Modern lighting control systems require a lot more components than they used to. As a result, a lighting controls designer’s job has come to include the documentation required to fully specify a system, which includes well-defined devices, narratives, and sequences. This column by C. Webster Marsh is the first part of a multi-part series that hopes to identify how lighting controls interact with each other and how best to implement a documentation style that is shared with current industry trends.
The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) and the Lighting Controls Association recently announced an agreement to collaborate in the offering of online courses that advance students’ knowledge of networked lighting control (NLC) technology and applications.
In this article published in LD+A, Telensa’s Cindy Brewbaker lays out a seven-point case for smart street lighting.
Moderated by Michael Colligan, this episode of Get a Grip on Lighting pits two lighting thinkers in a spirited debate over whether 0-10V or digital lighting control has the edge in projects subject to value engineering.
In this article published in LD+A, the official publication of the Illuminating Engineering Society, Manuel Lopez and Keith Graeber of the California Lighting Technology Center evaluate networked lighting control system metering and reporting capabilities.
Brienne Musselman, Education Director for the Illuminating Engineering Society, looks at seven trends that will affect professional lighting education.
The Lighting Controls Association now offers EE107B: Lighting Controls and Commercial Lighting Rebates as a new course in its popular Education Express program.
Smart home companies can help catalyze a growing opportunity by prioritizing data privacy, says a new report by CABA prepared by Harbor Research.
The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), in collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), recently announced a special five-part free webinar series called “Taming Complexity.” Presented by PNNL experts and partners, this series will explore ongoing efforts to better understand and reduce the ever-growing complexity of advanced lighting systems.
In this special lighting controls edition of the Get a Grip on Lighting podcast, C. Webster Marsh and Ron Kuszmar interview Steve Mesh about the state of lighting controls.