LSI Industries recently announced it has launched the next generation of its popular Alliance LED linear high bay luminaire – the Alliance Gen. 2. The new, upgraded product offers additional features, benefits, and technology, including control calibration using a mobile app.
Acuity Brands, Inc. recently announced it has acquired LocusLabs, Inc., a leading indoor mapping and location platform. The LocusLabs software platform supports navigation applications (apps) used on mobile devices, web browsers and digital displays in airports, event centers, multi-floor office buildings and campuses. Visitors employing LocusLabs’ software can easily search, explore and navigate large, complex indoor spaces.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.58-2019, Luminaire Four-Pin Extension Module and Receptacle—Physical and Electrical Interchangeability and Testing. This new Standard provides mechanical and electrical specifications for interfacing street and area lighting with controls and sensor accessories.
Intense Lighting, a Leviton Company, recently announced its new MX Downlighting with Beam Wireless Optical Control providing users a dynamic tool to personalize environments. This technology, integrated into the MX family, allows for dynamic light shaping, all controlled from an iOS or android mobile device using Bluetooth® wireless technology. The wireless optical adjustability from spot to flood, and intensity can all be controlled via a unique enabled app named Intense Beam.
The Lighting Controls Association, a council of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), is pleased to announce that Charles Knuffke, Systems Vice President and Evangelist for Legrand’s Wattstopper product line, has been elected the organization’s Chair for the 2020-2021 term.
C. Webster Marsh, Designer with lighting design firm Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design, provides the final installment on his series of articles about dimming and lighting control protocols. In this last installment, he teams up with HLB’s Adam Levine to tackle digital control protocols, covering when and how to specify it, and how to overcome some of the challenges.
LSI Industries Inc., a manufacturer of outdoor and indoor lighting and graphics for commercial, industrial and multi-site retail applications, recently announced that it has partnered with Lutron to implement the next generation of LED luminaire control.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) recently published guides on how to design buildings that achieve net-zero energy consumption without compromising quality.
Building upon previous guides targeting deep energy savings, the first two new guides were developed in partnership with the American Institute of Architects, Illuminating Engineering Society, and U.S. Green Building Council, and target K-12 and small to medium office buildings.
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2019 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to OSRAM’s tunable-white lighting solution.
In April 2019, GE announced it had completed the sale of its Current, powered by GE business unit to American Industrial Partners (AIP), a New York-based private equity firm. (The consumer lighting business of GE Lighting was not included as part of the transaction.) Recently, AIP renamed the unit “GE Current, a Daintree Company.”