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Smart Dimming Switch Tech

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Smart Dimming Switch Tech

Smart dimming switches, and smart devices in general, can be controlled by various technologies. And they're almost as varied as the choices you have for the lighting control options you want.

Most of them require a Wi-Fi connection of some sort, if only to set them up with an app on your phone.
Temporary Work Lights: Types, Tech, and Lumen Output

Voltec Power & Lighting

Temporary Work Lights: Types, Tech, and Lumen Output

During my 35 year stint as a maintenance technician and electrician, I've used temporary work lights a good portion of that time. I've used all the various types or configurations:
  • Hand-held (aka, flashlight)
  • Hands-free
  • Portables
  • Tripod mounted, and
  • Trouble lights
Lighting, Wireless Control, and a Danish King

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc.

Lighting, Wireless Control, and a Danish King

Harald Gormsson. Name ring a bell for you?

He was a king back in the 900's and was famous for two things. The first was uniting Denmark and Norway in 958. Quite an accomplishment, although the union didn't last all that long. But it eventually formed part of the Scandinavian region.
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Bluetooth for Lighting and More

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc.

Bluetooth for Lighting and More

In another article, we discussed the origin of the moniker for Bluetooth technology. If you haven't read it, make sure you do.

We also talked about the first two iterations of Bluetooth tech—Bluetooth BR/EDR (Basic Rate/Enhanced Data Rate) and Bluetooth LE (Low Energy)—as well as their strengths and weaknesses.
Lighting Powered by the Sun – With a Backup

Light Efficient Design

Lighting Powered by the Sun – With a Backup

Solar-powered lighting is a great concept for adding outdoor fixtures in new locations. With no need for wired connections to the local electric utility, owners save on trenching and other costs. And, since the fixtures are powered only by batteries charged up by attached solar panels, there are no monthly electric bills, either.
Today’s Latest Streetlights Take a Wires-Free Approach to Vintage Design

Light Efficient Design

Today’s Latest Streetlights Take a Wires-Free Approach to Vintage Design

I live in a semi-rural community that prides itself for maintaining a quaint, small-town feel, with only a single traffic light – a flashing-red stoplight where two state highways cross – along all its roadways. But even here, where we value our dark nighttime skies, we count on streetlights to help illuminate tricky intersections during overnight hours.
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