Selecting a Dimmer – Energy Savings Considerations
While general-service incandescent lamps have received the most attention in media coverage of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007, with provisions beginning to take effect in 2012, many popular incandescent reflector lamps are being outlawed this month.
Encelium Technologies, a technology development firm specializing in integrated lighting control systems for commercial buildings, has partnered with SLS Lighting of British Columbia, a division of SLS Group Industries, Inc. Through this partnership, SLS will serve as a sales representative for Encelium in British Columbia.
Good news: Lighting professionals have three new opportunities for continuing education, thanks to Universal Lighting Technologies and its award-winning e-Learning Center. Online classes are now available on DEMANDflex™ lighting ballasts, DCL® Controls, and DCL Component Selection and Installation.
An additional 30-80 percent energy savings using occupancy sensors and 10-30 percent savings using daylighting controls can be achieved in a hi-bay fluorescent upgrade.
Leviton Manufacturing Company’s Wireless Occupancy Sensor System has been named by Buildings magazine among its top 100 products of the year.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. has launched a new website devoted to LED lighting that highlights important product compatibility testing. The website is a public resource intended to help designers, specifiers, contractors and homeowners avoid compatibility problems and retain significant energy savings by dimming LED lighting.
Paul H. Trively passed away April 9, 2009, in Salisbury Township, Lehigh Valley, PA.
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that EE205: Personal Lighting Control has been added to the Association’s popular online Education Express distance education courses.
In commemoration of its milestone 60th Anniversary in 2005 and subsequent contribution of $60,000 to the highly-regarded International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) Education Trust, Philips Lighting Electronics (makers of Philips Advance branded products) proudly awarded its fifth annual pair of $5,000 student scholarships to deserving students at the annual IALD Awards Presentation and IALD Education Trust Benefit Dinner in New York City on May 6.