“Maybe you are on a rushed project with barely enough time to finalize the drawings. Perhaps you’re being onboarded years after the project began. Maybe you just have a client who won’t respond to your requests for more information. No matter the reason, a project without an Owner Project Requirements (OPR) can present one of the most common and difficult challenges modern designers face today.”
Current recently announced availability of the NX Dual Tech OMNI (NXSMDT-OMNI) smart occupancy sensor, new to the NX Lighting Controls portfolio designed exclusively for specifiers and contractors.
Lutron Electronics recently announced the availability of the Diva smart dimmer in six colors, and a new Claro accessory smart switch, to the Caséta portfolio of products.
Hydrel® recently announced it will now offer its SAF7 and SAF14 static white architectural floodlights with nLight® AIR wireless lighting controls.
In this episode of The Lighting Controls Podcast co-produced by the Lighting Controls Association and NAILD, Robert Bell, Consulting Director for Product Market at Acuity Brands, talks about how switches designed for entertainment are making their way into architectural lighting and “architainment” applications.
Osram is the first company which has earned the Zhaga-D4i certification for a number of their control devices.
Submissions are now open for the Illuminating Engineering Society’s 2023 Illumination Awards, including the Lighting Control Innovation Award. The deadline for submissions is February 17, 2023.
Leviton recently announced that the company has joined the Green Building Initiative (GBI) as a Visionary member.
The U.S. Department of Energy L-Prize challenges industry to bring forward new innovations to realize the full potential of advanced lighting systems for commercial buildings. The competition has three distinct phases: Concept Phase winners were announced in February 2022, the Prototype Phase opened in June 2022, and the Manufacturing and Installation Phase is expected to open in September 2023. Participation in the Concept Phase is not required to participate in the Prototype Phase. The L-Prize Prototype Phase “Intent to Submit” deadline is January 13, 2023.
The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) recently announced it has formalized an agreement with the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP) to assume management of their Lighting Certified (LC) examination and recertification programs, effective January 1, 2023.