OSRAM’s LIGHTIFY delivers connecting lighting controllable via existing mobile devices and a free, simple app. The OSRAM LIGHTIFY lighting system begins with a cable-free Gateway that can be plugged into a standard wall outlet anywhere in a home or business, and wirelessly syncs with the existing WiFi network. The Gateway connects to LIGHTIFY devices (up […]
Lighting for Tomorrow is a design competition that challenges manufacturers to meet consumer expectations by improving the design of their products and technologies, while achieving new heights of energy efficiency. At the same time, sponsors want to increase market acceptance and awareness of emerging opportunities in energy efficient lighting. Entries for 2013 featured indoor and […]
Light control manufacturer Lutron Electronics has announced several hardware updates to its HomeWorks QS total home control system. The updates provide new choices and options for the most discerning homeowners, all available starting September 6, 2012. HomeWorks QS Signature Series and Architrave Keypads * new keypad aesthetic for Homeworks QS provides homeowners with more aesthetic […]
Lutron Electronics recently announced that its new Diva C•L dimmer has won the 2011 Consumer Electronics Association Gold Mark of Excellence award in the Green Product of the Year category. The Mark of Excellence Awards program, presented by CEA’s TechHome Division, recognizes the best in home electronics products, services and installed technology. Each year, manufacturers, distributors and systems integrators enter to compete in award categories for this coveted honor judged by independent experts within the industry.
WattStopper has launched the RT-200 Astronomical Time Switch, augmenting the company’s already extensive line of energy-efficient residential lighting controls. The new user-programmable time switch turns lights, or other electrical loads, on and off relative to dusk or dawn, or at selected times of day, providing energy savings and security both inside and outside the home. It is compliant with the requirements of California’s Title 24-2008 for outdoor lighting control.
Leviton Manufacturing Co. has expanded its award-winning Vizia RF+® line of radio frequency-based lighting and home controls with three new combination devices that offer lucrative opportunities for installers in the home controls market. Designed for “no new wires” installations in retrofit environments, these stylish devices replace a single switch or dimmer with a multi-button combination switch/controller that provides local load control plus the additional benefit of scene and/or zone (area) control.
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.
Green Life Smart Life™, a Rhode Island-based green building showcase home, has announced Lutron Electronics as the home’s lighting control partner. Lutron, whose products save 9.2 billion kWh annually, will be showcasing its HomeWorks® total home lighting control system in the home.
Lighting control manufacturer Lutron Electronics has announced that its HomeWorks® whole-home lighting control system can now be accessed and controlled via Apple iPhone and iPod Touch devices.
While planning the Palms of Perdido condominium project on beautiful Perdido Key, Florida, developers and resident owners Dick and Teresa Domurat spent several years researching amenities, including lighting controls. They selected Miro wireless RF controls and occupancy sensors from Watt Stopper/Legrand based on ease of installation, simplicity of system expansion and product performance and styling.