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IES Announces 2020 Illumination Awards Winners, Including Two Awards of Excellence for Lighting Control Innovation

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 1:00am
Out of 685 submissions, 11 designers were recognized for outstanding lighting design projects, with 288 designers receiving an Award of Merit. Two projects received an Award of Excellence in a special category, Lighting Control Innovation, sponsored by the Lighting Controls Association.
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EiKO Joins the Lighting Controls Association

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to welcome EiKO, LLC as a new member.
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Leviton Lighting Brands Announce Partnership with BIOS

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 1:00am
Leviton Lighting Brands recently announced a partnership with BIOS® to expand its offering of humancentric lighting solutions. Birchwood, Intense, ConTech, and Viscor will integrate BIOS SkyBlue technology into existing product offerings.
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NEMA Defends Copyright Protection for Standards

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 1:00am
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) joined nine other Standards developing organizations to file a “friend of the court” legal brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, for copyright protection in the Standards development process. The case, Milice v. Consumer Product Safety Commission, involves a claim that industry Standards lose their copyright protection when referenced in Federal regulations.
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LCA TV: Building Intelligent Industrial Environments

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 1:00am
Watch this video for an introduction to how GE Current, a Daintree company is enabling intelligent industrial environments with an innovative combination of LED lighting, sensors and controls, energy management applications, and an open architecture that supports the implementation of the Internet of Things.
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Revised Lighting Industry Standard for LED Drivers Adds New Methods of Measurement

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 1:00am
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently announced that American National Standard for Light-Emitting Diode Drivers—Methods of Measurement is now available. This standard describes the procedures to be taken in measuring performance of LED drivers.
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LCA TV: Lutron’s Lighting Designer App

Mon, 07/27/2020 - 1:00am
With Lutron’s lighting designer app for the Athena System, one can program and personalize scenes in real-time, right in the space from an iOS device.
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Introduction to Automatic Plug Load Control

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 1:00am
This article, based on the Lighting Controls Association's new Education Express course EE202: Automatic Plug Load Control, provides an overview of approaches used to automatically control plug loads in commercial buildings.
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Leviton Announces the Launch of the New Smart Wallbox Sensors

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 1:17am
Leviton recently announced the launch of a new line of smart touchless wallbox occupancy sensors. The new product line, Smart Wallbox Sensors, are designed for easy, out-of-the-box operation, minimizing contact, and simplifying installation. The sleek design, paired with a wide range of features allows for energy savings, local control, and code compliance.
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Panasonic Lighting Americas and Pointr Join Forces to Offer End-to-End Connected Deep Location Lighting Solutions

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 1:00am
Panasonic Lighting Americas, Inc., parent company of Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls, recently announced a strategic solution partnership with Pointr, a leader in deep location platforms. The new partnership enables an offering of end-to-end connected lighting solutions, paired with real-time location-based services, to address the convergence of physical spaces with the virtual world.
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Douglas Lighting Controls® Announces Dialog System Approved by DesignLights® Consortium and Qualified Products Listed Under Network Lighting Controls

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 1:00am
Douglas Lighting Controls®, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, recently announced its Dialog® eco-system has been approved by DesignLights® Consortium and in their Qualified Products List (QPL) under Network Lighting Controls (NLC). The Dialog listing covers all Douglas Dialog products, including Dialog Centralized and Distributed Systems, Bluetooth Network System, and CheckLight® Energy Management System.
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DLC Announces New Technical Requirements for Networked Lighting Controls

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 1:00am
The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) recently released a new version of its technical requirements for networked lighting controls, aiming to encourage wider market adoption of this energy-saving and smart building-enabling technology by focusing on issues it says are key to increasing customer confidence.    
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Steve Mesh Talks Dimming Curves, Part 2

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 1:00am
Different types of dimming curves may be incorporated in dimmers, software for lighting control systems, and output devices like LED drivers irrespective of the actual protocol used to communicate between them.
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Steve Mesh Talks Dimming Curves, Part 1

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 1:00am
Let’s talk about dimming and dimming curves, and a variety of attributes that you should consider, inquire about, then specify what you actually want.
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LSI Industries Launches AirLink Blue™ Wireless Bluetooth Mesh Network Solution for Outdoor Lighting Control Applications

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 1:00am
LSI Industries recently announced the launch of its new AirLink Blue wireless outdoor lighting control system.
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Lighting Controls Association Announces New Course on Lighting Control Protocols

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) now offers EE305: Protocols as a new course in its popular Education Express program.
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Lighting Controls Association Welcomes Toggled IQ as a New Member

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to welcome Toggled IQ as a new member.
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RAB Lighting Introduces SmartShift® Powered by Lightcloud

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 1:00am
RAB Lighting's SmartShift® is an advanced yet easy to use circadian lighting system.
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Synapse Wireless Introduces the Sense 4-20

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 1:00am
Synapse Wireless's Sense 4-20 enables you to bring the power of the latest Internet of Things technology into older facilities and equipment. Lighting networks are typically limited to photocell or motion sensors, but the Sense 4-20 enables integration of other sensors, such as temperature, humidity, vibration, etc. into an existing SimplySNAP network, expanding energy management tools.
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GreenMAX DRC Room Control by Leviton

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 1:00am
Leviton's GreenMAX DRC room control solution uses wired LumaCAN networking for communication between devices and wireless Ethernet for configuration and backbone connectivity.
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