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2018 Energy Trends: Connected Lighting is the Future (Part 2)

2018 Energy Trends: Connected Lighting is the Future (Part 2)

For my last post, we explored two emerging trends in connected lighting that will define 2018. Standardization around a protocol, like Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), will help simply installation and allay interoperability fears. And, once the gener ...

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2018 Energy Trends: Connected Lighting is the Future (Part 1)

2018 Energy Trends: Connected Lighting is the Future (Part 1)

2018 may well be the coming out party for connected lighting. Connected lighting holds tons of promise - from allowing utilities to lower M&V costs to integrating Automated Demand Response (ADR) at the product level. However, a skeptical public i ...

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Trimming the Duck Curve with Energy Efficiency

Trimming the Duck Curve with Energy Efficiency

Solar energy is potentially the largest energy source on Earth. The amount of solar energy that hits 1 square mile in a year is estimated to be the energy equivalent of 4 million barrels of oil[1]Harnessing the power of the sun will be essential if w ...

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Spring has sprung: Anticipating the AESP Spring Conference

Spring has sprung: Anticipating the AESP Spring Conference

The days are getting longer, the smell of flowers is in the air, and emerging AC loads are signaling the start of the annual summer peak. All these clues point to one conclusion: the AESP Spring Conference in Atlanta is just around the corner. As ...

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Peering into the Crystal Ball – Smart Lighting Solutions and the Internet of Things

Peering into the Crystal Ball – Smart Lighting Solutions and the Internet of Things

My previous post we examined the fascinating concept of vertical farming and LEDs bridging the gap on artificial lighting. Let's now look at the future and the major advantages of networked lighting control systems. My call for action is this - utili ...

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Science Reality - Growing Food Without the Sun!

Science Reality - Growing Food Without the Sun!

And now for something completely different. Last blog we examined wireless advantages to lighting Going Wireless - A Practical Solution, now I want to turn focus onto a specific area of interest in lighting. Growing food without the sun sounds like s ...

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Explaining the Jargon behind the ‘Internet of Things’

Explaining the Jargon behind the ‘Internet of Things’

My previous post, The Upside of Networked Lighting Controls, focused on the value that networked lighting controls create. Networking is not only changing how our 'things' communicate, it is also changing our vocabularies. Networking has developed it ...

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Crafting Incentive Structure to Speed Market Adoption of Advanced Lighting Controls

Crafting Incentive Structure to Speed Market Adoption of Advanced Lighting Controls

Utilities looking for deeper savings need to consider diversifying their energy efficiency portfolios. In many areas, state and regulatory targets are increasing, creating more complexity and moving the market away from offering only widget-based pro ...

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Utilities – Now is the time to advance your lighting program!

Utilities – Now is the time to advance your lighting program!

In my previous blog I shared a primer of information on LIGHTFAIR International 2017, the anything and everything lighting trade show. Let's explore now the elements in building a lighting program. Utilities remain heavily dependent on lighting proj ...

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Anticipating LIGHTFAIR International 2017

Before I jump into the specific things that LIGHTFAIR International 2017 (LFI) has me looking forward to, let me tell you that LFI is the premier event for the lighting community. It is more than products and seminars - it's a convergence of like-min ...

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