Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. has partnered with distribution agency Lighting Control Solutions to represent the company’s complete line of innovative lighting products in Kansas and Missouri.
Most commercial building energy codes require automatic lighting shutoff. This common-sense strategy also adds value to lighting upgrades in existing buildings. Remote switching is one method, with an option being switches residing in a metal cabinet-type enclosure called a panel. This panel can serve as the backbone for a complete energy code-compliant control system that responds to a wide range of control inputs for indoor and outdoor lighting control. It is typically sold as a new complete unit, though panelboard retrofit assemblies are available.
This article describes common panel-based lighting control systems.
Philips Lighting has partnered with Vodafone IoT to provide customers with scalable M2M connectivity for connected lighting and beyond. Connected light points throughout the city can be monitored and controlled using Vodafone’s IoT connectivity and existing cellular network infrastructure.
Lutron Electronics recently announcedthat its Quantum Total Light Management System and Vive wireless system have been listed on the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL) in the Networked Lighting Control Systems category. By meeting or exceeding the technical requirements, both Quantum and Vive systems will now be eligible for utility rebates and incentives by […]
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently released its September Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI). For a second consecutive month, the index reflected an improvement in the current conditions measures with an overall increase of three points, from 65.6 to 68.8. The future conditions index increased from 62.5 to 75 with a few survey participants […]
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2017 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to emergency assistance services enabled by Echelon’s networked lighting control system. Click here to learn more.
Republication of Postings from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program Headquartered in Greenville, SC, where more than 500 employees are based, Hubbell Lighting is a major manufacturer of LED and conventional luminaires and control solutions, and is one of the three largest lighting manufacturers based in the U.S. The company features a […]
Republication of Postings from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program by Jim Brodrick, SSL Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy A new GATEWAY report on a trial installation of tunable-white LED lighting systems in three Texas classrooms provides valuable insights into the use of this technology in a real-world setting. While reducing […]
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) offers a free publication on how to evaluate electrical equipment that has been exposed to water through flooding, hurricanes, and other events involving large quantities of water.
Eaton recently announced that it is joining the Smart Cities Council (SCC) as a North American Associate Partner as part of the company’s effort to simplify the path for deploying connected solutions in communities. The collaboration brings Eaton’s connected lighting expertise to critical smart city stakeholders, helping develop solutions for their specific needs. Lighting is […]