This article, authored by Craig DiLouie, LC, was published in the January issue of tED Magazine. Reprinted with permission. The LED revolution is spawning another revolution in lighting controls that promises similar potential to transform both the traditional lighting industry and how we illuminate the built environment. Many commercial building energy codes now require automatic […]
Philips Lighting Controls offers free online courses covering operation, benefits, protocols, indoor controls, outdoor controls and architectural lighting controls. Check out the course offering here.
Craig DiLouie, LC recently interviewed Brian Bernstein, Global Head of Indoor Lighting Systems, Philips Lighting, about LED luminaire-integrated lighting controls. DiLouie: How would you characterize demand for LED luminaires with integrated controls? Bernstein: The demand for LED luminaires with integrated controls is increasing, driven by improving LED source performance, regulatory compliance requirements, and sustainability concerns. […]
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 application of lighting controls in nonresidential spaces. This month, we […]
Visible light communication (VLC) is a wireless method that uses light emitted by LEDs to deliver networked, mobile, high-speed communication similar to Wi-Fi, leading to the term Li-Fi. It can be used as standalone solution or in a supplementary role to radio-frequency (RF) or cellular network communication. The basis of the technology, conceived by Professor […]
With efficacy and service life steadily increasing and costs declining by about 18 percent each year (Memoori, 2014), the LED revolution continues to develop at a rapid pace. LED’s inherent compatibility with digital control, aided by other trends, is setting the stage for the next LED revolution: smart lighting control. Many LED products are sold […]
Philips’ duaLED provides high efficiency, clean aesthetics and excellent visual comfort in a general lighting luminaire. Optional SpaceWise automated wireless technology provides integrated occupancy and daylight harvesting for additional control and energy savings with no reduction of life. Click here to learn more.
Philips Lighting recently announced a breakthrough connected office lighting system that delivers extraordinary value to facility managers, office workers and building owners. The system uses Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) to connect office lighting fixtures to a building’s IT network. The lighting system acts as an information pathway, enabling workers to control and access other building services via […]
The Philips LyteSwitch Relay Solution is a family of high-performance programmable relay lighting controllers designed for easy integration with any any lighting system. A scalable design allows up to 48 relays to be chained together via CAT5 cable. Click here to learn more.
Philips Lighting Controls recently announced availability of the Sunrise Preset Electronic Wall Dimmers for most commercial and residential applications. Sunrise Preset Slide Dimmers provide reliable dimming control for LED, compact fluorescent, and other commonly used lamps and fixture types. Check it out here.