In recent years, the Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS) program has studied the ease of installation and use of connected lighting systems and their everyday effectiveness in two Living Labs—an indoor lab at Parsons School of Design in New York City and an outdoor lab at the Corporate Research Center adjacent to the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) in Blacksburg, Virginia.
The International Trade Administration (ITA) announced the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) as one of its grantees to expand U.S. participation in technical standards related to advanced manufacturing systems. Under its Market Development Cooperator Program, partnerships are established between ITA and non-profit industry groups for targeted projects that promote U.S. exports in international markets and remove, reduce, or prevent trade barriers.
This month, we explore a highly energy-saving application of networked lighting controls at the Ontario Association of Architects Headquarters, which earned a 2021 Design Excellence in Networked Lighting Control Award for Energy Management. Lighting control design by Gottesman Associates. Lighting control system by Lutron Electronics.
Leviton recently introduced a Zigbee™ 3.0 Controlled Receptacle. The Zigbee Controlled Receptacle (ZSTLR-1HW) is compatible with a Leviton Wireless Room Controller or third-party Zigbee 3.0 compatible hub, gateway or controller to provide wireless ON/OFF plug load control.
On December 2, 2021, PG&E will host a 3.5-hour webinar, “Lighting Controls Success Stories” from 9AM to 12:30PM. In this course, attendees will see case studies demonstrating successful application of lighting controls.
Toggled, a wholly owned subsidiary of Altair focused on smart building management solutions and lighting technology, recently announced the roll-out of its comprehensive connected building data and device management solution, Toggled iQ. Leveraging the Internet of things (IoT), Toggled iQ helps businesses optimize their building environments by streamlining operations, improving energy efficiency, saving money, and reducing their carbon footprint, through the connection of smart connected lighting with wireless sensors, controls, and intuitive analytics.
Legrand has published a whitepaper, “Understanding the Essential Strategies for IoT Security,” which is available for free download.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) honored awards recipients at the gala dinner that concluded the 2021 Annual Meeting on November 4, recognizing individuals and companies for their exemplary contributions to the electrical and medical imaging industries.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that Annette Clayton, Chief Executive Officer and President, Schneider Electric North America, was re-elected as Chair of the NEMA Board of Governors for 2022.
Leviton recently announced that its GreenMAX® DRC Room Control System with Wireless Connectivity was recognized with two industry-leading awards. GreenMAX DRC Wireless system won a silver award in Consulting Specifying Engineer’s (CSE) 2021 Product of the Year program and a FacilitiesNet 2021 Vision Award.