Lighting

OSRAM SYLVANIA Creates Wireless Version of its Lighting Management System

Linda Hardesty

OSRAM SYLVANIA has launched a wireless version of its Encelium Energy Management System, designed to expand lighting control to hard-to-reach locations. The lighting control system is based on the ZigBee Pro network stack and includes wireless managers, sensors, control modules for attaching to light fixtures, and wallstations. The wireless EMS is being installed at the   …Continue Reading


Cree Debuts LED for Rural Applications

Linda Hardesty

Cree introduced the LED Rural Utility Light (RUL) Series to accelerate adoption of LED lighting across rural areas in North America – an estimated 10 to 13 million rural street and area light fixtures are installed. Featuring elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology Platform, the LED Rural Utility Light is designed to replace incumbent High Pressure   …Continue Reading


Noribachi Intros New Highbay LED Fixtures

Linda Hardesty

LED manufacturer Noribachi announced the addition of the HIGHBAY.A, HIGHBAY.C, and HIGHBAY.N to its Highbay LED lighting fixture series for industrial and commercial applications. The HIGHBAY.A is an energy-efficient LED lighting fixture that can deliver 17,724 lumens and function as a 525W replacement, using only 126W. The HIGHBAY.A is available with multiple options including fixture   …Continue Reading


LG Innotek, Daintree Create Embedded Wireless Drivers for LEDs

Linda Hardesty

Daintree Networks and LG Innotek have collaborated to create a line of LED lighting drivers with embedded wireless communication capability. The drivers are available to fixture manufacturers to integrate into their LED troffers and retrofit kits. With embedded wireless LED drivers, customers can eliminate the cost and installation challenges associated with implementations that require a   …Continue Reading


Individualized Lighting May Increase Workplace Productivity

Karen Henry

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the European standard EN12464-1:2011 Lighting of Indoor Workplaces recommends around 500-lx (50-fc) for workplace task lighting. LEDs Magazine reports that Philips Lighting has developed an interactive Facebook widget that allows office workers to test the light level in their office space. Required ranges in office lighting can   …Continue Reading


AT&T Upgrades Lighting at 20 Million Square Feet

Linda Hardesty

Enlighted has retrofitted about 20 million square feet of AT&T’s facilities with LED lighting in an on-going business relationship that could see AT&T retrofitting all 120 million square feet of its real estate, as long as the business model continues to make sense for the telecommunications company. Zach Gentry, vice president of business development at   …Continue Reading


Singapore Resort Increases Margins with Energy Efficiency Efforts

Karen Henry

Installing key-card-based energy management systems in hotels result in energy reductions between 20 and 30 percent. According to a Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) blog post, this only scratches the surface of the money-saving potential that the hotel and hospitality industry can achieve through energy efficiency retrofits. To illustrate the effectiveness of comprehensive energy retrofit efforts,   …Continue Reading


Mitsubishi Electric Pairs Building Controls with Integration Services

Karen Henry

Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division has launched the Diamond Controls Solutions and the DC-600E Integration Controller. These products pair building controls with customer service from Mitsubishi Electric’s Professional Solutions Group (PSG). PSG is involved in every step of the integration process, including design, programming, installation, training and follow-up. The Diamond Controls Solutions product-services   …Continue Reading


Taking Complexity Out of LED Retrofits

Linda Hardesty

Leapfrog Lighting’s new managed LED retrofit service was developed for businesses ready to convert to LED lighting. The Leapfrog Lighting No-Trouble LED Retrofit bundles a site assessment, savings and payback report, planning, installation, rebate management and warranty management. According to Leapfrog, a typical small business case analysis finds that an install of 100 LED lamps,   …Continue Reading


Penn State Spends $8M for Building HVAC Replacement

Linda Hardesty

The Penn State Board of Trustees approved a design firm, final plans and the expenditure of funds to replace the HVAC system at the Visual Arts Building at University Park. The project will include a new hot water plant in the building, new insulated ductwork, a controls upgrade, piping replacement and two new air handlers.   …Continue Reading


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