Lutron Shows Lighting Control and Shading Systems at Greenbuild
GREENBUILD -- Hear what's now and what's next from Lutron, makers of commercial lighting control systems. Lutron is showing their EcoSystem lighting control system at Greenbuild 2006, together with new automated shading and a wall control unit. (podcast)
November 16, 2006
Automated lighting controls are at the intersection of energy efficiency and green building. They cost more than conventional lighting, but can pay for themselves by managing the largest user of electricity in commercial buildings.
Thermostats manage energy use in HVAC, and lighting control systems perform a similar function using daylight sensors and occupancy inputs. By connecting window shades into the system, each room's daylight and artificial light are balanced and controlled.
Music by Chris Keister