ETC recently launched their Unison Paradigm® line of architectural lighting controls, increasing lighting station options with the line of Inspire® control stations and making it easier to comply with stringent energy requirements with the new Dual Tech sensors. The powerful and elegant Inspire station, originally introduced in the Unison Echo® product line, is now a […]
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently released its September Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI). For a second consecutive month, the index reflected an improvement in the current conditions measures with an overall increase of three points, from 65.6 to 68.8. The future conditions index increased from 62.5 to 75 with a few survey participants […]
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2017 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to emergency assistance services enabled by Echelon’s networked lighting control system. Click here to learn more.
Republication of Postings from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program Headquartered in Greenville, SC, where more than 500 employees are based, Hubbell Lighting is a major manufacturer of LED and conventional luminaires and control solutions, and is one of the three largest lighting manufacturers based in the U.S. The company features a […]
Republication of Postings from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program by Jim Brodrick, SSL Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy A new GATEWAY report on a trial installation of tunable-white LED lighting systems in three Texas classrooms provides valuable insights into the use of this technology in a real-world setting. While reducing […]
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) offers a free publication on how to evaluate electrical equipment that has been exposed to water through flooding, hurricanes, and other events involving large quantities of water.
Eaton recently announced that it is joining the Smart Cities Council (SCC) as a North American Associate Partner as part of the company’s effort to simplify the path for deploying connected solutions in communities. The collaboration brings Eaton’s connected lighting expertise to critical smart city stakeholders, helping develop solutions for their specific needs. Lighting is […]
LD+A recently published an article by the California Lighting Technology Center’s Cory Jackson, discussing why commercial lighting remains sparse in demand response programs and what can be done. She writes: After nearly two decades of support and research focused on automated demand response (ADR), lighting remains underutilized as a demand response resource. Beginning in 2007 […]
LD+A recently reported that the City of Spokane, Washington has deployed traffic-adaptive LED streetlights using Echelon’s artificial intelligence vision system. In Spokane, the system will be deployed on traffic intersection streetlights, where it will analyze traffic flows and automatically adjust light levels in an attempt to enhance safety, while reducing energy consumption and maintenance costs. […]
Leviton recently announced expanded features including IFTTT (if this, then that) integration for Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls. Decora Smart with Wi-Fi light switches, dimmers, and plug-in modules provide time-based schedules, free remote control from anywhere, and optional integrated voice control with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The customizable solution now includes new […]