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Signify Launches Philip Hue with Bluetooth

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 1:00am
Signify recently launched the Philips Hue with Bluetooth, which makes its smart lighting system even more accessible. Setting the mood in your room, whether you are hosting a dinner party or relaxing at the end of the day, is now as easy as screwing in a Philips Hue Bluetooth light bulb and tapping an app to set it up and control it.
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Universal Expands Line of PW and PWX Series EVERLINE LED Drivers with Compact Case Size for Wireless Programmability of Downlight Luminaires

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 1:00am
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. recently announced the expansion of its PW and PWX Series of wirelessly programmable EVERLINE LED drivers for indoor lighting applications.
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Steve Mesh Talks Luminaire-Level Lighting Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 1:00am
As the commercial lighting industry continues its steady move towards more advanced controls and lighting solutions, for many experts, all signs point to networked lighting controls. And when it comes to truly intelligent, flexible lighting with non-energy benefits, the future could be Luminaire Level Lighting Controls (LLLCs). A subset of networked lighting controls, LLLCs include integrated sensors and control in each luminaire. To better understand this trend, Anne Curran, Senior Program Manager for the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance's Luminaire Level Lighting Controls initiative, interviewed Steve Mesh, Principal at Lighting Education & Design. Here's the transcript.
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Legrand Unveils New Legrand Home Smart Lighting for Apple HomeKit

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 07/24/2019 - 1:00am
Legrand recently introduced the Legrand Home Smart Lighting for Apple HomeKit. The new smart switches, dimmers, and plug-ins connect to a home's WiFi network without the need for a hub, allowing iOS users to easily and securely control their lighting when at home or away using an iPhone or iPad — as well as via Siri, Alexa, or Google Assistant voice-enabled products.
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DELTA Study Evaluates Residential Sensors

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 1:00am
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) recently published a new DELTA report evaluating new sensor-controlled LED corridor lighting installed in a multifamily residential building in Albany, New York. The project showed significant energy savings while overall occupant response was positive.
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Steve Mesh on Networking Lighting Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 1:00am
Guest post by Steve Mesh, LC What is a “network”? One definition of “network” (from the Merriam-Webster app on my iPhone!) is … “an interconnected or interrelated chain, group, or system.” What kinds of components exist in an networked lighting control (NLC) system? That can vary from system to system. Are there basic elements that […]
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ETC’s Mosaic Controls New Lighting System in Gateway National Park

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 1:00am
As the Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building define their home cities, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis is arguably the Midwest’s most important icon. While the Arch gets all the visual attention, the national park it occupies is equally impressive. The 91-acre grounds of the Gateway Arch National Park recently underwent an extensive landscape re-design, including the removal of an existing parking garage, the creation of an elevated walkway, and several new walking and biking paths. And as part of this re-design, local company Randy Burkett Lighting Design created a complete new park lighting system, utilizing ETC’s Mosaic family of products.
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Lighting Controls Association Now Offers Certificate of Technical Knowledge

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that completion of all courses offered at the association's online Education Express continuing education website qualifies students to earn a Certificate of Technical Knowledge in Lighting Controls.
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Lighting Design Lab’s Shaun Darragh Talks Luminaire-Level Lighting Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 1:00am
As the commercial lighting industry continues its steady move towards more advanced controls and lighting solutions, for many experts, all signs point to networked lighting controls. And when it comes to truly intelligent, flexible lighting with non-energy benefits, the future could be Luminaire Level Lighting Controls (LLLCs). A subset of networked lighting controls, LLLCs include integrated sensors and control in each fixture. To better understand this trend, Anne Curran, Senior Program Manager for the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance's Luminaire Level Lighting Controls initiative, interviewed Shaun Darragh, Senior Lighting Specialist at Lighting Design Lab. Here's the transcript.
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Universal Lighting Technologies Introduces a Wireless and Comprehensive Touch to Tune LED Driver Replacement Tuning Solution

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 1:00am
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. recently introduced its Touch to Tune driver tuning solution. The solution uses EVERLINE PW LED drivers now available in linear and compact can size options.
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Lighting Controls Association Now Offers Downloadable Courses at Education Express

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that all courses in its popular Education Express online continuing education system are now downloadable as PDFs.
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University of Washington’s Chris Meek Talks Luminaire-Level Lighting Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 1:00am
As the commercial lighting industry continues its steady move towards more advanced controls and lighting solutions, for many experts, all signs point to networked lighting controls. And when it comes to truly intelligent, flexible lighting with non-energy benefits, the future could be Luminaire Level Lighting Controls (LLLCs). A subset of networked lighting controls, LLLCs include integrated sensors and control in each fixture. To better understand this trend, Anne Curran, Senior Program Manager for the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance's Luminaire Level Lighting Controls initiative, interviewed Chris Meek, Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington. Here's the transcript.
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LSI Industries Names New Vice President of Lighting Products

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 07/03/2019 - 1:00am
LSI Industries Inc., recently announced that it has named Michael Prachar as Vice President for Lighting Products.
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Lighting Controls Association Announces New Course on Energy Codes

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) now offers EE203: Lighting Controls and Commercial Energy Codes, Part 3: ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2016 and IECC 2018, as a new course in its popular Education Express program.
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Adorne Universal Dimmers by Legrand

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 06/28/2019 - 1:00am
Legrand's adorne Touch Tru-Universal Dimmers are designed to operate with virtually any dimmable lamp, load, and luminaire on typical residential and light commercial wiring (with the exception of 0-10V LED drivers).
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Leviton’s Load Center

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 06/26/2019 - 1:00am
Using Wi-Fi connectivity, a central data hub, and intelligent circuit breakers, the Leviton Load Center offers excellent opportunities for energy management.
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Lutron Unveils HXL Humancentric Lighting Solution

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 1:00am
Lutron Electronics has created a holistic approach to humancentric lighting: Lutron HXL. The Lutron HXL approach combines four elements of lighting design to allow people to be, work, and feel their best: Quality Light, Natural Light, Connection to the Outdoors, and Adaptive and Personalized control.
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Enlighted Expands IoT Platform Lighting Control Capabilities

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 1:00am
Enlighted, a Siemens company, recently announced new lighting control capabilities have been added to its award-winning building Internet of Things (IoT) Platform. These include advanced tunable white lighting control, daylight harvesting group capabilities, and a two-wire interface for the company’s powerful sensors. Together, these new advancements can improve the health and well-being of building occupants, improve lighting aesthetics, simplify fixture integration, and reduce costs.
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Quick Guide to The Latest Commercial Building Energy Code Standards

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 1:00am
This article provides general introductory knowledge about the lighting control requirements imposed by the 2016 version of ASHRAE/IES 90.1 and the 2018 version of the IECC.
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Echoflex Unveils Tri-Zone Dimming Controller

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 1:00am
New from Echoflex, an ETC company, the ELED3 Tri-Zone Dimming Controller is a wireless lighting controller that includes three 0-10V low-voltage dimming channels.
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