering, facility management and building professionals who specify products and systems for nonresidential buildings. Selected as a […]
Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. has acquired Distech Controls Inc., a provider of building automation and energy management solutions that allow for the seamless integration of lighting, HVAC, access control, closed circuit television and related systems. Acuity Brands Lighting acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of Distech Controls for approximately $318 million CAD.
PLC Multipoint has added an Estimator to its team–Gabriel Ledezma, who brings a strong background in electrical engineering and estimating to the position. Ledezma can be contacted at Quotes [at] PLCMultipoint [dot] com.
GE and The City of San Diego have launched a pilot program to turn street lights into intelligent, connected devices. “Imagine if your street light could do more than just provide light… if it could identify hazards in the roadway and deploy city crews… if it could help sense an entire environment and create the […]