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Leviton’s new EZ-MAX™ Plus Relay Control Panels offer the power and performance of Leviton’s larger Z-MAX Plus relay lighting control panels in a compact enclosure, ideal for smaller applications that don’t require field-configuration or advanced networking capabilities. Available in two circuit models, the panels come with the Visual Programmer 4.0 off-line editor for easy set up. A large LCD screen on the face of the enclosure features oversized buttons to speed programming.
Leviton Manufacturing Company’s line of commercial occupancy sensors meets NAFTA requirements and conforms to the provisions of the Buy American Act The line of NAFTA-compliant occupancy sensors is ideal for installation in government facilities seeking to reduce lighting energy consumption and reduce carbon footprint size. Devices are suitable for installation in a wide range of environments where compliance with the Buy American Act is desirable.
Leviton Manufacturing has introduced a new line of test equipment designed to help fluorescent fixture manufacturers avoid production line mis-wiring errors. The new production line tester checks for and verifies the integrity of wiring connections as part of a linear fluorescent test fixture manufacturing process.
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.
Leviton expands its architectural lighting control systems offering with the new Dimensions® D4000 line of multi-zone dimming models. The line includes networked-controlled, remote-controlled and self-contained dimmers. To comply with energy code requirements, the Dimensions D4000 line can be integrated with a wide range of occupancy sensors and daylighting systems.
Leviton ushers in dependable touch screen manufacturers that complement and add convenience to the popular Vizia RF + wireless home lighting control system based on the Z-Wave® technology.
Leviton’s OSFHU High-Bay Occupancy Sensor has been enhanced to provide real-time occupancy detection and light switching capabilities for a wider range of environments with the addition of three interchangeable lenses that are ideal for high-bay, low-bay, and aisle-way applications. Designed for high-mounted areas, the OSFHU self-contained sensor conveniently installs to industrial fluorescent luminaires or electrical junction boxes to automatically switch fixtures ON when occupancy is detected and OFF when the room is no longer occupied.
Leviton has announced the purchase of a 29.1% minority interest in its stock that has been held by Thomas & Betts Corporation since 1994, for a cash tender of approximately $300 million. Leviton’s purchase of Thomas & Betts’ minority interest in its stock secures its long-term strategic objective of the restoration of total ownership of the company to the Leviton family and continuation of its policy to remain privately held and operated.