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Lighting Controls Association Bolsters Education Express with Summary Sheets

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 06/04/2021 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association's Education Express is the lighting industry's leading online platform for free, instant, 24/7 education about lighting controls. The LCA is pleased to announce that a majority of courses now feature downloadable one-page summary sheets students can download, print, and use as a quick reference.
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MaxLite Joins the Lighting Controls Association

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 06/02/2021 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to welcome MaxLite as a new member!
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Avoiding Networked Lighting Control System Deployment Pitfalls

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 06/01/2021 - 1:00am
My blog post from April 1, 2020, entitled “Lessons Learned from Living Lab” describes a research project about retrofitting existing spaces with networked lighting control systems (NLCs). It contains recommendations for how to avoid typical of problems that may be encountered on an NLC install. This post will elaborate on some of those “lessons” and recommendations.
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How to Make Sweet Potato Slips from Sweet Potatoes!

Gardening in the Home Landscape - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 3:51pm

Post by Growing The Home Garden - Home Gardening with Vegetables, Herbs, and Plant Propagation

When it comes to vegetables from the garden sweet potatoes are a family favorite. The delicious sugary sweet baked sweet potato is an amazing side dish! Or we sometimes roast sweet potatoes with other vegetables to make a delicious dish in our favorite iron skillet. The nice thing about sweet potatoes is how easy they …

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Controls a Leading Force in Lighting Industry Change

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 05/28/2021 - 1:00am
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR recently ran a roundtable piece in which industry experts identified points of change in the lighting industry. As the Illuminating Engineering Society's Mark Lien and Lighting Controls Association Chair Charles Knuffke point out, lighting controls are at the forefront of industry change as a leading trend.
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Minnesota Class A Office Building Demonstrates Bluetooth Mesh Benefits on a Big Scale

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 05/26/2021 - 1:00am
With 17 stories and nearly a half million square feet of commercial real estate space, this project demonstrates the flexibility and scalability of Bluetooth mesh networking and showcases the power of the collaboration such an open standard fosters. McWong International, its technology partner Silvair, and lighting contractor EMC (Energy Management Collaborative) teamed for design and deployment of an LLLC (luminaire level lighting control) solution that will serve the owners and tenants alike for years to come.
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Lighting Controls Association’s Spring 2021 Product Guide

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 05/24/2021 - 1:00am
The Lighting Controls Association is proud to announce the latest offerings in lighting controls from industry-leading manufacturers. Check them out!
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What to Know Before Hiring a Custom Home Builder

Realtypad - Sat, 05/22/2021 - 7:01pm

What to Know Before Hiring a Custom Home Builder? Home is the only place where a living being will feel safe, calm, and secured. This point is all the more true as far as human beings are concerned. The feel of calmness and security is the main thing that prompts all to build custom homes. […]

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CLTC Releases 2019 Update to the Daylight Harvesting for Commercial Buildings Guide

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 05/21/2021 - 1:00am
The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) recently released an updated Daylight Harvesting for Commercial Buildings guide. This publication provides guidance towards meeting and exceeding California's 2019 energy code for daylight harvesting.
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Automated Distribution Centre Receives 2020 Lighting Control Innovation Award of Merit

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 05/19/2021 - 1:00am
This month, we explore a dynamic lighting controls installation at an automated distribution center in Ontario. Lighting control design by Hammerschlag and Joffe Inc. Photography by Terri Nowik, Light Monkeys.
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DOE Study Examines Performance and Reliability of Sensors Used in Tunable Lighting Systems

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 05/17/2021 - 1:00am
The U.S. Department of Energy has released a report on the initial performance and reliability of chromaticity sensors used for tunable LED lighting systems.
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Zhaga Book 18 Ed. 3.0 Approved

Lighting Controls Association - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 1:00am
The Zhaga Steering Committee has approved the 3rd edition of the popular Book 18 specification for outdoor luminaires. The new edition allows for architectures combining an ANSI C136.41 dimming receptacle with a Zhaga receptacle next to the architectures already specified in Ed. 2.0. Additionally, Zhaga-D4i certification of hybrid luminaires as well as control devices with an ANSI interface have become available.
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Lutron Adds an Outdoor Smart Plug to its Caséta Smart Lighting Control System

Lighting Controls Association - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 1:00am
Lutron Electronics recently announced the addition of the Caséta Outdoor Smart Plug.
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Useful Information & Tips About Fire Damage Restoration

Home & Stuff - Tue, 05/11/2021 - 7:01pm

There are a lot of things to take into consideration when your property has been damaged by fire. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, but having the right knowledge to go forward will help you reduce stress as much as possible. From remaining calm to hiring professional fire damage restoration services, here are some of the […]

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BetterBricks to Host Controls Webinar May 19

Lighting Controls Association - Mon, 05/10/2021 - 1:00am
On May 19, 2021, BetterBricks, a commercial building resource from the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), is bringing together experts from the University of Oregon and University of Washington to host a free webinar on the potential of lighting controls to improve human health and building efficiency.
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The Lighting Practice Produces Controls Video

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 1:00am
In this video, the Lighting Practice's Emad Hasan, IALD, LEED AP BD+C discusses the impact of energy codes on lighting and how lighting controls can save energy by reducing the amount of time light is used. Emad also explores the impact on occupants and the different ways lighting designers balance code requirements, occupant comfort, and impactful lighting solutions.
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Integrated Home Competition Launches

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 05/04/2021 - 1:00am
The Integrated Home Competition presents an opportunity for manufacturers of connected home solutions to gain recognition for their automated and interactive products that not only provide energy savings and load management capability, but also deliver upon consumer expectations for interoperability, reliability, and simplicity. Innovative industry leaders are rewarded through endorsement and promotion from competition sponsors and others.
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Lutron’s Craig Casey on the Benefits of Full-Spectrum Controls

Lighting Controls Association - Thu, 04/29/2021 - 1:00am
In this article contributed to LEDs Magazine, Lutron’s CRAIG CASEY outlines a specification primer for educating clients on critical concepts that merge dynamic solid-state lighting with controls to optimize wellbeing and enhance the light experience in the built environment. The right equipment and approach, he says, starts with the application needs.
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Luminis Integrates nLight® AIR Wireless Control Option to Luminaires

Lighting Controls Association - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 1:00am
Luminis recently announced a wide range of its luminaires will now be offered with nLight® AIR wireless lighting controls.
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LED Bookshelf Light Strip Fixtures:

RLLD - Mon, 04/26/2021 - 11:10am
Bookshelf lighting with led strip lights provides you with low-cost, heat-free illumination of your personal library.
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