Lighting Articles

Report Takes a Comprehensive Look at Privacy and Cybersecurity in the Connected Home

Lighting Controls Association - 5 hours 27 min ago
Cybersecurity and privacy concerns in the smart home have the potential to worsen with device ownership and demand for gadgets growing. In building their solutions, industry participants should therefore treat cybersecurity protections as the norm. Looking past functionality and user experience, privacy also needs to be factored into the process. These were among the key recommendations of CABA’s Privacy and Cybersecurity in the Connected Home Landmark Research project, carried out by CABA member Frost & Sullivan.
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Leviton Enhances Decora Smart® Wi-Fi® Functionality with New 2nd Gen Devices and Anywhere Dimmer and Switch Companions

Lighting Controls Association - 5 hours 27 min ago
Leviton has expanded the compatibility and functionality of its award-winning Decora Smart Wi-Fi lighting control portfolio with today’s launch of Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen.
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Lighting Controls Association Publishes New Networked Lighting Control Course

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has published Part 3 of  EE302: A Year with a Networked Lighting Control System, a new learning module in its popular Education Express online education program.
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Leviton Expands the GreenMAX DRC Room Control System with Wireless Connectivity

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 1:00am
Leviton recently announced the launch of the new GreenMAX DRC Wireless Room Control System. The new Wireless Keypad Room Controller allows the GreenMAX DRC System to communicate with Leviton wireless devices and Intellect™-enabled fixtures. Wirelessly control virtually any type of commercial lighting from 0-10V and phase cut dimming to DMX and DALI with one system.
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NEMA: Current and Future Conditions Remain Positive for Electrical Industry

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 04/13/2021 - 1:00am
For the tenth consecutive month, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) topped 50 points, indicating conditions conducive to growth. March's reading of 80 built on an already robust 64.3 in February and was driven by two-thirds of survey respondents' indicating better conditions.
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SENSORWORX Joins the Lighting Controls Association

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to welcome SENSORWORX as a new member!
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Hubbell Control Solutions Launches New NX Distributed Intelligence Lighting Control Panel

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 04/09/2021 - 1:00am
Hubbell Control Solutions recently announced the release of a new and improved NX Distributed Intelligence™ Lighting Control Panel (NXP2 Series) that centralizes connection points in an enclosure providing an installer-friendly solution that reduces time and costs to deploy code compliant lighting control.
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Eaton Announces Wi-Fi Smart Voice Dimmer with Alexa Built-In

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 04/07/2021 - 1:00am
Eaton recently announced the launch of the Wi-Fi smart voice dimmer switch, the latest addition to its family of Wi-Fi smart devices. With Alexa Built-in, Eaton’s latest residential offering adds an additional level of convenience to the home by giving customers voice control over their connected devices, without the need for any other products or applications.
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Atar Capital Acquires Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from Panasonic

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 04/05/2021 - 1:00am
Atar Capital, a Los Angeles-based global private investment firm, recently announced it has completed the acquisition of Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from parent company, Panasonic Corporation.
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Kevin J. Cosgriff, NEMA President and CEO, Announces Retirement

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 04/02/2021 - 1:00am
Kevin J. Cosgriff, President and CEO of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), will retire from NEMA at the end of 2021. During his seven years leading NEMA, Mr. Cosgriff strengthened the electrical equipment and medical imaging industries by modernizing NEMA industry Standards processes, expanding market analytical offerings, and overseeing focused and effective advocacy.
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Synapse Provides Guidance for Parking Garage Lighting Control

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 03/31/2021 - 1:00am
Synapse Wireless has published guidance to achieving best practices and energy code compliance for parking garage lighting control. The guidance describes various relevant regulations and what strategies and equipment are required. “Parking garages can be a challenging environment for lighting designers. From seasonal outdoor daylight patterns, to underground levels, these spaces are a microcosm for […]
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RAB Unveils Smart LED Post Tops

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 03/29/2021 - 1:00am
RAB Lighting's Smart LED Post Top provides cutting-edge control without having to upgrade luminaires.
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2021 Rebate Outlook

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 03/26/2021 - 1:00am
Rebates remain a strong incentive for investing in energy-efficient lighting and controls. In 2021, significant opportunities are widely available for LED lighting and controls, including continuing availability of rebates for networked controls.
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Lutron Adds Adaptable Phase Dimming to its Wireless Lighting Control Solution

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 03/24/2021 - 1:00am
Lutron Electronics' Vive PowPak Phase Select modules offer a remote mountable dimming option that can easily adapt to the various phase dimming needs of a project.
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EiKO Partners with KSA Lighting and Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 03/22/2021 - 1:00am
EiKO recently announced the company has partnered with KSA Lighting and Controls, a full-service rep agency covering the Northern Illinois and Indiana markets.
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CHOP Observation Unit Receives 2020 Lighting Control Innovation Award of Merit

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 03/18/2021 - 1:00am
This month, we explore a circadian-friendly lighting controls design at an observation unit in a healthcare facility in Philadelphia.
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Lighting Controls Association Updates Daylight Harvesting Course

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 03/16/2021 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has updated EE201: Daylight-Responsive Lighting Control, a popular course in its free, 24/7 Education Express program.
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nLight Publishes Whitepaper Describing ABT Technology

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 03/12/2021 - 12:00am
nLight®, an Acuity Brands company, recently published a new whitepaper describing its new nLight Autonomous Bridging Technology (ABT), which increases the range and improves the responsiveness of wireless networked lighting controls across indoor and outdoor spaces and around obstructions.
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Submit Your Projects for The Design Excellence in Tunable-White Lighting, Networked Lighting Control, and Lighting and Building Control Integration Awards

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 03/11/2021 - 12:10pm
The Lighting Controls Association is sponsoring a series of design awards produced by the Strategies in Light conference and LEDs Magazine, which has expanded its popular SAPPHIRE Awards focusing on LED products to now include design projects. This includes the Design Excellence in Tunable-White Lighting, Design Excellence in Networked Lighting Control, and Design Excellence in […]
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Webinar: Lighten the Loads with Luminaire Level Lighting Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 03/11/2021 - 11:55am
Learn from experts at McKinstry, Evergreen Consulting Group and the University of Washington’s Center for Integrated Design as they discuss the latest innovations and use cases for luminaire-level lighting controls and what they mean for the future of commercial lighting.
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