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Goodbye, Incandescent Light Bulbs
40W and 60W incandescent bulbs are being phased out of commercial and consumer use beginning Jan. 1, 2014.

Lutron Releases New Fabric Collection App
Lutron’s new app allows users to explore fabric options for motorized shading solutions, order samples, access sales tools and more.

Smarter Technology Creates Smarter Workspaces
A combination of daylighting and control and automation technologies will change the way we work. Today there are steps you can take to create a smarter and better workplace. Designing buildings with a great deal of window and open indoor space will help employees reach their goals and save you money.

Kick Start: Easy Energy and Money Saving Ideas You Can Use Now in Your Corporate Facility
How to save money right now in your facility. Energy saving ideas with a really high return on investment (ROI), really easy to deploy and inexpensive to purchase. You should be acting on these now. Lutron and other lighting and energy device manufacturers have products on the market now to help with your energy saving plan.

Lutron Approves Large List of LED Bulbs for Dimming
249 dimmable LEDs and several CFLs were added to Lutron's list of bulbs compatible with its C·L collection of dimmers. Top brands included Cooper, EcoSmart, Feit, GE, Philips, Sylvania, and Utilitech as part of the approved list.

Amp Up Lighting Controls Now - Important Energy Deadline Looming for Commercial Buildings
States have a deadline of Oct. 18, 2013 to certify that they have updated the provisions of their commercial building codes regarding energy efficiency. The mandate comes from the U.S. Department of Energy which requires that states update their building energy codes to meet or exceed (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) 90.1-2010 codes, which amp up lighting controls over the previous 2007 version.

How to Save a Lot of Money with Energy and Lighting Devices and Controls
How to save a lot of money by using energy and lighting devices and controls for your facility. Download this special report. Three case studies showcase facilities that are meeting stringent LEED certifications while using new as well as tried-and-true technologies. Employing simple occupancy and vacancy sensors and temperature controls, to using more sophisticated daylight harvesting techniques and control and automation systems, these three facilities are a tribute to all shades of green.

LED Lighting Cuts Costs, but the Switch to It Should Be Done with Care
LED lighting is a panacea for some, but for others the payoff may not be great enough to go ahead and make switch. Heat, control, dimming and cost savings should be carefully evaluated before making the decision. Learn more about switching to LED lighting.

Empire State Building Owner Tells All — How to Save a LOT of Money
TD Case Study. Huge money-saving secrets were unveiled at the Empire State Building. At an event that might have just as easily been a seminar for building owners hosted by one of New York’s most esteemed building owners, Anthony Malkin, President of Malkin Holdings and owner of the iconic structure. One might think that a $4.4 million per year savings and a full return on investment in just over 3 years, representing a 38.5 percent total energy savings with Johnson Controls, a lighting energy reduction of 65 percent using Lutron lighting controls, an Energy Star 90 and LEED EBOM Gold rating would make a highly competitive building owner tempted to keep his magic formula a secret. Not so. Check out the video and images from the space.

Top 25 Tech Toys on the TechDecisions Editors Wish List
Over 25 tech toys for the holidays! TechDecisions Editors Holiday Wish List — From electronics comprising a 3D printer, an AVI-SPL immersive telepresence system, a 65-inch LG television, an iPad or two and much more the TechDecisions editors and writers dreamed big this year.

The Best 12: AV/IT and Energy Integration Case Studies that Made a Difference
The Best 12: End User Case Studies that Made a Difference. From a $4.4 million per year energy savings at the Empire State Building to a medical learning center that has deployed a state-of-the-art lecture capture and videoconferencing system to digital signage. A Guy Fieri Restaurant in NYC makes the cut, as does a Hilton Hotel and some amazing churches. The best in AV technology, AV and IT integration, digital signage, distance learning, hotel automation, energy savings and much more.

No Heat with Lutron’s New Roller Shade Fabric
Koolblack Technology betters energy control of dark, solar-shade fabrics to levels that can be compared with light colors and saps solar heat gain.

Lutron to Debut New Lighting and Shade Control at Greenbuild Conference
The show’s 35,000 attendees will get to check out new energy-saving control solutions.

New Facility Rides the Cutting Edge of Daylight Harvesting
Ben Franklin Technology Partners' TechVentures2 facility uses Lutron lighting control systems to slash energy consumption. Automated shades with Hyperion solar-adaptive software and AMX helped to create an award winning, LEED certified facility.

Lutron Teams Up with Coulisse on Window Treatments
The Lutron Coulisse Collection combines high-fashion and high-tech.




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