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Lighting Controls in the Time of Low Lighting Power

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 1:00am
"I recently wrote about how lighting energy allowances under current codes are now approaching a practical minimum, thanks to significant improvements in source efficacy, optical efficiency, and controls that automatically extinguish lighting when it is not needed."
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LCA TV: PowerHUBB Power Over Ethernet Lighting & Control System by Hubbell

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Hubbell's PowerHUBB Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Lighting & Control System.
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TALQ Consortium Publishes Smart City Whitepaper

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 1:00am
The TALQ Consortium reveals in a White Paper recently published a whitepaper detailing insights into its global interface standard and certification scheme for managing smart city applications including outdoor lighting networks.
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New nLight AIR Adapter from Acuity Brands Connects Wireless and Wired Controls Systems

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 1:00am
Acuity Brands, Inc. recently announced the launch of a new nLight® AIR wireless lighting controls adapter that can unite both wireless and wired lighting controls devices and systems.
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LCA TV: Service Contracts Program by Wattstopper

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to Wattstopper's service contracts program.
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NEMA Framework Predicts Energy Savings from Lighting Systems

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 1:00am
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently published NEMA LSD 79-2018 Predicted Energy Savings from Lighting Systems, a new white paper that includes a framework used to gauge the effectiveness of different lighting control methods.
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Leviton Partners with Pulte Homes as Exclusive Smart Lighting Controls Provider

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 1:00am
Leviton recently announced a partnership with Pulte Homes as the exclusive provider of smart lighting controls in the new, customizable Pulte Smart Home, notably its hubless solution: the Leviton Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls.
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Cree’s Gary Trott on the Internet of Things

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 1:00am
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Gary Trott, VP of Intelligent Lighting and IoT Platform, Cree for an article for the October issue of tED Magazine, the official publication of the NAED. The topic: connected lighting's potential role in the Internet of Things.
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Decoding IECC 2018

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 1:00am
On July 26, 2018 the International Code Council published the 2018 version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), which has been updated every three years since 2000. This 2018 version reduces lighting power allowances, broadens mandatory controls requirements, and issues clarifications.
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Eaton’s Michael Lunn on Plug Load Controls

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 1:00am
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Michael Lunn, Director, Product Marketing, Eaton Corporation, on the topic of plug load control.
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EVERLINE PW Linear LED Drivers Offer Functionality and Flexibility with Wireless Programming

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 1:00am
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. recently introduced its PW Series of wirelessly programmable EVERLINE LED drivers for indoor linear lighting applications.
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Innovative Wireless Lighting Control Solutions from Leviton Added to DesignLights Consortium® Qualified Products List

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 1:00am
Two of Leviton’s newest lighting control advancements, the Intellect™ Intelligent Fixture Control System and Lumina™ RF Standalone Room Controls, were recently added to the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL), in the category of Networked Lighting Control (NLC) systems.
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The Jack Chow Building Wins 2017 IES Lighting Control Innovation Award

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 1:00am
This month, we will explore an innovative installation of lighting controls at the Jack Chow Building in Vancouver.
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LCA TV: WaveLinx Connected Wireless Lighting Control by Eaton

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to WaveLinx connected wireless lighting control by Eaton Corporation.
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Education Express Simplifies Certificates

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 3:53pm
To simplify the process of gaining certificates, Education Express now offers two. One for AIA LU/HSW credit, and one for all others on the same PDF certificate. We took this step to simplify the certificates, reduce student paperwork, and make a cleaner appearance on the My Classroom page.
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Synapse’s Jamie Britnell on the Internet of Things

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 1:00am
Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP recently interviewed Jamie Britnell, Director of Product Marketing – Lighting, Synapse Wireless for an article about the Internet of Things, which will be published in the October issue of tED Magazine.
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LCA TV: Ketra Solutions by Lutron

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 1:00am
This educational video, produced by the Lighting Controls Association at the 2018 LIGHTFAIR event, introduces the building industry to the Ketra lighting control solution by Lutron Electronics.
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Avoiding and Resolving Issues with Products That Don’t Dim as Expected

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 1:00am
With the right combination of dimmer and solid-state driver for LED products, dimming performance can achieve excellent results from 100% all the way to dark, smoothly and predictably, says Kevin Willmorth in his latest exclusive contribution. However, when the combination is wrong, many undesirable effects may occur, he points out. Investigating the reasons for these issues requires a basic understanding of where issues can arise.
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8 Rules for Specifiers When They Talk to IT

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 1:00am
Scott Ziegenfus, manager of government and industry relations at Hubbell Lighting, recently contributed an insightful article to LD+A Magazine about how lighting specifiers should approach a dialogue with client IT departments when specifying a networked lighting control system.
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Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces LitePak™ 2

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 1:00am
Douglas Lighting Controls recently announced the introduction of its next generation LitePak™, a cost-effective, fully digital and dimmable lighting control solution designed for use in a variety of retail and commercial spaces, including gas stations, convenience stores, warehouses and auto dealerships.
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