Lutron Electronics recently announced the launch of a 0.1% architectural downlight driver with EcoSystem digital control, an expansion of its Hi-Lume Premier line. This new driver provides smooth, continuous dimming down to 0.1% of full output power, and transitions gracefully between off and on, with Soft-on, Fade-to-Black.
A new application for voice-control personal assistants is control of home systems such as lighting, shades, thermostats, A/V, security, and other smart devices. A typical solution includes a virtual assistant device (phone or speaker), Wi-Fi connection, downloadable smart device app, and a compatible lighting or home automation system. This article by Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP describes typical solutions, how they work, and their benefits.
Lutron Electronics recently announcedthat its Quantum Total Light Management System and Vive wireless system have been listed on the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL) in the Networked Lighting Control Systems category. By meeting or exceeding the technical requirements, both Quantum and Vive systems will now be eligible for utility rebates and incentives by […]
Lutron Electronics recently opened the European Experience Centre in London. The 6,300-square-foot (585 sq.m.) showroom and education space includes a mix of the company’s innovative light and blind control solutions for commercial, hospitality and residential use — such as its GRAFIK Eye, myRoom, Quantum, and HomeWorks QS systems. Located in the heart of London, just […]
Lutron Electronics recently launched a series of products and tools that simplify compliance with energy code regulations in new and renovated buildings. The lineup includes new wireless controllable receptacles for the Vive wireless lighting control system plus design and application guides that simplify energy code requirements by recommending code-compliant Vive system designs across a variety […]
Lutron Electronics recently announced that its smart dimmers, occupancy sensors and battery-powered shades will become standard offerings in the world’s first Wi-Fi CERTIFIED homes from Lennar, one of the nation’s largest builders. These homes will include Lutron Caséta Wireless dimmers and Maestro occupancy sensors as standard, with the option to add more devices after move-in. […]
Lutron Electronics recently announced its Lutron Connect Bridge and App now supports Apple HomeKit technology. The alliance gives homeowners even greater flexibility by allowing them to control their Lutron lighting and shade systems remotely using the Apple Home app, voice-directed Siri® and third-party HomeKit apps on their iPhone® or iPad®. Lutron RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks […]
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 […]
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Ethan Biery, LED Engineering Leader, Lutron Electronics about TLED retrofits and control options. DiLouie: What basic choices do building owners have to upgrade existing troffer-based fluorescent lighting systems to LED? Biery: There are three basic choices for TLED retrofits: 1. UL Type A: TLEDs retrofitted with existing fluorescent ballasts […]
The Lighting Controls Association is proud to offer an advance look at a selection of new products that will be displayed by members at LIGHTFAIR International May 9-11, 2017 in Philadelphia. While some can be seen here, many more await at member booths, so be sure to visit! ACUITY BRANDS nLight ECLYPSE nLight ECLYPSE extends […]