The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that EE110: Commissioning Lighting Controls has been added to the Association’s popular online Education Express distance education courses.
Instructions on how to install a Leviton Dimmer Switch …
At first glance, LED technology appears to be very friendly with dimming control, with dimmable integrated LED lamps available. However, the given integrated lamp must be rated as compatible with the given line-voltage dimmer. This whitepaper describes current LED dimming issues and offers application guidance to avoid unwanted performance.
Lutron Maestro wireless lighting controls are used in a home remodel project …
Researchers at the National Research Council Canada – Institute for Research in Construction (NRC-IRC) conducted a study to determine how far, how fast and over what period lighting can be dimmed before occupants notice and are adversely affected. The results suggest a role for dimmable lighting in demand response programs.
Green construction codes and standards are beginning to emerge on the national code stage. The standards go beyond energy standards such as 90.1 and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) to cover additional areas such as site sustainability, water efficiency, indoor environmental quality and materials and resources. The first is ASHRAE Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, published by ASHRAE in January 2010 in conjunction with the USGBC and the Illuminating Engineering Society.
Lutron Electronics has announced that its Eco-minder dimmer collection is a recipient of a Building Products magazine Green Products Award.
HUNT Dimming has announced that is has begun celebrating its fiftieth year as a leading lighting control manufacturer and technology development company.
This construction outlook reviews the year’s topline construction numbers, examines the directions that leading construction and electrical industry indicators are pointing, and provides a summary of the latest AIA Consensus Construction Forecast for 2010.
WattStopper introduces their Digital Lighting Management solution …