The concept of “human centric lighting” is about creating more comfortable and productive work environments for people, and may also make for healthier bottom lines, according to an invitation-only roundtable of experts at the “Human Centric Lighting Roundtable” organized by Lutron Electronics.
Leviton Lighting now offers its customers the ability to wirelessly control next generation lighting with the addition of its smart Intellect™ brand. Intellect is Leviton Lighting’s fifth brand to join its growing global portfolio along with its other existing brands Birchwood, ConTech, Intense, and JCC. Intellect is offered as a Controls Platform to support Leviton Lighting’s growing smart-ware and Internet of Things (IOT) functionality via the Leviton Cloud.
Current by GE recently announced two lighting controls products that are now commercially available.
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 Illuminations Awards program via the Illumination Awards portal, including the prestigious Lighting Control Innovation Award, sponsored by the Lighting Controls Association.
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.