A good lighting design includes a good controls design. Lighting controls play a critical role in lighting systems, enabling users manually or automatically to: • turn the lights ON and OFF using a switch; and/or • adjust light output up and down using a dimmer. This basic functionality can be used to generate these benefits […]
In this video by Philips Lighting, part of an education series, Dan Blitzer explains lighting controls and their benefits.
The Lighting Controls Association’s Craig DiLouie, LC, contributed an article about lighting control strategies and how they apply to existing buildings for FACILITIES MAINTENANCE DECISIONS, which republished it on their website. You can read it here.
EC&M Magazine recently published a short article identifying seven proven energy-saving lighting control strategies. Check it out here.
Guest post by Brent Protzman, PhD, CEM, LEED GA, LC Brent Protzman is the Manager of Energy Information & Analytics at Lutron Electronics. Today, smart building technology is changing the way we think about lighting control and building integration. Manufacturers can increasingly deliver components that maximize energy-efficiency and integrate with other building systems to provide […]
The Illuminating Engineering Society, in partnership with the Lighting Controls Association, has published LEM-7, Lighting Controls for Energy Management, a detailed guide to energy-saving lighting controls. The publication was written by Craig DiLouie, LC in support of the IES Energy Management Committee. The 48-page 8.5×11 guide, which is available for $35 (IES members) and $50 […]
OSRAM SYLVANIA’s LIGHTPOINT® Online Training offers a series of basic training modules, including a Product and System Technology course on lighting controls. To take this and other courses, register and then login to your mySYLVANIA account. The lighting controls module is here.
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that it has updated EE101: Introduction to Lighting Control, a popular offering in the Association’s Education Express series of online distance education courses about lighting controls. Click to learn more.
In May 2011, Correctional News published “Lighting Controls Provide Green Benefits” by Joshua Slobin, which describes the energy-saving and resulting sustainability benefits of advanced lighting controls. Get the full story here.
GE has published an informative guide to linear fluorescent lamp dimming, available here.