“With NEMA’s latest guidance on 0-10V control wire colors, I want to dust off an old question: Should the control wires be run in the same conduit as the line voltage wires?”asks C. Webster Marsh.
Acuity Brands recently published a best practices guide for specifiers wishing to incorporate lighting controls into warehouse lighting.
In 2020, the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) published ANSI/IES LP-6-20, Lighting Control Systems: Properties, Selection, and Specification. Drawing on the Lighting Controls Association’s Education Express offering as a primary source, this 111-page Lighting Practice and American National Standard provides an excellent foundation for designing with lighting control systems.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently published NEMA LS 20003-2021 Standby Power Measurements for LED Drivers—Recommended Allowances for Feature Sets Other Than Lighting. This new white paper recommends standby power allowances, based on available features, for regulators to consider when setting limits on LED driver standby power. It was developed along with the test procedures contained in ANSI C82.16 and should be read together with it.
Daintree® Networked wireless lighting controls from GE Current, a Daintree company, are now a DesignLights Consortium® (DLC®) Qualified Networked Lighting Controls Product, giving lighting designers and building owners a tested and certified full-featured lighting controls option for commercial and industrial environments.
This month, we explore a dynamic and flexible lighting controls installation at a series of ballrooms at the Q Center in St. Charles, IL.
The CEE Integrated Home Competition rewards market leaders whose connected home solutions not only provide energy savings and load management capability, but also deliver upon consumer expectations for interoperability, reliability, and simplicity.
In designing and specifying a lighting control system, part of the work involves configuring control zones to meet code requirements. This is an incredibly important step for two reasons…
The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced the four winners in Phase 1 of the DOE’s Lighting Prize (L-Prize®), including a networked LED luminaire with advanced controls that can be retrofitted in less than two minutes to an existing fluorescent luminaire.
GE Current, a Daintree company, has completed the acquisition of Hubbell® Incorporated’s commercial and industrial (C&I) lighting business, creating a premier end-to-end lighting solutions business. The combined new business will be branded as Current.