Lighting & Control http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Energy Department Invests More Than $10 Million in Lighting R&D http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/energy-department-invests-more-10-million-lighting-rd <div class="node-body article-body">Department of Energy announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research and product development. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/energy-department-invests-more-10-million-lighting-rd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/energy-department-invests-more-10-million-lighting-rd#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit News Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:20:00 +0000 48231 at http://ecmweb.com LFI Innovation Award Winners http://ecmweb.com/galleries/lfi-innovation-award-winners <div class="field-byline"> EC&amp;M Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The LFI Innovation Awards ceremony presents the award winners that exemplify the industry&rsquo;s most innovative lighting products introduced during the past year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/galleries/lfi-innovation-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/galleries/lfi-innovation-award-winners#comments Lighting & Control Galleries Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:54:00 +0000 48211 at http://ecmweb.com LEDucation 8 Field Report http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leducation-8-field-report <div class="field-byline"> By Joe Knisley, Senior Editorial Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A sold-out exhibition gives this year's attendees the inside scoop on solid-state lighting </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leducation-8-field-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leducation-8-field-report#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:51:00 +0000 47201 at http://ecmweb.com <p>LEDucation 8 drew more than an estimated 4,000 attendees.</p> Border States Lighting Specialist's Guide to Color Temperature and LED http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/border-states-lighting-specialists-guide-color-temperature-and-led <div class="node-body article-body"> Border States Electric, Fargo, N.D., has a handy guide on its Supply Chain Solutions blog by Keeley Mahoney, lighting and energy solutions specialist. In it Mahoney breaks down some of the misconceptions about brightness and color temperature and why sometimes a customer will consider light too bright in once application when further questions reveal it’s really the quality of the light, not the quantity, that is causing the trouble.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/border-states-lighting-specialists-guide-color-temperature-and-led" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/border-states-lighting-specialists-guide-color-temperature-and-led#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Tue, 27 May 2014 21:26:00 +0000 46911 at http://ecmweb.com Photo courtesy of Border States Lightening Up on Lighting Loads http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightening-lighting-loads <div class="field-byline"> By Michael A. Anthony, P.E., University of Michigan; Philip Ling, P.E., Power Quality Institute; and Jose Meijer, Peter Basso Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Electrical professionals have long observed the &ldquo;underloading&rdquo; of customer-owned transformers, which, in part, is brought about by National Electrical Code (NEC) Chapter 2 design demand rules.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightening-lighting-loads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightening-lighting-loads#comments Lighting & Control Silver Tue, 20 May 2014 20:42:00 +0000 46291 at http://ecmweb.com What You Should Know About Title 24 Energy Efficiency Standards http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/what-you-should-know-about-title-24-energy-efficiency-standards <div class="field-byline"> By Joe Knisley, Senior Editorial Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On July 1, 2014, the new California Title 24, Part 6 of the 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, which covers lighting controls and other electrical equipment, process and HVAC equipment, and window treatment, will go into effect.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/what-you-should-know-about-title-24-energy-efficiency-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/what-you-should-know-about-title-24-energy-efficiency-standards#comments Energy Efficiency Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Tue, 20 May 2014 18:48:00 +0000 46261 at http://ecmweb.com Driving Down Costs on the Lighting Front http://ecmweb.com/blog/driving-down-costs-lighting-front <div class="node-body blog-body">Everyone should be well aware of the fact that lighting load in a commercial or educational type building runs at about 30% to 40% of the total building load.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-viewpoint">Industry Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/driving-down-costs-lighting-front" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/driving-down-costs-lighting-front#comments Lighting & Control Silver Industry Viewpoint Tue, 20 May 2014 16:51:00 +0000 46391 at http://ecmweb.com Study Seeks to Identify Best Practices for LED Pedestrian Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/study-seeks-identify-best-practices-led-pedestrian-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"> Pedestrian Friendly Outdoor Lighting, published by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), looks to establish success criteria for pedestrian lighting design and offer ways designers can satisfy those criteria by applying solid-state-lighting solutions.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/study-seeks-identify-best-practices-led-pedestrian-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/study-seeks-identify-best-practices-led-pedestrian-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 13 May 2014 20:24:00 +0000 46041 at http://ecmweb.com Energy Efficient Lighting Cuts Energy Use in U.S. Parking Facilities by 90% http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/energy-efficient-lighting-cuts-energy-use-us-parking-facilities-90 <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Energy Department’s Better Buildings Alliance is supporting the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign, which to date has helped more than 100 U.S. businesses and organizations with planning or installing energy efficient lighting in their parking lots and garages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/energy-efficient-lighting-cuts-energy-use-us-parking-facilities-90" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/energy-efficient-lighting-cuts-energy-use-us-parking-facilities-90#comments Lighting & Control Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:28:00 +0000 45531 at http://ecmweb.com Courtesy of Walmart National Lighting Bureau Opens High-Benefit Lighting Awards for Nominations http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/national-lighting-bureau-opens-high-benefit-lighting-awards-nominations <div class="node-body article-body">The National Lighting Bureau announced its 35th annual High-Benefit Lighting Awards Program. Entries accepted until Oct. 31, 2014.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/national-lighting-bureau-opens-high-benefit-lighting-awards-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/national-lighting-bureau-opens-high-benefit-lighting-awards-nominations#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:36:00 +0000 45491 at http://ecmweb.com