Lighting & Control http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en NEMA Publishes Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-roadway-and-area-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., introduced its new American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment&mdash;Elliptically Shaped, Enclosed Side-mounted Luminaires (ANSI C136.14-2014).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-roadway-and-area-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-roadway-and-area-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:55:00 +0000 111651 at http://ecmweb.com Image courtesy of GE Lighting CLTC Guide Highlights High-Efficacy Residential Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/cltc-guide-highlights-high-efficacy-residential-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis, published a report that provides a useful guide to specifications and design of lighting systems for energy-efficient homes.</p></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/cltc-guide-highlights-high-efficacy-residential-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/cltc-guide-highlights-high-efficacy-residential-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:52:00 +0000 111641 at http://ecmweb.com CALiPER Application Report Finds Halogen MR16s Still Hard to Replace http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/caliper-application-report-finds-halogen-mr16s-still-hard-replace <div class="node-body article-body">DOE researchers examined 27 LED MR16 lamps and found that although initial performance of LED MR16s has improved, the products on the market still don't match the lumen output or center beam intensity of typical 50W halogen MR16 lamps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/caliper-application-report-finds-halogen-mr16s-still-hard-replace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/caliper-application-report-finds-halogen-mr16s-still-hard-replace#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:24:00 +0000 111631 at http://ecmweb.com Image courtesy of Samsung NEMA Publishes White Paper on the Impact of UL Adoption of IEC Standard 61800-5-1 http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-white-paper-impact-ul-adoption-iec-standard-61800-5-1 <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published a new white paper, “New UL Variable Frequency Drive Standard and Its Effects on Unit Short Circuit Rating."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-white-paper-impact-ul-adoption-iec-standard-61800-5-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-white-paper-impact-ul-adoption-iec-standard-61800-5-1#comments Lighting & Control News Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:46:00 +0000 111621 at http://ecmweb.com NEMA Publishes Standard on Vandal Shields for Roadway Luminaires http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-vandal-shields-roadway-luminaires <div class="node-body article-body">ANSI C136.34 was developed by ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) 136, and covers supplementary vandal shields used to protect luminaires and luminaire accessories used for roadway and area lighting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-vandal-shields-roadway-luminaires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-vandal-shields-roadway-luminaires#comments Lighting & Control News Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16:26:00 +0000 110501 at http://ecmweb.com Marco Secchi / Getty Images News NLB Hosts Discussion on Outdoor Lighting Safety & Security http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nlb-hosts-discussion-outdoor-lighting-safety-security <div class="node-body article-body">This video on Outdoor Lighting Safety and Security brings together several panelists to discuss the challenges of specifying LED lighting and how those challenges can be overcome. Panelists are: Mark Lien of Osram Sylvania; Bob Parks, Smart Outdoor Lighting Alliance; and Janet Moyer, International Landscape Lighting Institute.</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/nlb-hosts-discussion-outdoor-lighting-safety-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nlb-hosts-discussion-outdoor-lighting-safety-security#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:31:00 +0000 110491 at http://ecmweb.com National Lighting Bureau Panel Raises Pointed Questions about Outdoor Lighting, Standards and Liability http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/national-lighting-bureau-panel-raises-pointed-questions-about-outdoor-lighting-stan <div class="node-body article-body">The industrywide shift to LED lighting is happening at a faster pace than standards-development, leading to a mismatch between the technology and the guidelines by which it is being applied, particularly in the case of guidelines followed by owners of outdoor lighting systems who tend to follow standards as a shield from liability lawsuits, according to a panel of three lighting experts in a discussion recently posted on the National Lighting Bureau’s website.</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-panel-raises-pointed-questions-about-outdoor-lighting-stan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/national-lighting-bureau-panel-raises-pointed-questions-about-outdoor-lighting-stan#comments Lighting & Control Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:19:00 +0000 109351 at http://ecmweb.com Ethan Miller/Getty Images News New DOE Regulations Spell the End for Some Fluorescent Lamps http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/new-doe-regulations-spell-end-some-fluorescent-lamps <div class="node-body article-body">The new rules, which put lumen/watt energy standards on 4-ft T8 and T5 linear, T5HO and 2-ft U-bend lamps, go into effect January 26, 2018. Previous regulations primarily targeted T12 fluorescent and eliminated 700 series T8 lamps.</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/new-doe-regulations-spell-end-some-fluorescent-lamps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/new-doe-regulations-spell-end-some-fluorescent-lamps#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit News Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:10:00 +0000 108571 at http://ecmweb.com Image courtesy of Shat-R-Shield LRC Report Examines Mogul Base LED Replacement Lamps http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lrc-report-examines-mogul-base-led-replacement-lamps <div class="node-body article-body">The Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently completed Phase 1 of a study on LED replacements for mogul-based HID lamps. The resulting report provides details of the market characterization and pilot photometric testing of 18 representative mogul base LED lamps alone and in luminaires.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lrc-report-examines-mogul-base-led-replacement-lamps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lrc-report-examines-mogul-base-led-replacement-lamps#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:14:00 +0000 108201 at http://ecmweb.com Image from LRC study ComEd Leads the Way in Chicago with LED Streelights Pilot http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/comed-leads-way-chicago-led-streelights-pilot <div class="node-body article-body">ComEd is replacing approximately 800 ComEd-owned fixtures in Bensenville and Lombard combined, and hooking them into a wireless communications network ComEd installed as part of its smart grid investments to allow for two-way communication with grid operators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/comed-leads-way-chicago-led-streelights-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/comed-leads-way-chicago-led-streelights-pilot#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:53:00 +0000 108191 at http://ecmweb.com Ethan Miller/Getty Images News