Right off the heels of the announcement that Crestron will now charge $500 for jobs that include Lutron or Vantage lighting controls, the company released its own series of wireless lighting control products called Zūm. The Zūm product line is designed to make the setup and management of lighting control in any space (including commercial environments) easy […]
Over a 30-year period from 1986 through 2015, the National Weather Service reports that, on average, far more people die each year from extreme heat than any other weather-related hazard. Around 113 to 130 people succumb to heat each year, compared to 82 to flooding, 70 to tornadoes, and 46 to hurricanes. As the summer […]
Time and tide wait for no man, and our world continues to present us with alarming new challenges to battle: cyber-attacks, terrorism, erratic weather patterns, water scarcity, food shortages – to name just a few. The modern world is not standing still, however, and as our technologies grow ever more advanced in a push to […]
In the world of the Internet of Things, connecting to the cloud will become as important as connecting to the electrical grid. So should we follow that model?
With a new year comes new technology decisions to be made. Here’s what you should be thinking about as we move into 2016.
When Westcor Land Title Company moved out of its office to a new, 20,000-plus square foot space, a major concern came when installing a lighting system. The company’s previous system had been a burden on employees, who often complained about eye strain and headaches from the buzzing of lights. Westcor installed Cree LED lighting for a number of reasons, and employees couldn’t be happier with the new solution.
Sean Corcorran of Steelcase, who will be attending EDUCAUSE 2015, discusses how colleges are running out of ways to provide students the power they need to charge their devices, and how they can solve this with their furniture-based solution.
Connected Technologies has released an Access Expander for Connect ONE that allows for a broader scope of integration capabilities from a single access control panel. Companies will be able to control energy offerings as well as security on a single platform.
Mysterious display issues at AVAD highlight an opportunity to increase energy intelligence. Due to their power problems, AVAD reached out to ESP/SurgeX to utilize their enVision system. Before long their energy issues had been solved.
With significant daylight leaking into the facility during different parts of the day, LORD Corporation found a way to save money, become more efficient, and utilize sunlight through LED lighting.