The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has announced the availability of EE201: Daylight Harvesting Control, a new course added to its popular Education Express program. Residing at the Association’s website www.aboutlightingcontrols.org, Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting controls and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning.
Leviton Manufacturing Company offers its technologically-sophisticated Vizia™ Collection of lighting and fan speed controls. The Collection integrates digital engineering, intuitive operation, and a stylish form factor that is compatible with Leviton’s legendary Decora® devices and screwless snap-on wallplates.
Advance introduces its exclusive new Ballast Checker, an easy-to-use hand-held device that quickly identifies a ballast’s technology type for use in confirming ballast status and pinpointing lighting upgrade opportunities.
The Sivoia QED™ (Quiet Electronic Drive) controllable shade system by Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. now provides the ability to group multiple roller shade panels on one electronic drive unit for enhanced control and greater efficiency.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc has expanded its line of popular EcoSystem fluorescent dimming ballasts with the introduction of EcoSystem™ T5 HE (High Efficiency) ballast for use with the EcoSystem fluorescent lighting control solution. The new line of low-profile T5 dimming ballasts provides the same revolutionary digital fluorescent lighting control technology as the current “G” can ballast, in a smaller [18″ (457mm) x 1.18″ (30mm) x 1.0″ (25mm)] profile. EcoSystem solutions now extend to the complete line of high-efficiency T5HE dimming solutions for all one- and two-lamp lengths and voltages, including two-, three- and four-foot lamps in both 120v and 277v.
Watt Stopper/Legrand has unveiled its new industry exclusive HDR Heavy Duty Relay, a rigorously engineered panel relay that exceeds the new UL508 requirements for controlling electronic ballast lighting loads.
NEMA’s Lighting Systems Division has launched a new website for owners, specifiers, installers, and sellers of lighting systems. The new website, lightingtaxdeduction.org, provides comprehensive education and implementation information about lighting upgrades covered by the commercial buildings tax deduction provision of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct).
Leviton’s new OSFHB-ITW High Bay Occupancy Sensor employs passive infrared technology for use in warehouses, manufacturing plants and other facilities with high ceilings and provides local occupancy control and minimizes false triggering. The OSFHB-ITW is specifically designed for high mounted areas and installs directly to an industrial fluorescent luminaire or an electrical junction box. It is a self-contained sensor and relay that turns individual light fixtures ON or OFF based on occupancy in the detection zone. The specially designed lens provides reliable coverage up to 40 feet mounting heights. The OSFHB-ITW provides a trouble-free “install and forget” solution for high bay lighting control.
Leviton’s new OSSMT-MD Multi-Technology Wall Switch Occupancy Sensor combines infrared and ultrasonic technology for highly accurate occupancy detection with minimal false triggering. The sensor features self-adaptive technology that compensates for real-time occupancy patterns to provide trouble free “install and forget” performance for maximum energy savings and convenience. The OSSMT-MD replaces a standard box-mounted single-pole switch and is ideal for a variety of commercial applications including private and executive offices, training and conference rooms, classrooms, storage areas, restrooms and lounges.
The University of Toronto’s new “electronic classroom” combines familiar audiovisual equipment, such as slide projectors and VCRs, with such sophisticated equipment as a multi-sync data/video projection system and multi-scene preset dimming controls. Instructors can now electronically enhance their lectures with an integrated user-friendly presentation system.