Guest Post by Kevin Willmorth Flicker presents itself in several forms, each with its own cause. For lighting decision makers, avoiding flicker requires understanding what causes it and what can be done to avoid it. For a good understanding of what flicker is and how we see it, NEMA’s position paper TLAs-2015 Temporal Light Artifacts […]
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 […]
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2017 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to the SiteWise area lighting management system by Philips Lighting.
Eaton’s Distributed Low Voltage Power (DLVP) system offers a flexible and electrically efficient low-voltage system combining power, LED lighting and controls into a single project solution that blends the benefits of both AC and DC power distribution. The easily configured “plug-and-play” system reduces installation labor by up to 40% with a total installed system cost […]
Leviton recently announced the expanded capabilities of the new Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls. The recently introduced product family is now a partner of the Works with Google Assistant program, offering a smart, hubless lighting control solution as part of a robust home automation experience. Existing and future Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology […]
This short video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2016 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to the software behind the Synapse Wireless SNAP lighting control solution.
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. […]
Designed, tested and warrantied for long life, Intermatic’s NightFox™ Photocontrols provide reliable ON/OFF control of outdoor dusk-to-dawn luminaires. Intermatic pioneered a comprehensive testing approach where the best information from NEMA 410 and UL standards were combined into a photocontrol testing methodology that ensures a maximized return on investment. Many municipalities, utilities and co-ops have already […]
ETC’s new Dual Tech Occupancy/Vacancy Sensors are designed for restrooms, privacy rooms and other areas where a lack of movement doesn’t necessarily mean a space is unoccupied. The Dual Tech sensors take their name from the fact that they couple passive infrared (PIR) detection with acoustic detection technology, ensuring lights stay on when needed and […]
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 […]