LEDs Connected SSL & Controls - Sep 18th, 2023
News and resources on connected lighting, controls, and IoT implementation for smart spaces
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September 18, 2023

Welcome to LEDs Magazine’s Connected SSL & Controls newsletter for Sept. 18, 2023. As promised in our last edition, we have an engaging perspective on luminaire-level lighting controls (LLLC) implementation from engineer Aprille Balangue. As a consultant, Balangue works closely with facilities managers and building administrators who need to justify their operations budgets – a particular issue where school environments are concerned. She outlines how initial demonstrations with LLLC at a Seattle K-8 center has helped move cautious clients to controls adopters who want to know how they too can integrate embedded occupancy, daylighting, and daylight sensing functions into their educational projects.

Meanwhile, associate editor Hayden Beeson reports on the latest networked lighting controls (NLC) study developed by the DesignLights Consortium to analyze the scale of benefits of incorporating NLC and HVAC in various building-size scenarios.

Finally, don’t miss the podcast we’ve linked for you from our partners at the Lighting Controls Association. C. Webster Marsh and Ron Kuczmar converse with Clarus Lighting & Controls’ Darren Lapsley regarding the biggest questions around lighting controls responsibilities and what value they add to projects.

Please stay in touch about content we publish and to propose contributed articles.

Carrie Meadows, [email protected]


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APRILLE BALANGUE explains how designers and engineers can validate the performance and experience benefits of luminaire-level lighting controls in school settings.
DesignLights Consortium research finds that integrating networked lighting controls with HVAC systems provides the greatest opportunity for energy savings and incentive programs.
LANDON MILES says the lighting industry needs to expand its assessment of artificial intelligence in lighting controls to account for less tangible — but no less significant — returns.
New resources provide onsite or offsite smart lighting and controls systems support, training, and troubleshooting guidance.
With a new online version, the TALQ Certification Tool and its binary code will be protected from potentially malicious use and from third parties.
In The Lighting Controls Podcast sponsored by the Lighting Controls Association and NAILD, hosts Webster and Ron talk to Darren Lapsley about communications between teams, education, the future of lighting controls, and more.
How to minimize loss and maximize profits when it comes to designing and installing advanced lighting control installations