Interest in Smart Buildings Is Growing by William Atkinson

Until recently, smart buildings were often thought of individually. These days, they are becoming a trend unto themselves-a real force. As a result, opportunities for electrical contractors, both in traditional electrical work, but especially in low-voltage work, are expected to

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PoE Lighting and Control by Hubbell Control Solutions

PowerHUBB is an enterprise-level PoE lighting and control platform that integrates luminaires, sensors, user interfaces and software for a scalable intelligent building control solution. The advantage of a PoE solution is its ability to simplify lighting and control installations by

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Lighting as a Platform Part 2: Creating the Smart Building by Martin Woolley, Bluetooth SIG

In a truly smart building, lights can be much more than just lights. These buildings are supported by lighting systems that have the potential to act as a distributed network of small computers and are capable of hosting all sorts

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ZigBee Alliance Will Show the Way to Smarter Buildings, Lighting Systems at Light + Building 2016 Conference

The conference, March 13-18 in Frankfurt, Germany, is a trade fair for lighting and building-services technology and presents solutions that cut the energy consumption of a building at the same time as increasing the level of comfort. At the fair,

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Memoori Publishes Report … Smart Buildings: The Lighting Controls Business 2013 to 2017

The world value of lighting control products in 2013 was approximately $1.67 billion at factory gate prices. Memoori forecasts that the global market for lighting controls from 2013 to 2020 will grow at a CAGR of 12%. By 2017, it

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News Updates for the Week of May 28

1.      Cooper Industries Sold to Eaton for $11.8 Billion – The acquisition will allow Cleveland-based Eaton, an industrial manufacturer, to further expand its power management reach and its electrical business.  The acquisition is expected to close by the end of

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