Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., a wholesale electric power supplier in Westminster, Colorado, installed advanced LED lighting and digital lighting controls solutions from Acuity Brands, Inc. for its 116,000-square-foot office expansion and renovation at Tri-State’s headquarters. Hundreds of Lithonia Lighting RT Series LED luminaires, nLight lighting controls and occupancy sensors from Sensor Switch were […]
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 use of lighting controls in nonresidential applications. In this award’s […]
Lutron Electronics announced today that it has been selected by the Empire State Building Company, LLC, owner of the Empire State Building (ESB), the World’s Most Famous Office Building, to provide sustainable lighting control solutions for pre-built tenant spaces throughout the iconic, 1930s, pre-war structure. The Lutron solution, developed in collaboration with ESB property manager […]
Inside Building 801 at the Boeing facility in Long Beach, California, there’s no shortage of big brains and high-tech marvels. That’s where the company is busy designing military aircraft such as the C17 “Globemaster III” transport plane for the U.S. Air Force. The building houses a wide variety of impressive technologies, some of which have […]
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 use of lighting controls in nonresidential applications. In this award’s first year, eight projects were recognized with an Award of Merit, with one further recognized with a Special Citation Award. This month, we will explore the role that energy-saving lighting controls play in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Research Support Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a net-zero-energy office building. Click to see the complete project.
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL, installed a light control system from Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. The Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility is using innovative light control strategies to dramatically reduce energy consumption and maximize the use of available daylight.
Encelium Technologies offers an innovative office lighting control system to drive substantial lighting energy savings in office buildings. Encelium’s Energy Control System™ (ECS) has been proven to secure lighting energy savings of 50% to 75% in office applications.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has unveiled the Commercial Lighting Solutions for Office webtool. Available free at www.lightingsolutions.energy.gov, CLS for Office provides customizable lighting and control templates enabling building owners to generate more than 30% lighting energy savings compared to office buildings complying with prevailing energy codes.
Liberty Property Trust partnered with Encelium Technologies to reduce overall lighting energy consumption by 60 percent. The real estate investment trust, which owns 77 million square feet of office and industrial space in more than 20 markets throughout the United States and the United Kingdom, used its 31,000-square-foot office building as a pilot demonstration site of Encelium’s highly advanced Energy Control System (ECS) for use in its other properties.
Researchers at the National Research Council Canada – Institute for Research in Construction (NRC-IRC) conducted a study to determine how far, how fast and over what period lighting can be dimmed before occupants notice and are adversely affected. The results suggest a role for dimmable lighting in demand response programs.