Disturbed sleep patterns are common among the residents of senior-care facilities, due to the aging process and diseases like Alzheimer's. Could lighting make a difference? That's the question that the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD); the ACC Care Center, also in Sacramento; and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) decided to answer, at least on a preliminary basis, by replacing some of the Care Center's fluorescent lighting in one corridor, two resident rooms (including bathrooms), the nurse station, the common family room, and the administrator's office.
A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for energy storage systems (ESSs) with a focus on aggregation, asset management, and grid services, providing forecasts for software vendor revenue through 2025 for seven major world regions.
INNOVELEC LTD., a manufacturers' agent to the energy industry in Western Canada, announces the appointment of BAM2 Marketing as its sub-agent for British Columbia effective January 1st, 2017. Headed by electrical industry veteran Paul Daniels, BAM2 Marketing will work closely with Innovelec's current B.C. sub-agent John Wood of West Wood Enterprises during the transition until John's retirement on June 30th, 2017.
DOUGLAS LIGHTING CONTROLS, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, announced it has opened a state-of-the-art facility in Burnaby, B.C. to serve as its headquarters. Located just east of downtown Vancouver at 3605 Gilmore Way, the new space exclusively features Douglas lighting systems throughout, as well as a number of other advanced technologies and current best design practices.
Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has released the WorkHorse LED Extreme family of constant current, programmable drivers specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications. WorkHorse LED Extreme drivers are intelligent, programmable LED drivers built for harsh environments.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation is expanding its line of standby generators to support the light commercial and large residential markets by offering a line of high-quality, durable and reliable units ranging in power from 80kW1 to 200kW1.
MaxLite announced that its Polygon and Vapor Tight LED linear fixtures are now recognized by DesignLights Consortium (DLC) as optional models to Enlighted’s Networked Lighting Controls listed products.