The Lighting Control Innovation Award was created in 2011 as part of the Illuminating Engineering Society’s Illumination Awards program, which recognizes professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design. LCA is proud to sponsor the Lighting Control Innovation Award, which recognizes projects that exemplify the effective use of lighting controls in nonresidential applications. This month, we […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2016 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to nLight wireless networked digital lighting controls by Acuity Brands. Click here to learn more.
In “Lighting Controls for Dummies,” a presentation at 2016 LEDucation in NYC, Andrea Hartranft, LC, IALD, of Hartranft Lighting Design, LLC, attempts to demystify lighting control vocabulary and provide a better understanding of solid-state dimming. Lighting Controls for Dummies from LEDucation on Vimeo.
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently had the opportunity to interview Susanne Seitinger, PhD, Philips Lighting, Professional Systems for an article about smart cities for Electrical Contractor Magazine. DiLouie: What is the concept of the smart city? Seitinger: A Smart City should reinforce the best of what a city can offer to the people who want […]
Leviton’s ProvoltTM Bluetooth® Mobile App (designed for use with the company’s Provolt room controllers) has new Vacancy and Demo Modes for advanced code-compliant room control to meet energy code requirements and demonstrate the app’s performance. Use the Enable Vacancy Mode for manual-ON control and to set partial-ON and partial-OFF light levels independently. Use the Demo […]
Building on its intelligent app offering for customers across a variety of commercial and industrial industries, Current, powered by GE has added dozens of partners in recent months, more than tripling its digital partner ecosystem since June to reach nearly 60 total. GE’s digital energy startup continues to build momentum in the intelligent environments space, […]
The Fairhair Alliance and the ZigBee Alliance have signed a liaison agreement to collaborate on driving higher levels of product interoperability and standards unification in smart commercial buildings. The two organizations will explore opportunities to combine their technical specifications and take advantage of the ZigBee Alliance’s extensive testing, certification and branding resources and expertise to […]
The EnOcean Alliance has significantly expanded, and strengthened its program in building automation and the Internet of Things, with IBM supporting the EnOcean Alliance as a Promoter Member. The EnOcean Alliance is a consortium of more than 400 companies that standardize and develop intelligent building solutions integrating energy harvesting wireless technology. Together, IBM and the […]
The Lighting Controls Association has published a basic guide to applying lighting controls to open office spaces. Hoteling, hot-desking and other open office design trends are increasing demands for lighting flexibility. Meanwhile, commercial building energy codes are increasing demands for energy efficiency. A well-designed lighting and control system can maximize both of these objectives. Authored […]
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 […]