- Architecture and engineering firm Stantec, Edmonton, Canada, has designed the installation of a new lighting system along the Peace Bridge in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The new system comprises more than 650 light-emitting diode (LED) lights, which use much less energy than the previous 25-year-old system, and is controlled by a computer software program that allows the bridge authority to employ a limitless number of color combinations and animations to match city events or celebrations.
Leviton, Little Neck, N.Y., has added a wide array of lighting and HVAC control solutions to its wireless, self-powered commercial occupancy sensor system. Under an agreement, the Illumra line of wireless, self-powered products from Ad Hoc Electronics, Orem, Utah, will be available exclusively through Leviton to electrical distribution.
The Granite City, Ill., division of Kaiser Electric, Fenton, Mo., recently completed wiring for technology in the new Amelia V. Carriel Junior High School in O’Fallon, Ill. Kaiser electricians installed approximately 20 miles of data cable for the facility’s computers, clock system, closed-circuit television system and 24 security cameras. The high-tech digital and analog clock system installed by Kaiser Electric is updated automatically by Ethernet and connected to atomic time.