The NX Lighting Controls system from Current unlocks more possibilities to manage buildings efficiently and can now be powered by NX Site Manager, an on-premises enterprise software platform providing real-time programming and management capabilities for NX-connected lighting and smart devices. Additionally, the NX Wall Stations family has been expanded to help lighting pros tackle projects with a host of smart and specialty switches.
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2023 LEDucation event in New York City, introduces the building industry to Legrand’s Polaris Monitor Software.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) 2023 Integrated Lighting Campaign (ILC) recognized 11 organizations for exemplary commitment to energy efficiency and environmental responsibility in their buildings. Partners were recognized at the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) annual conference for projects that showcase how lighting system upgrades can lead to significant energy savings and create more comfortable, productive, and environmentally responsible spaces.
“Today, a fresh lighting design is really a lighting and controls design,” writes Acuity’s Steve Roe in this guest post. “Fortunately, leading manufacturers created a tool for lighting specifiers to do it all based on a simple formula: put the controls within the luminaire (light fixture).”
On September 19 from 4:30-5:30 PM at the ArchLIGHT Summit at the Dallas Market Center, Peter Augusta, Peter Augusta, VP of Sales at Casambi Technologies North America, will present an innovative talk entitled, “Controls First!”
Leviton recently released its first Sustainability Report highlighting progress through fiscal year 2022 toward the company’s goal of achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2030.
Who’s responsible for the lighting controls on a project? Who’s qualified? Who’s certified? In this extraordinary conversation at The Lighting Controls Podcast sponsored by the Lighting Controls Association and NAILD, hosts Webster and Ron talk to Darren Lapsley about communications between teams, education, the future of lighting controls, and much more.
The California Energy Alliance collaborated with the California Lighting Technology Center, RMS Energy Consulting LLC, and Southern California Edison to establish a working group of industry stakeholders to develop recommendations that simplify and clarify the nonresidential and residential lighting and lighting controls language contained in the 2022 Title 24, Part 6 Energy Code.
As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced $90 million in competitive awards to help states, cities, tribes, and partnering organizations implement updated energy codes for buildings.
The 2016 Paris Agreement called for its nearly 200 signatories to join in limiting global warming to an increase of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. This would require carbon emissions to be reduced by about half by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050. To reach this goal, the rate of retrofits in the Global North will need to triple from barely 1 percent to at least 3 percent of stock each year, according to Retrofitting Buildings to be Future-Fit, a November 2022 report by commercial real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).