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General Motors Design Dome Renovation Wins 2017 IES Lighting Control Innovation Award

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:00am
This month, we will explore an innovative installation of lighting controls at the General Motors Design Dome.
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McWong and Avi-on Partner to Bring Bluetooth Connectivity into Smart Sensor Controls for Lighting

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 1:00am
McWong International and Avi-on Labs, Inc., a developer of Bluetooth® lighting controls, announced the immediate commercial availability of the complete PacWave® wireless Smart Sensor Control product line on the Avi-on platform.
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Lutron Launches Enterprise Vue, a Single Data and Management Platform for Connected Buildings

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 1:00am
Lutron Electronics recently announced the launch of Enterprise Vue, a single data and management platform for multiple Lutron systems across corporate and university campuses, retail locations, or hospitality and restaurant spaces. Enterprise Vue gives facility managers real-time control of multiple buildings – whether they are all in one location or scattered around the world – by integrating data from Lutron’s Quantum and Vive systems.
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Learn Lighting Systems Lingo

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 1:00am
“Coexistence,” “interchangeability,” and “standby power” are samples of some of the terms featured in Lighting Systems Terms and Definitions, a new publication by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
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tED Magazine Publishes Roundtable on Connected Lighting

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 1:00am
This article produced by Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP for the May 2018 issue of tED Magazine presents a roundtable by lighting experts talking about the impact of connected lighting.
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ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Covers Lighting Controls Software

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 1:00am
This article by Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP, published in the March 2018 issue of ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR, describes the latest developments in lighting control software.
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Cambridge Sound Management and Lutron Electronics Announce Partnership to Increase Office Speech Privacy

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 1:00am
Cambridge Sound Management, a provider of sound masking technology and Lutron Electronics recently announced a partnership that enables sound masking systems to activate automatically based on room occupancy. The partnership was created to help customers keep conversations in their conference rooms, huddle rooms, lobbies, or medical offices private and secure.
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Focal Point and Legrand Work Together to Deliver Smart Building Solutions

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 1:00am
Focal Point, LLC and Legrand North America are collaborating to deliver smarter lighting solutions for commercial spaces. Integrating Legrand’s Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) system into a broad range of Focal Point luminaires as part of its Connected Solutions program allows for easy, code-compliant lighting right out of the box.
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Lutron Electronics Acquires Ketra

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 1:00am
Lutron Electronics has signed an agreement to acquire Ketra. Founded in 2009 in Austin, Texas, Ketra offers lighting and control solutions that deliver high-quality, customizable light in residential and commercial environments.
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Eaton’s Halo Home System Leverages Bluetooth Mesh for Easy Access

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 1:00am
Eaton recently announced the launch of Halo Home®, a Bluetooth® mesh, smart lighting system that allows homeowners to automate and control one light or a host of lighting products throughout the home using a smart mobile device. A home can have more than 100 lighting products, and homeowners are turning to connected lighting products for better functionality, security and safety, as well as lifestyle enrichment and wellness.
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Leviton Announces New Connection Capabilities with Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Cam and Nest Protect for Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:59pm
Leviton recently announced its latest integration with the Nest Learning Thermostat™, Nest Cam™ and Nest Protect™ through the Works with Nest program. Through this alignment, Leviton Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology and Nest devices can now be utilized together to automate lights and connected loads throughout the home.
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Lighting Controls Association Supports NLCAA Certification

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 1:00am
Several Education Express online courses offered by the Lighting Controls Association are now required as prerequisites for National Lighting Contractors Association of America (NLCAA) certification and training of Acceptance Test Technicians in the State of California.
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Universal Lighting Technologies Unveils Dedicated Online Portal and Local Partner Database to Support End-User Lighting Upgrades

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 1:00am
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. has introduced an online resource portal for end-users looking for assistance with a lighting upgrade. The web page offers both a database of local “ESCO Select” energy teams and support tools to help end-users find cost saving solutions for their next project.
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Steve Mesh on California’s Title 24 Energy Code and Lighting Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 1:00am
California has been a historical leader in terms of state energy codes. California’s Title 24 has led the way by restricting allowable LPDs (Lighting Power Density) as well as mandating specific types of lighting controls. This article by Steve Mesh introduces the Title 24 energy code and its lighting control requirements.
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Lighting Controls Association’s 2018 LIGHTFAIR Product Guide

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association is proud to offer an advance look at a selection of new products that will be displayed by members at LIGHTFAIR International May 6-10, 2018 in Chicago. While some can be seen here, many more await at member booths, so be sure to visit! SYNAPSE WIRELESS DIM10-087-06 The DIM10-087-06 adds the […]
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Lighting Controls Association Launches Troubleshooting Guide for Networked Lighting Control Systems

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 1:00am
Networked lighting control is an important emerging trend in lighting control. However, these systems may be more complex than traditional solutions. In response, the Lighting Controls Association has created a generic troubleshooting guide for networked lighting control systems, currently available free as a V1.0 beta version.
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R/GA Office Wins 2017 IES Lighting Control Innovation Award

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:00am
This month’s covered Lighting Control Innovation Award-winning project, part of the 2017 IES Illumination Awards, presents an innovative installation of lighting controls at the New York City offices of R/GA, a full-service digital agency.
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Lutron Launches Vive Vue, IoT-enabled Management Software

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 1:00am
Lutron Electronics recently announced the launch of Vive Vue, a simple-to-use software that provides robust intelligence to facility managers, enabling more informed building-operation and management decisions.
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Synapse’s Jamie Britnell on Lighting Control Software

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:00am
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP, recently had the pleasure of interviewing Jamie Britnell, Senior Product Manager, Synapse Wireless, Inc. about lighting control software for articles for ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR and tED. Click to read the interview.
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5 Tips for Choosing a Smart Lighting IoT Platform

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 1:00am
OSRAM recently published two blog posts as an introduction on smart lighting and the Internet of Things.
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