Schneider Electric marketing director Tim Perek introduces the company’s energy management lighting control solutions, which can produce significant energy savings in commercial buildings.
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2011 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Schneider Electric’s Cassia in-room energy management solution for hotels. The Cassia Energy Management System from Schneider Electric is a revolutionary wireless in-room solution that can impact all aspects of a hotel’s bottom line, from satisfying guests […]
Schneider Electric has announced the availability of three new emergency lighting control solutions: the UL924 Emergency Lighting Control Relay, the UL924 Emergency Lighting Control Relay with Panel Mount, and the UL924 Emergency Lighting Dimmer Control. These emergency control devices enable building owners, managers, contractors and builders to implement the necessary emergency lighting in their facilities […]
Powerlink EM Intelligent Lighting Panel by Schneider Electric: An intelligent lighting panels for a simple, cost effective and code compliant way to meter and control branch circuits.
Skipping Stone, Schneider Electric and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently announced the formation of a committee tasked with enhancing the current Demand Response LEED Pilot Credit. The team, led by Skipping Stone and composed of Schneider Electric and the Demand Response Research Center (DRRC) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will collaborate on enhancing the credit to enable commercial building owners and LEED green building projects to earn credits in LEED for enrolling in utility or wholesale market demand response programs.
LIGHTFAIR 2011 moves to Philadelphia this year on May 17-19. Be sure to check out the new products being offered by members of the Lighting Controls Association! Click to see a list of LCA members exhibiting at the show and their booth assignments.
A free brochure now available from Schneider Electric details lighting control requirements within the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building Rating System™, and lighting control’s energy and cost-savings potential in the certification process. The brochure, titled “Lighting control solutions for LEED certification,” is geared to commercial building facility managers, including those in industrial, retail, healthcare and education settings, and is available online.
The Schneider Electric North American Operating Division has earned the prestigious Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes, the second-largest for-profit, privately held homebuilder in the United States.
New Square D® High Bay HID Occupancy Sensors from Schneider Electric facilitate more effective energy management for owners and managers of commercial facilities with high ceilings that use high-intensity discharge (HID) luminaires, like commercial, industrial and retail buildings, and warehouses and distribution centers.
Building automation systems (BAS) provide automatic control of electrical loads, such as HVAC, lighting and electric motors, and functions not related to energy management, such as security and fire safety systems. Energy management systems (EMS) provide automatic control of electrical loads to manage energy consumption either as a stand-alone system or as part of a BAS. While EMS may be capable of provide automatic switching of large blocks of lighting loads, only a fraction of installed EMS actually control lighting, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (2003). EMS that control HVAC are installed in about 5.6% of commercial buildings representing 24% of commercial floorspace—most commonly >100,000 sq.ft. office and education buildings—while EMS that control lighting are installed in 1.3% of buildings covering 7.4% of floorspace.