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Lighting Controls in the Time of Low Lighting Power

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 1:00am
"I recently wrote about how lighting energy allowances under current codes are now approaching a practical minimum, thanks to significant improvements in source efficacy, optical efficiency, and controls that automatically extinguish lighting when it is not needed."
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Growing Oak Leaf Hydrangeas From Seed

Gardening in the Home Landscape - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:36pm

Post by Growing The Home Garden - Home Gardening with Vegetables, Herbs, and Plant Propagation

I did a video a while back on Youtube about collecting oak leaf hydrangeas from seed. I thought since now is the ideal time to start collecting those seeds again I would go ahead and direct sow some oak leaf hydrangeas from seed. Below you can watch a short video of the flat I put...

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Categories: Garden

LCA TV: PowerHUBB Power Over Ethernet Lighting & Control System by Hubbell

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Hubbell's PowerHUBB Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Lighting & Control System.
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TALQ Consortium Publishes Smart City Whitepaper

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 1:00am
The TALQ Consortium reveals in a White Paper recently published a whitepaper detailing insights into its global interface standard and certification scheme for managing smart city applications including outdoor lighting networks.
Categories: Lighting Articles

New nLight AIR Adapter from Acuity Brands Connects Wireless and Wired Controls Systems

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 1:00am
Acuity Brands, Inc. recently announced the launch of a new nLight® AIR wireless lighting controls adapter that can unite both wireless and wired lighting controls devices and systems.
Categories: Lighting Articles

LCA TV: Service Contracts Program by Wattstopper

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Wattstopper's service contracts program.
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NEMA Framework Predicts Energy Savings from Lighting Systems

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 1:00am
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently published NEMA LSD 79-2018 Predicted Energy Savings from Lighting Systems, a new white paper that includes a framework used to gauge the effectiveness of different lighting control methods.
Categories: Lighting Articles

Leviton Partners with Pulte Homes as Exclusive Smart Lighting Controls Provider

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 1:00am
Leviton recently announced a partnership with Pulte Homes as the exclusive provider of smart lighting controls in the new, customizable Pulte Smart Home, notably its hubless solution: the Leviton Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls.
Categories: Lighting Articles

Teach Your Children: “Check with Me First”

Gardening in the Home Landscape - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 10:56am

Post by Growing The Home Garden - Home Gardening with Vegetables, Herbs, and Plant Propagation

Recently on Facebook in a group I am a part of someone posted about a plant they didn’t know after discovering that her daughter ate some of the fruit. I can imagine the fear that must be in her mind. I have 5 children and would panic as well if one of them ingested something...

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Categories: Garden

Cree’s Gary Trott on the Internet of Things

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 1:00am
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Gary Trott, VP of Intelligent Lighting and IoT Platform, Cree for an article for the October issue of tED Magazine, the official publication of the NAED. The topic: connected lighting's potential role in the Internet of Things.
Categories: Lighting Articles

Decoding IECC 2018

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 07/27/2018 - 1:00am
On July 26, 2018 the International Code Council published the 2018 version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), which has been updated every three years since 2000. This 2018 version reduces lighting power allowances, broadens mandatory controls requirements, and issues clarifications.
Categories: Lighting Articles

Eaton’s Michael Lunn on Plug Load Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 1:00am
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Michael Lunn, Director, Product Marketing, Eaton Corporation, on the topic of plug load control.
Categories: Lighting Articles

EVERLINE PW Linear LED Drivers Offer Functionality and Flexibility with Wireless Programming

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 1:00am
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. recently introduced its PW Series of wirelessly programmable EVERLINE LED drivers for indoor linear lighting applications.
Categories: Lighting Articles

Why You Should Hire High End Interior Designers

Home & Stuff - Sun, 07/22/2018 - 1:04am

Interior renovations and redecorations are an excellent way to spruce up your home, to change its energy, and to get the most out of your living space. People are increasingly turning to interior designers to help them with their renovation or redecoration projects, namely because they want that professional touch and want to save themselves […]

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Innovative Wireless Lighting Control Solutions from Leviton Added to DesignLights Consortium® Qualified Products List

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 1:00am
Two of Leviton’s newest lighting control advancements, the Intellect™ Intelligent Fixture Control System and Lumina™ RF Standalone Room Controls, were recently added to the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL), in the category of Networked Lighting Control (NLC) systems.
Categories: Lighting Articles

Garage Door Repair – Some Important Tips

Home & Stuff - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 6:21am

Garage Door Damage is Common The frequent opening and closing will cause damages to the garage doors, and this is quite natural. Nevertheless, you will have to mend the problem then and there, because, you cannot leave the garage doors open for long hours. Hence, the expertise of a specialized company will become handy for […]

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The Jack Chow Building Wins 2017 IES Lighting Control Innovation Award

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 1:00am
This month, we will explore an innovative installation of lighting controls at the Jack Chow Building in Vancouver.
Categories: Lighting Articles

LCA TV: WaveLinx Connected Wireless Lighting Control by Eaton

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to WaveLinx connected wireless lighting control by Eaton Corporation.
Categories: Lighting Articles

Education Express Simplifies Certificates

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 3:53pm
To simplify the process of gaining certificates, Education Express now offers two. One for AIA LU/HSW credit, and one for all others on the same PDF certificate. We took this step to simplify the certificates, reduce student paperwork, and make a cleaner appearance on the My Classroom page.
Categories: Lighting Articles

Synapse’s Jamie Britnell on the Internet of Things

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 1:00am
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Jamie Britnell, Director of Product Marketing – Lighting, Synapse Wireless for an article about the Internet of Things, which will be published in the October issue of tED Magazine.
Categories: Lighting Articles

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