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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Lumileds Launches Multi-Die Emitter for Outdoor Fixtures

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W efficacy, at 85°C* which enables a system

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Lighting Control Rebates Going Strong

The simplest and most popular type of incentive remains the prescriptive rebate, typically targeted to existing buildings. This type of rebate identifies a list of technologies and products that are found to provide suitable performance while saving energy. After installation,

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Foreverlamp DLC Approved LED HB Series™ High-Bay Fixture

Designed specifically to replace a 400W HID fixture delivering value, performance, and over 50% savings on energy costs compared to MH and HPS systems. The new HB Series fixtures allow facility owners to take advantage of the lowest cost path

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DLC Networked Controls Specification Enables Utility Incentives

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has released a Networked Lighting Controls category in its Qualified Products List (QPL). The first qualifying products will be published in June 2016. The likely result is inclusion of networked lighting controls in rebate programs that

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The Designlights Consortium™ Releases The Final Technical Requirements Table V4.0

The solid-state lighting market has grown and product performance has improved significantly in the nearly 3 years since the V2.0 efficacy levels were established. Therefore, to keep up with performance improvements, the V4.0 revision focuses primarily on efficacy. More detail

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Universal Lighting Technologies Expands EVERLINE® LED Retrofit Kit Product Warranty to Seven Years

The EVERLINE LED Retrofit Kit simplifies the transition from fluorescent to LED, reducing electrical demand and energy consumption compared to conventional fluorescent lighting systems. Available in two- or four-foot kits, the product consists of either two or three LED-lensed modules,

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LEDtronics Introduces the NEW DLC-Listed LED High Bay Lights

…comes in a MEDIUM or WIDE beam! They only consume 100 to 300 watts, but replace HID lights of 250 all the way up to 1000 watts! The units are IP-65 Rated, and come with a 5-Year LEDtronics U.S. Factory

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DLC Networked Lighting Control Systems Specification

This document defines draft system ‘capabilities’ and ‘attributes’ that must be met or reported for lighting control systems to be listed on a future DesignLights Consortium™ (DLC) Networked Lighting Controls Qualified Products List (QPL). Products that are listed on this

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ILLUMIGEDDON –OR NOT BY JAMES R. BENYA, PE, FIES, FIALD

http://benyaburnett.com/ Author’s note – at the National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors (NAILD) conference in Denver, Bill Attardi, Chris Brown and I debated Chris’ blog about Illumigeddon, his prediction of massive change in the lighting distribution industry. In my presentation

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GREEN CREATIVE’s ENERGY STAR Qualifies Its PAR38 19W 277V Universal Voltage Lamp

Adding to GREEN CREATIVE’s catalog of more than 50 ENERGY STAR or DLC qualified products, this lamp operates on 120-277V circuits and comes in narrow flood and flood beam angles and in 3000K and 4000K color temperatures (CCT). At just

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ETL & DLC Listed Dimmable LED Thin Panel Lights Ideally Designed for Down Lighting

LEDtronics® announces energy-efficient, vibration-resistant LED replacements for both fluorescent fixtures and tube lights with its ETL and DLC listed dimmable thin-panel lights that are designed to replace troffers in most standard recessed T-bar ceilings. Learn more via CentralJersey.com.

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NEMA Publishes White Paper NEMA LSD 70-2014: A Comparison of High Performance Luminaire Programs in the US Market

The goal of this paper is to assist luminaire purchasers and specifiers in clearly stating their requirements and reducing confusion surrounding some of the most popular high-performance programs and their overlaps, or lack thereof. The table provided in the paper

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Should the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Change Three Requirements? by Stan Walerczyk

Although DLC has been doing a good job getting new LED fixtures approved, which they do much faster than Energy Star, and DLC’s requirements for minimum lumens per watt (LPW) and color rendering index (CRI) can be considered good, let’s

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