Siemens Re-Enters the Lighting Business, Via the IoT

Five years after spinning off its Osram lighting subsidiary and thereby dumping its bulb baggage, Siemens AG is back in the lighting business. This time, however, there isn’t a light bulb in sight, at least not as a revenue driver.

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Luminaire and Lighting Control Market: Snapshot

The luminaire and lighting control industry is going through diverse phases in different regions of the world. Rise in awareness about energy-efficient light models is primarily fueling the demand for lighting control systems. As electricity prices continue to rise, government

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Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces LitePak™ 2

Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, announced the introduction of its next generation LitePak™, a cost-effective, fully digital and dimmable lighting control solution designed for use in a variety of retail and commercial spaces, including

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The 10 Big Lighting Trends for 2018

Lighting is changing, and the next 12 months will be a defining period in the sector as we move away from an energy-saving offer to fully embrace all things digital. Here’s how Lux sees the big trends to watch for

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Steve Mesh on California’s Title 24 Energy Code and Lighting Controls

California has been a historical leader in terms of state energy codes. California’s Title 24 has led the way by restricting allowable LPDs (Lighting Power Density) as well as mandating specific types of lighting controls. However, in the past 5-10

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Controls Specialist Introduces IoT Node for Any Luminaire

Commercial lighting users have gained yet another means for collecting valuable data from luminaires and for controlling lighting scenes, as Dutch controls specialist Nedap introduced a small node that adds Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to fixtures. The electronic device

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Smart Lighting Market Value to Double by 2020

The global smart lighting and connected lighting controls market was valued at US$ 6 billion in 2015, which is estimated to more than double in value by 2020, according to IHS Markit report. The residential smart lighting market was worth

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Utility Rebates for Networked Lighting Controls by Craig DiLouie

In May 2016, the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) released V.1.0 of its Networked Lighting Control Systems Specification, which formed the basis of a new Qualified Lighting Products List (QPL). As of August 2017, more than 20 utilities and energy efficiency programs

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Legrand Lighting Control Systems Now Compatible with Voice Control-Enabled Devices

Building on its commitment to enhancing the delivery and control of power and light, Legrand introduces Voice Control compatibility with its radiant® Collection RF (radio frequency) and adorne® Collection Wi-Fi Lighting System. This new functionality enables Legrand customers to control

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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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