Lighting Articles

LCA TV: Bluetooth-Enabled Indoor Lighting Control by McWong

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2019 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to McWong International's Bluetooth-enabled indoor lighting control system.
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ETC Products Named to IES Progress Report

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 1:00am
Two of ETC’s products were selected for the 2019 IES Progress Report. Since the Progress Report celebrates products that an impartial panel of the Illumination Engineering Society finds worthy based on a product’s “uniqueness, innovation, and significance to the lighting industry,” inclusion in the Progress Report is a mark of genuine achievement. ETC is proud to announce that their DataTrack Backbone and PhaseAdept dimming module were selected for the 2019 Report.
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Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces CheckLight Energy Management Platform

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 1:00am
Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced the launch of its newest energy management platform, CheckLight™ The new cloud-based technology pairs seamlessly with Douglas centralized, distributed and wireless lighting control systems.
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LCA TV: NX Distributed Intelligence by Hubbell

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2019 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to NX Distributed Intelligence by Hubbell Lighting.
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Leviton Expands Lev-Lok Modular Wiring Device Portfolio with USB Tamper-Resistant Receptacles

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 1:00am
Leviton recently announced the launch of its Lev-Lok USB Receptacle, the latest addition to the Lev-Lok modular wiring device portfolio. This extensive new offering of USB Receptacles includes both Type A/A and Type A/C USB port options, 15 Amp and 20 Amp configurations, Commercial Specification Grade and Heavy-Duty Hospital Grade devices, as well as a variety of colors.
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Hubbell Teams with Signify and Point Inside to Introduce the Hubbell Indoor Positioning System

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 1:00am
Hubbell Integrated Solutions recently announced a strategic partnership with Signify and Point Inside for the development and offering of an end-to-end Indoor Positioning Solution, called “Hubbell IPS.” Hubbell IPS provides customers with the ability to implement real-time location and analytics services for indoor venues, such as retail, hospitality, entertainment, healthcare, transportation and special event environments.
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Thomas Paterson on Commissioning

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 1:00am
"Delivering lighting controls is the work of the membership of the Lighting Controls Association. But who is responsible for commissioning them?" writes Thomas Paterson, Director of Lux Populi.
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Why Smart Lighting and Building Management System Integration Makes Sense

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 1:00am
In this blog post, OSRAM makes a case for integrating smart lighting with building management systems.
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Making Your Home Smarter and Safer

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 08/29/2019 - 1:00am
Decora Smart™ Wi-Fi™ turns any home into a Smart Home with the My Leviton™ App. Leviton offers a strong selection of automated dimmers, switches, and plugin products for automated control of lights, motor loads, appliances, and more. Schedule lights and connected loads to turn on/off at specific times or based on sunrise/sunset, easily group smart devices into rooms, and create scenes to activate multiple lights at once. Enjoy remote access from anywhere, with no hub required.
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Universal Lighting Technologies Receives “Best of the Best” Marketing Award for “Touch to Tune” Product Launch

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 1:00am
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. recently won an esteemed award in the Electrical Distributor (tED) Magazine’s 2019 “Best of the Best” Marketing Awards Competition for its Touch to Tune Product Launch (Supplier Less Than $250M).
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HLB’s C. Webster Marsh Talks LED Control Interfaces

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 1:00am
In this article, C. Webster Marsh, designer with Horton Lees Brogden, discusses the topic of interfaces between incompatible devices designed to different protocols, and how to get the best results.
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DOE Evaluates Tunable-White Classroom Lighting

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 1:00am
Tunable-white LED lighting offers highly efficient general illumination combined with dimming and the ability to tune correlated color temperature (CCT) from warm- to cool-white. A strong potential application is classrooms, where teachers can set lighting/visual conditions to support classroom activities. In May 2019, the Department of Energy (DOE) published a Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) report evaluating a trial installation of tunable-white lighting systems at three classrooms in an elementary school in Folsom, California.
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Steve Mesh on Control Offerings at LIGHTFAIR 2019

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 1:00am
If you haven’t been to LightFair in recent years, rest assured that lighting controls is the “next big thing," writes Steve Mesh.
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LCA TV: wiSCAPE Wireless Outdoor Lighting System by Hubbell

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2019 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Hubbell Lighting's wiSCAPE wireless outdoor lighting system.
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Hiebert Joins PLC Multipoint

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 1:00am
PLC Multipoint recently announced the hiring of Yoelit Hiebert as Senior Systems Engineer. In this role, she will lead the technical direction of all sensor products.
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State of California Recognizes Lighting Controls Association as Continuing Education Provider

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 1:00am
The State of California has recognized the Lighting Controls Association as an authorized continuing education provider with Irvine Valley College, Electrician Trainee Program #125.
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LCA TV: Lutron’s QuEst-D Quick Estimating and Design Tool

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2019 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Lutron Electronics' Quick Estimating and Design Tool, or QuEst-D.
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Wrightwood 659 Gallery Covers All The Options with ETC

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 1:00am
Wrightwood 659 is a new art gallery in Chicago exhibiting architecture and socially engaged art. As befits a gallery focused on great architecture, Wrightwood 659 has an impressive pedigree of its own. Originally built in the 1920s, this brownstone building was completely gutted and fit out with a modern steel and concrete interior designed by world-renowned architect Tadao Ando. The design team turned to ETC to deliver a lighting control system capable of adapting to changing exhibits and integrating control protocols associated with new lighting technologies.
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NEMA Appoints Patrick Hughes VP of Operations and Strategy

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 1:00am
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association recently announced that Patrick Hughes has been appointed Vice President of Operations and Strategy. In this role, Hughes will oversee the Association’s industry-leading technical operations and strategic planning. Hughes previously served as Senior Director of Government Relations and Strategic Initiatives for NEMA.
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The Complicating Consequences of Emergency Lighting Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 1:00am
This article by Michael Shulman, Principal Engineer, Lighting for UL, describes how the changing lighting control landscape presents new challenges for emergency lighting control.
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