In the fall of 2016, the Lighting Controls Association invited subscribers of lightingCONTROL, its monthly newsletter, to participate in a survey. The goal of the survey was to determine satisfaction with LCA services. LCA filtered the responses to separate manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and “other” (press, academic, etc.) respondents, which were regarded separately. The remainder included […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2016 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to OSRAM’s LIGHTIFY wireless control solution. Click here to learn more.
The Illuminating Engineering Society is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Illumination Awards, including the Lighting Control Innovation Award sponsored by the Lighting Controls Association. The deadline for submissions is February 17, 2017. The entry fee is $125 per project. Click here to see past winners. Click here to learn more.
Although some respondents noted weakness in their markets, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) indicates a decidedly positive shift overall as the current conditions index moved from 57.9 in November to 66.7 in December.
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently had the opportunity to interview James Benson, GM Global Marketing – Current, powered by GE, Intelligent Cities for an article about smart cities for Electrical Contractor Magazine. DiLouie: What is the concept of the smart city? What are the basic capabilities and benefits? Benson: A smart city is a place […]
At its 90th Annual Membership Meeting, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) elected Michael Pessina, co-CEO and president of Lutron Electronics, as chairman of the 2017 Board of Governors. Additional officers include Immediate Past Chairwoman Maryrose Sylvester of Current, powered by GE and First Vice Chair and Treasurer David Nord of Hubbell Incorporated. In his […]
The LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017 conference will offer 77 courses totaling more than 190 education hours at Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center May 7-11, 2017. Highlighting the conference are two leading-edge forums that will explore some of the newest advancements in the industry: IoT & Smart Lighting Forum and Light & Health Forum. Each all-day forum […]
The ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 90.1 energy standard provides a model energy code to jurisdictions interested in regulating the energy-efficient design of commercial buildings. The International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) recognizes 90.1 as an alternative compliance standard. ASHRAE recently published the 2016 version, which supersedes the 2013 version. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognizes the 2013 version […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2016 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to PLC Multipoint Tandem lighting control system. Click here to learn more.
In 2016, ENERGY STAR hosted a series of webinars on important lighting and control topics including flicker, evaluating color quality, connected lighting and dimmable LED lamps. You can also sign up for the last 2016 webinar, which will be held December 29, 2016 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET. This webinar will cover the […]