March 2017: Smart Lighting

 

Knowing how light plays and today’s LED capabilities helped designers and contractors achieve a stand-alone space, the Blossom Cocktail lounge at the MGM National Harbor casino.

From high-definition panels to vibrant pinpoint light, from deep, true color to interactivity and animation,...

An interesting phrase comes up frequently in the rapidly evolving streetlight market: “real estate.” Most...

Lighting controls save energy by turning off or reducing lighting when it's not needed. The smarter the control and the more flexible the light source, the greater precision in delivering maximum energy savings. Because LED lighting is instant-on and easily controllable, outdoor lighting control now offers higher energy cost savings through flexibility.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), about 160 million lamps operated in...

Just as building intelligence systems draw information about a building’s environment to help manage the...

By most standards, the United States has a highly educated populace. However, one glaring omission...

Hioki PQ3100 PQ analyzer

The quality of electric power that operates building systems has always been important, but as...


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| March 2017
It’s the same old story. An arc flash study was just completed, and the calculated incident energy exceeds 40 calories per square centimeter (cal/cm2) in many locations.

| March 2017
When a dead body was discovered in a hot tub in Bentonville, Ark., in late 2015, detectives looked for forensic evidence in uncommon places.

Lighting controls save energy by turning off or reducing lighting when it's not needed. The smarter the control and the more flexible the light source, the greater precision in delivering maximum energy savings. Because LED lighting is instant-on and easily controllable, outdoor lighting control now offers higher energy cost savings through flexibility., Eaton Corp.'s intelligent wireless lighting controller provides on/off, dimming, metering/monitoring and optional GPS positioning., In 2015, the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting implemented a connected street-lighting-management system. In September 2016, Los Angeles announced a new program to add more sensor nodes to experiment with additional smart city capabilities.
| March 2017
According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), about 160 million lamps operated in the building exterior, parking area and roadway lighting markets in 2010.

| March 2017
While President Trump campaigned on a promise to boost opportunities for fossil fuels and revitalize the coal industry, market forces might already have limited his opportunit

| March 2017
Just as building intelligence systems draw information about a building’s environment to help manage the facility’s efficiency and comfort, a low-cost sensor system is piggyba

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