Monthly Archives: November 2022
November 11, 2022
Lighting Control Systems
There is no disputing that lighting technology has been advancing in leaps and bounds. The latest in LED lighting, for example, allows for greater operational capacities and more energy efficient lighting fixtures. As the technology behind the lights themselves advances, so too does their lighting control systems. Lighting control systems can generally be defined as any room or building based system that controls various building automation applications; such as room lighting, HVAC systems, security and motion sensors, and even window blind control. Since there is such a wide variety of applications for these systems, there are multiple different types of lighting control systems. Each of these systems have their own use case based on cost considerations, application, and brand compatibility. This short article will discuss each of the types of control systems and breakdown their advantages and disadvantages.