The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has published Part 3 of EE302: A Year with a Networked Lighting Control System, a new learning module in its popular Education Express online education program.
For the tenth consecutive month, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) topped 50 points, indicating conditions conducive to growth. March’s reading of 80 built on an already robust 64.3 in February and was driven by two-thirds of survey respondents’ indicating better conditions.
Synapse Wireless has published guidance to achieving best practices and energy code compliance for parking garage lighting control. The guidance describes various relevant regulations and what strategies and equipment are required. “Parking garages can be a challenging environment for lighting designers. From seasonal outdoor daylight patterns, to underground levels, these spaces are a microcosm for […]
Rebates remain a strong incentive for investing in energy-efficient lighting and controls. In 2021, significant opportunities are widely available for LED lighting and controls, including continuing availability of rebates for networked controls.
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has updated EE201: Daylight-Responsive Lighting Control, a popular course in its free, 24/7 Education Express program.
Learn from experts at McKinstry, Evergreen Consulting Group and the University of Washington’s Center for Integrated Design as they discuss the latest innovations and use cases for luminaire-level lighting controls and what they mean for the future of commercial lighting.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published the 2021 Electrical Standards & Products Guide (ESPG), a comprehensive guide that includes nearly 800 NEMA publications for electrical and medical imaging industries, as well as product categories and NEMA Member manufacturers of those products.
In January 2021, the International Code Council published the 2021 version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), which has been updated every three years since 2000. This new version reduces lighting power allowances, expands mandatory controls requirements, and issues clarifications.
The California Energy Alliance (CEA) recently announced that it has been awarded funding via the California Energy Commission (CEC) solicitation GFO-20-303 for applied R&D and technology demonstration projects that advance innovative technologies for controlling plug load and exterior lighting energy use.
The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking consultant services to develop a method for quantifying the financial value of non-energy benefits of advanced building controls. The deadline for RFP responses is March 1, 2021 and the DLC expects to award a contract for the work by March 12.