Publications

University of California, Davis is First University to Teach Lighting Design Using OLED Technology – Thanks to Acuity Brands

01/08/2015

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.

High-Efficacy Residential Lighting Guide

High-Efficacy Residential Lighting Guide
12/12/2014

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.

2013 Title 24, Part 6 Residential Lighting Guide

2013 Title 24, Part 6 Residential Lighting Guide: A guide to meeting, or exceeding, California’s  2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards
12/11/2014

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.

Adaptive Lighting for Exterior Applications

10/23/2014

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.

Codes and Standards Enhancement—Quality Demonstration Program

09/24/2014

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.

Connected: How Networked Control Systems (and codes and standards) Will Drive LED Adoption

09/18/2014

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.

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