Lighting Articles

LCA TV: HXL Humancentric Lighting by Lutron

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2019 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to HXL humancentric lighting by Lutron Electronics.
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Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces Tunable White Lighting Control Solution

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 12:00am
Douglas Lighting Controls®, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently introduced Tunable White Lighting control solutions to their high-performance Dialog® networked lighting controls. Designed for humancentric lighting applications, the system offers compatibility with dual-channel 0-10V Tunable-White fixtures, allowing users to control the fixtures manually or through a programmed schedule.
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LCA TV: GE Current’s Daintree EZ Connect Lighting Controls Solution

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2019 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Current by GE's Daintree EZ Connect, a distributed room-based lighting controls solution.
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Leviton Acquires Viscor

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 12:00am
Leviton recently announced the acquisition of Viscor, Canada’s largest independent lighting manufacturer, which specializes in LED lighting for architectural, commercial, medical, institutional and industrial applications.
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Echoflex Solutions Publishes Design Guide

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:00am
Echoflex Solutions, an ETC Company, recently published a design guide that details lighting control scenarios for various space types. The Design Guide walks readers through sample solutions, offers in-depth info on devices, and contains risers for the most common systems for offices, hotels, restaurants, and more.
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Every Light a Bluetooth Beacon

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 12:00am
Peter Duine, Global Product Manager for Signify, envisions a future of light in which every luminaire is a Bluetooth beacon.
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Lutron Introduces Tunable-White LED Downlight Driver and Sequence of Operations Guide

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00am
Tunable white lighting can play a role in making spaces more comfortable and flexible with light that dynamically changes its color temperature over time. The adoption of tunable white has not yet been widespread, in part due to complexity. Now, with Lutron’s new T-Series downlight driver, specifying tunable white is easier than ever, according to the company.
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Wattstopper’s Charles Knuffke to Present IES Webinar on Security Basics of Wireless Lighting

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 12:00am
On November 14, 2019, at 12 PM ET, Wattstopper, Legrand's Charles Knuffke (vice chair and incoming chair of the Lighting Controls Association) will present a webinar hosted by the Illuminating Engineering Society, "Wireless Lighting: Security Basics (Definitions of Authentication, Encryption, and Certificates)."
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Designing a Lighting Control System

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 11/01/2019 - 1:00am
Robert J. Garra Jr., PE of CannonDesign recently contributed an article to CONSULTING-SPECIFYING ENGINEER, in which he makes a case for the importance of emphasizing controls in a quality lighting design, while laying out principles for application.
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AIM Report Validates Quality’s Role in Lighting Controls Specifications

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 1:00am
B2B research firm Accountability Information Management, Inc. (AIM) recently published a comprehensive new report, Quality is Key to Being a Player in Lighting Control Specifications. Or is it?
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Echoflex Solutions Offers Revamped YouTube Channel

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 10/28/2019 - 1:00am
Echoflex Solutions recently revamped its YouTube channel, uploading 23 new videos. The videos are a mixture of product overviews and instruction guides, offering more than 150 minutes of video support.
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Legrand Partners with Luxury Products Group

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 10/25/2019 - 1:00am
Legrand has partnered with Luxury Products Group (LPG), the nation’s premier buying group of luxury kitchen and bath products, lighting and appliances, to offer its adorne Collection for distribution within the company’s network of kitchen and bath showrooms.
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Here Comes BACnet Secure Connect

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 10/23/2019 - 1:00am
By early 2020, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is expected to release a new version of the BACnet building automation system protocol. BACnet Secure Connect, or BACnet/SC, brings this popular open industry standard into the Internet of Things (IoT) age by enabling the easy and secure transfer of large volumes of data.
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The Drum Organ Wins 2019 IES Lighting Control Innovation Award

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 1:00am
This month, we will explore an innovative installation of lighting and controls at a public plaza in Milwaukee, WI.
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Steve Mesh on Space Optimization with Networked Lighting Control

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 1:00am
Space utilization and indoor positioning are key non-energy benefits of networked lighting controls, writes Steve Mesh, adding that they can provide additional value in a project beyond simple energy savings.
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Universal Lighting Technologies Announces New Regional Sales Managers

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 1:00am
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Panasonic Lighting Technologies America (PLTA), recently announced the appointment of Mark Hobart as the Regional Sales Manager in its southeastern United States territory, and Christian DuFour as Regional Sales Manager for the company’s North Central region.
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Lutron Identifies Four Major 2020 Lighting Control Trends

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 1:00am
Whether it’s human centric solutions, dynamic color tuning, or smart-building innovations, the cutting-edge technology of lighting control is a growing part of the marketplace – and, in many cases, finding its way into our everyday lives. So what will 2020 see? Three Lutron experts weigh in.
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Signify to Acquire Cooper Lighting for $1.4 Billion

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 1:00am
Signify has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Eaton to acquire Cooper Lighting Solutions for $1.4 billion in cash.
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PLC Multipoint Hires Regional Sales Manager

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 1:00am
PLC Multipoint recently announced the hiring of Bart Manguno to the role of Regional Sales Manager.
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Leviton Introduces Online Fixture Dimmer Compatibility Tool

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 1:00am
Leviton recently launched its new Fixture Dimmer Compatibility Tool, an online resource developed to make it simple for lighting agents, specifying and electrical engineers and architects to select the exact dimmer and lighting controls appropriate for use with specific Leviton lighting products. The tool offers users assurance that they have selected the dimmer designed for use with their selected Leviton fixtures.
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