The California Lighting Technology Center recently announced publication of the Daylight Harvesting for Commercial Buildings Guide, which provides guidance towards meeting and exceeding California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards for daylight harvesting.
FACILITIES MAINTENANCE DECISIONS recently ran an article contributed by the Lighting Controls Association on how to apply lighting controls to existing buildings.
Hubbell Control Solutions recently announced the availability of the new NX SimpleTouch™ full-color touch-screen wall station. The attractive and easy-to-use NX SimpleTouch is designed for customers using NX Distributed Intelligence™ devices for code-compliant lighting control.
Lutron Electronics recently released Designer+ 11.2, the latest version of Lutron Designer+ software for Vive solutions. Designer+ is an intuitive, easy-to-use software tool that enables electrical industry professionals to quickly arrive at the right lighting control solution.
Software plays a central role in commissioning, operating, and analyzing data collected by networked lighting control systems. As connected lighting becomes more popular, manufacturers continue to make their software simpler, more robust, more portable, and require less training. Software is a major touch point regarding the lighting control system serving either as a platform or an integral part of implementing the Internet of Things in commercial buildings.
This month, we will explore an innovative installation of lighting controls at the University of California San Diego, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute.
Universal Lighting Technologies recently announced a partnership with Elan Lighting, Inc.
The IES 2018 Progress Report, which showcases architectural and commercial products that are innovative and help advance the lighting industry, is recognizing two ETC products: ETC’s ArcLamp and its Fade to Warm technology and Unison Foundry DMX-based, distributed power control products.
“I recently wrote about how lighting energy allowances under current codes are now approaching a practical minimum, thanks to significant improvements in source efficacy, optical efficiency, and controls that automatically extinguish lighting when it is not needed.”
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Hubbell’s PowerHUBB Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Lighting & Control System.