In a feature article recently published in ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR, Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP describes the basics of outdoor lighting control, energy code requirements and advanced options such as wireless networks, which can generate unprecedented opportunities for control and information. Check it out here.
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently had the opportunity to interview Bruce Bharat, Director of Product Marketing for Acuity Brands for an article about luminaire-integrated controls for tED Magazine. DiLouie: What types of luminaire-integrated controls are available for LED lighting? Bharat: Today, it’s possible to purchase commercial, industrial and outdoor LEDs with a large variety of […]
The LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017 conference will offer 77 courses totaling more than 190 education hours at Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center May 7-11, 2017. Highlighting the conference are two leading-edge forums that will explore some of the newest advancements in the industry: IoT & Smart Lighting Forum and Light & Health Forum. Each all-day forum […]
Traditionally, outdoor lighting was automatically turned ON and OFF at the circuit level by an astronomical time switch or photosensor. Energy codes are now promoting power reduction during dusk-to-dawn lighting operation. Coupled with advances in wireless communication and intelligent control, the result is dramatic changes in how outdoor lighting is controlled. New construction Twenty-four states […]
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Connected Lighting Systems Workshop was held June 8–9, 2016, in Santa Clara, CA. More than 170 attendees joined DOE and top lighting and IoT experts to examine key barriers and issues impacting development of connected lighting systems. The workshop expanded on key discussions held at the inaugural Connected Lighting Systems […]
The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has released a Networked Lighting Controls category in its Qualified Products List (QPL). The first qualifying products will be published in June 2016. The likely result is inclusion of networked lighting controls in rebate programs that annually allocate billions of dollars in funding to promote energy-efficient lighting. Comprised of 83 members […]
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR recently published an article, written by Craig DiLouie, LC, on the topic of intelligent lighting control. The article evaluates current features and benefits, technology and application. Check it out here.
Digital addressable lighting is the topic of the fourth and final panel discussion of the National Lighting Bureau’s most recent annual lighting colloquy. Moderated by EdisonReport Publisher Randy Reid, the panel comprised Marty L. Riesberg, director of curriculum development at the Electrical Training Alliance, and James M. Yorgey, P.E., LC, CTS, technical-applications manager for Lutron […]
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has launched a new Education Express course, EE302: Centralized Intelligent Lighting Control. Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting controls and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning. Intelligent lighting controls represent the ultimate in lighting control. As energy codes and owner requirements become more complex, intelligent control solutions […]
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR recently published an article about advanced lighting controls, which you can read here.