This month, we explore a robust lighting controls solution used to implement tunable-white and circadian lighting and achieve WELL certification at Alvine Engineering’s corporate headquarters.
Because of the new features provided by many lighting control systems, such as the ability to change colors, some drivers now available in the market are also “programmable.” What does this mean? And why would you want to use programmable drivers?
nLight®, an Acuity Brands company, recently introduced its new nLight® Autonomous Bridging Technology (ABT), which greatly increases the range and improves the responsiveness of wireless networked lighting controls across indoor and outdoor spaces and around obstructions.
Jeremy Day, Application Engineering Director for LumenPulse, wrote an interesting article laying out a simple process for designing a lighting control system.
The ioXt Alliance, the Global Standard for IoT Security, recently announced the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has added ioXt security certification to its Networked Lighting Control System Technical Requirements (Version 5), also known as NLC5. Along with ioXt, NLC5 offers a full breakdown of all DLC-recognized cybersecurity certification options that are specifically designed for interior and exterior NLC systems associated with commercial and industrial buildings, roadways, and exterior environments.
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced a strategic partnership with Illumination Technology Group (ITG). Based in Naperville, Illinois, the agency will support Universal’s distributor network of LED lighting solutions across the Northern Illinois region.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently announced the creation of its new Industrial Control Panel Council to promote the proper installation of industrial control panels, provide guidance and recommendations on installation practices for various jurisdictions, advocate for Standards and best practice documents for the industry, and develop educational materials.
McWong International, a leading innovator in Bluetooth® mesh technology, collaborated with LEDRAbrands and Casambi to create a unique, responsive commercial lighting environment for LEDRAbrands’ new corporate headquarters in Irvine, California. The project, detailed in the partners’ new white paper, focused on several objectives.
The DALI Alliance (DiiA) recently announced the call for entries to the inaugural DALI Lighting Awards. Held in association with arc (the international architectural lighting design magazine) and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), the awards will showcase and celebrate the best use of DALI control solutions in lighting projects across the world while also recognizing the importance of producing great quality illumination.
Industry journalist Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Matt Ochs, Senior Marketing Director, Lutron Electronics for an article for ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR. The topic: the role lighting controls can play in risk mitigation during the pandemic. Here’s the transcript.