In January 2021, the International Code Council published the 2021 version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), which has been updated every three years since 2000. This new version reduces lighting power allowances, expands mandatory controls requirements, and issues clarifications.
The Lighting Controls Association is sponsoring a series of design awards produced by the Strategies in Light conference and LEDs Magazine, which has expanded its popular SAPPHIRE Awards focusing on LED products to now include design projects. Submit your project by March 1 for an early bird discount and by April 1 to be considered.
This month, we explore a dynamic lighting controls installation at Holyoke Community College – Campus Center in Holyoke, MA. Lighting control design by Ripman Lighting Consultants. Lighting controls by Crestron.
The Advanced Lighting Systems Team at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), located at the organization’s Portland Research Center in Portland, OR seeks a Lighting Research Scientist to support and conduct research necessary to improve lighting controls technology and application.
The California Energy Alliance (CEA) recently announced that it has been awarded funding via the California Energy Commission (CEC) solicitation GFO-20-303 for applied R&D and technology demonstration projects that advance innovative technologies for controlling plug load and exterior lighting energy use.
The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking consultant services to develop a method for quantifying the financial value of non-energy benefits of advanced building controls. The deadline for RFP responses is March 1, 2021 and the DLC expects to award a contract for the work by March 12.
The Lighting & Homes for Tomorrow organizers invite you to take a deeper dive into the 2020 award-winning products. Join competition judges Terry McGowan, American Lighting Association (ALA); Bethany Sparn, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL); and Tim Mosley, BC Hydro as they explain what aspects of the nine winning products they found particularly valuable and innovative.
A majority of respondents reported an unchanged business environment in January, pushing the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Electroindustry Business Confidence Index’s (EBCI) current conditions component to 60, a nearly imperceptible increase over December’s 57.7 reading, above the 50-point mark and indicative of positive business conditions.
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. recently announced the company is one of the first to be approved by the National Lighting Bureau’s (NLB) Trusted Warranty Evaluation Program.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Integrated Lighting Campaign is looking for excellent projects to recognize as exemplary examples of building systems integration. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2021.