Expanded NEMA Lighting System Index Edges Higher in First Quarter 2017

The first quarter of 2017 saw a 1.4 percent increase compared to 4Q 2016 but a 3.4 percent decline when compared to 1Q 2016. Emergency lighting, fixtures, and lighting controls posted quarter-over-quarter increases while the remaining components declined during the

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Douglas Lighting Controls Unveils Dialog Room Controller 2

Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, has introduced the Dialog® Room Controller 2 for light and receptacle control of offices, classrooms, and other defined spaces. The stand-alone system is factory configured with wall station switches,

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LIGHTFAIR 2017 Features Strong Controls Focus

The LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017 conference will offer 77 courses totaling more than 190 education hours at Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center May 7-11, 2017. Highlighting the conference are two leading-edge forums that will explore some of the newest advancements in

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Webinar: Join Current, Powered by GE on December 15 at 2pm

…for an information-rich webinar to explore an intelligent approach to energy management through LED lighting & controls. Experience a real-time, holistic view of an enterprise platform that provides insights to optimize & forecast. Discover: • Why LED technology and controls

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Navigant Research Outdoor Lighting Systems

As outdoor lighting technologies become more efficient and less expensive, more and more owners are investing in lighting upgrades. While the use of lighting controls is also on the rise, there is less standardization around the technologies. Many different network

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LCA Publishes K-12 Classroom Application Guide

The Lighting Controls Association has published a basic guide to applying lighting controls to K-12 classrooms. Energy codes are driving more detailed control solutions. New learning technology and guidelines such as CHPS are driving demand for greater flexibility and teacher

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A 60% Energy Cut in Warehouse Lighting – But It’s Not LED

A combination of T5 fluorescent and controls has delivered a saving of 60 per cent in energy over the existing low-pressure sodium lighting installation at a warehouse in the UK. Intelligent sensor control was essential, allowing light levels to adjust

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Illumination With a Brain: Intelligent Lighting Control by Craig DiLouie

While the light-emitting diode (LED) has gotten a lot of attention in recent years, another revolution has quietly developed in the background: intelligent (digital) lighting control. The future of lighting is solid-state, and it will be highly controlled. Fully realized,

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Lighting Control Rebates Going Strong

About two-thirds (64%) of the United States is covered by prescriptive lighting rebates, according to BriteSwitch, http://briteswitch.com/index.html a rebate fulfillment company. These rebates can significantly reduce the installed cost of new lighting in existing buildings and improve payback by 20-25%,

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Lighting Controls Association Launches New Course on Centralized Intelligent Lighting Control

EE302: Centralized Intelligent Lighting Control. Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting controls and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning. Intelligent lighting controls represent the ultimate in lighting control. As energy codes and owner requirements become more complex,

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Global Wireless Smart Lighting Controls Consumption Market Forecast to 2021

This report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Wireless Smart Lighting Controls Consumption industry which provides key statistics on the state of the industry and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for

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The Amerlux and Enlighted LED Business Partnership

is focused on increased revenue via more functionality in SSL systems from Amerlux while delivering long-term cost savings for customers. Amerlux plans to integrate the sensors into the Linea, Gruv, Stellina, and Curvano luminaire families. The sensors include occupancy and

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Intelligent Lighting Controls for Commercial Buildings

To meet the growing demand for lighting control systems, different types of vendors have moved into the lighting controls market. Leading the innovative side of this move are pure-play startup companies, which are largely responsible for the proliferation of creative

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Energy Commission Approves 2016 Title 24, Part 6

The California Energy Commission unanimously approved building energy efficiency standards that will reduce energy costs and increase comfort in new and upgraded homes and other buildings. The standards, which take effect on January 1, 2017, include significant changes to the

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ACKNOWLEDGING A SEA CHANGE BY DOE SSL POSTINGS 6/02/15

http://energy.gov/eere/ssl/postings The biggest takeaway from this year’s LIGHTFAIR® International was the prevalence of connected products, and the fact that sensors and controls seemed to be everywhere the eye could see. All of this was evidence of the sea change that’s

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ILLUMIGEDDON, I’M BAAAAACK……BY CHRIS BROWN @illumigeddon

Bill Attardi and I agree that there is great opportunity in this new age of Smart SSL Lighting. BUT FOR WHOM? That’s the key question and that’s where our debate begins. For me the issue isn’t whether there will be

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NAILD’s Annual Conference Focuses on Future of the Lighting Industry

Re-Energized Association Gathers in Denver April 26 – 29 for Conference The National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors (NAILD) will address LEDs and controls and their impact on the industry at its Annual Conference this year, themed Lighting the Way

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Lutron’s Commercial Energy Codes, Controls and LEDs Seminars

Lutron Electronics will visit 10 major markets starting in March 2015 with a brand new seminar that will help electrical contractors and engineers better meet the increasingly diverse demands of customers, while complying with rapidly-changing energy codes. The Commercial Energy

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California’s Title 24, Part 6’s New Standards Mandate Flexibility in Controls and Greater Lights-Out Time by Bill Millard

With the latest version of Title 24, Part 6, the California skyline is about to surrender some of its 24/7 nocturnal glow. The goal is for offices, corridors, stairwells, library stacks, parking garages, and other intermittently used structures to cease

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IES Progress Report Selects Acuity Brands as LED Leader

A total of 11 LED lighting and controls solutions from Acuity Brands, Inc. were selected for the 2014 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report, which showcases the year’s most significant developments in the art and science of lighting. Among the

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