WattStopper has published a technical bulletin describing how the company’s 0-10VDC dimming controls, including selected Digital Lighting Management (DLM) room controllers, wallbox dimmers and daylighting controllers, use an industry standard control protocol in order to control compatible ballasts and other devices such as LED drivers. The bulletin reviews how this low voltage “sinking” control method […]
At this year’s Facilities Decisions Conference & Expo, WattStopper Senior Engineer Steve Karg was presented with the German Shepherd award by BACnet International. BACnet International presented the award as part of its annual “Leaders of the Pack” program to recognize the achievements of individuals and companies involved in the BACnet community. The Award Ceremony took […]
WattStopper has introduced the rugged FSP-211 Digital High/Low Passive Infrared Fixture-Integrated Outdoor Sensor to conveniently control lighting in areas such as parking facilities, gas stations, pedestrian pathways and warehouses. The sensor, which was accepted into the prestigious 2011 IES Progress Report, mounts in a lighting fixture and provides motion-based multilevel control combined with optional hold […]
Just as the US Department of Energy (DOE) recognized ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2010 as the national energy standard, WattStopper launched a new CodeSmart publication designed to guide lighting and building professionals through the intricacies of the many lighting control requirements that debuted in this newest version of the code. The informative booklet available for free download […]
WattStopper’s innovative LMLS-400 and LMLS-500 digital photosensors were selected by Building Operating Management (BOM) readers as recipients of BOM’s 2012 Top Products Awards. The photosensors are part of WattStopper’s Digital Lighting Management (DLM) product line, and are specifically designed for easy integration with occupancy sensors and other lighting controls. DLM maximizes energy savings and return […]
Consulting-Specifying Engineer has recognized three innovative lighting products in the lighting controls category of its 2011 Product of the Year Awards. GOLD: The McGraw-Edison Ventus outdoor LED area luminaire from Cooper Lighting incorporate bilevel switching capability SILVER: The Digital Lighting Management (DLM) lighting control system from WattStopper BRONZE: The GreenMAX relay control panel from Leviton […]
WattStopper recently announced the resignation of its current president, Jerry Mix, and the immediate appointment of Dean Pournaras in that position. Mix will be joining Finelite as Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2012. Co-founder of WattStopper, Mix has provided extraordinary vision and leadership throughout the past 28 years. His contributions to both the company […]
WattStopper recently announced new BIM Objects for a broad array of its innovative lighting control products. Building Information Modeling (BIM) uses three-dimensional, real-time, dynamic building modeling software to increase productivity in building design and construction. The new WattStopper BIM Revit® families are available for 46 of the company’s products, including a majority of Digital Lighting […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2011 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to WattStopper’s Isolé plug load control product line. This controller provides a convenient way for building managers to prevent wasted energy from a wide variety of electrical devices in private and modular offices. Isolé couples a personal occupancy sensor with a surge-protected power strip to turn off unneeded devices when a space is vacant while also protecting expensive equipment. It is the only occupancy-based plug load controller available.
WattStopper has published a great series of short videos to educate the public about the networking capabilities of its DLM lighting control solution. Click to see these videos.