Product News

Acclaim Introduces LED Driver

Carl Weinschenk

Acclaim Lighting has introduced the AL Driver 400, a multi-protocol 400 watt driver aimed at low-voltage LEDs. The company says that the input control protocols are DMX, RDM, 0-10V and DALI. The device also has six pin terminals for PWM outputs. The AL Driver 400 supports input voltage between 100 and 277 VAC and has   …Continue Reading


A New Approach to Switchgear

Carl Weinschenk

Schneider Electric says its 2SIS technology is more economical, reliable and safe.


Zen Ecosystems Introduces Zen HQ

Carl Weinschenk

Zen HQ is an energy management tool aimed at organizations with multiple locations. The platform, which is from Zen Ecosystems, is said by the company to facilitate savings of 30 percent. Elements of the platform are intuitive scheduling, lockout controls, alerting capability and the ability to help organization participate in demand response programs. The press   …Continue Reading


Flywheel Platform Introduced by GE

Carl Weinschenk

GE has introduced a series of flywheel uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. The family ranges from 50 to 1,000 kilovolt amperes and integrate with flywheel technology from Calnetix Technologies’ subsidiary VYCON as well as GE’s TLE and SG series. The press release says that the flywheel UPS systems offers reduced total cost of ownership, simple   …Continue Reading


Horticultural Lamps from Cree

Carl Weinschenk

Cree has introduced the XG-E an XP-E High Efficiency Photo Red LEDs for horticultural uses. The LEDs deliver as much as 21 percent higher output than previous generations of the  products. The XG-E and XP-E deliver Photosynthetic Photon Flux (PPF) levels up to 5.39 μmol/sec at 85 C, the press release says. The footprint of the   …Continue Reading


SmartSensor Uses LoRa Long Distance Wireless

Carl Weinschenk

SmartSensor Labs is offering what it describes as “a highly granular energy management solution” that aims to provide device- and plant-level ROI. The press release says that SmartSensor will provide data on precisely how much energy a device is consuming. The sensor, the release says, is self-powered by the magnetic field and therefore needs no   …Continue Reading


Shat-R-Shield Introduces High Bay

Carl Weinschenk

Shat-R-Shield says that it has broadened its line of LED high bay fixtures to include a unit that offers 280 watts and 30,500 lumens. It is designed for ceilings that are more than 30 feet high. The device produces 109 lumens per watt and consumes 40 percent less energy in comparison to its 450 watt metal halide   …Continue Reading


Integrated Dimmer/LED from Energy Focus

Carl Weinschenk

Energy Focus has introduced the 500NR Network Ready Series of LED Tubes and the Intellitube NR Network-Ready Tube. The company says that dimming functionality is put directly into the tubes. This enables the tubes, via the Internet of Things, to be directly connected to the building’s automation system or lighting control system, the press release   …Continue Reading


Building Data Platform from Leviton

Carl Weinschenk

Leviton has launched the VerifEye BMO 3.0. The product, which is available in Web-based and mobile app configurations, measures, monitors and manages energy use. The goal is to provide energy metering information that maximizes energy efficiency and optimizes equipment performance, according to Leviton. The BMO 3.0 includes an energy code compliance feature, an executive reporting   …Continue Reading


Alpen Introduces Window Package Rated at R10 Insulation

Carl Weinschenk

Alpen High Performance Products has introduced a fixed window package providing an R10 insulation value, the company says. The rating on the ZR10 double-film fixed window design was attested to by National Certified Testing Laboratories and the National Fenestration Rating Council. The windows are eligible for Energy Star certification. The company says that the ZR10   …Continue Reading