For the first time, the University of California, Davis Department of Design and the California Lighting Technology Center will focus on organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology in one of its most popular design classes, with the help of Acuity Brands, Inc.
CLTC developed the High-Efficacy Residential Lighting guide to provide information about lighting products and key lighting principles and best practice recommendations. The guide is designed to help builders and lighting industry professionals working on zero-net energy (ZNE) and sustainable residential projects.
Lighting designs consisting of high-efficacy luminaires and lamps currently exceed California's energy code requirements. Such designs are increasingly attractive to home buyers as demand grows for energy-efficient smart homes and ZNE residences.
The California Lighting Technology Center’s 2013 Residential Lighting Guide for Title 24, Part 6 compliance is designed to help builders and lighting industry professionals navigate the residential lighting portion of California’s newest Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6). The new standards took effect July 1, 2014 and include updated requirements for high-efficacy lighting, lighting controls, and LED quality.
Daintree Networks, the leader in open wireless smart building solutions for enterprise control and energy management, today announced its affiliate partnership with UC Davis' California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) with the goal of advancing lighting controls.
LD+A—Researchers in California are developing a standard methodology for conducting field demonstrations to better inform energy codes and standards.
Authors: Cori Jackson, Konstantinos Papamichael, and Michael Siminovitch
Philips Lighting University
Presented by Michael Siminovitch
In designing a lighting platform for exterior spaces, there are unique challenges to be met. Environments like academic and corporate campuses, as well as municipal entities, have varying needs and requirements. To accommodate for the time of day, the season and activities on site at any moment, the lighting will have to be flexible and highly customizable.
The CASE-Q DP Program Manual contains the requirements and processes for future field demonstrations. It can be used by any team wishing to conduct a sound, thorough and well-documented technology demonstration. In addition to providing this resource, the CASE-Q DP directly supports identification, selection, installation and performance assessments of energy-efficient building technologies ready for current or near-term inclusion in California's Codes and Standards Enhancement (CASE) initiatives.
The LED Show 2014, Los Angeles, CA
Presented by Kelly Cunningham
Outreach Director Kelly Cunningham presented CLTC case study findings at The LED Show, September 16 in Los Angeles, CA. Attendees learned the results of indoor and outdoor lighting installations that paired LED sources with networked adaptive control systems. The presentation covered end-user feedback and data indicating energy savings of up to 90 percent.