Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA) recently announced that it has acquired Kenall, a manufacturer of specification-grade lighting and control solutions for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings.
GE recently announced it has signed a proposed agreement to sell its Current, powered by GE business to American Industrial Partners (AIP), a New York-based private equity firm that focuses on buying, improving and growing industrial businesses. The proposed transaction is expected to close in early 2019, subject to customary closing conditions and approvals.
Synapse recently published an online article providing guidance on how to implement daylight harvesting control strategies.
A study covered in the 2018 Consumer Electronics Guide revealed positively trending sentiments toward smart home technology, with lighting and security being the most discussed topics.
The LED revolution produced many luminaires with built-in switching and dimming. This facilitated a trend of using the same luminaires for both general and emergency lighting, powered by battery, backup generator, or UPS. This eliminates emergency units but creates a control challenge. The dual-function luminaires must be controllable for energy management and visual needs, while overriding these inputs to power to full brightness during a power failure.
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Wattstopper’s DLM touchscreen lighting control product.
This month, we will explore an innovative installation of exterior lighting controls at an automotive retailer in Wisconsin. Design by Faith Technologies. Lighting by LSI Industries, lighting controls by Synapse Wireless.
Steve Mesh writes, “According to Wikipedia, a communication protocol is a ‘system of rules that allow two or more entities of a communications system to transmit information via any kind of variation of a physical quantity.’ That’s a mouthful! What does that mean in terms of networked lighting control (NLC) systems?”
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Michael Smith, Vice President of Sales, Lutron Electronics, for an article about residential smart lighting.
Eaton recently released the LumenSafe Integrated Network Security Camera system, which enables cities, municipalities, public facilities and businesses to integrate connected video technology onto the company’s LED outdoor luminaires.