Monthly Archives: This DALI Network Repeater Unit enables a single DALI network of up to 64 devices to be extended from 300m (984ft) to 600m (1,968ft) in length. This compact, DIN rail mounted unit is part of a range of DALI products for use with elitedali for Niagara, v2.0.6 and later. Download DatasheetAugust 2012

elitedali.DALIREP, DALI® Network Repeater Unit

This DALI Network Repeater Unit enables a single DALI network of up to 64 devices to be extended from 300m (984ft) to 600m (1,968ft) in length.
This compact, DIN rail mounted unit is part of a range of DALI products for use with elitedali for Niagara, v2.0.6 and later.
Download Datasheet

Craig DiLouie considers that Lighting Rebates are Enjoying an Upswing!

Rebates and incentives offered by electric utilities and regional energy-efficiency organizations are currently enjoying a major upswing, providing a significant resource that can reduce the cost of investing in energy-efficient lighting.

According to the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE), energy-efficiency rebate and incentive programs reached $6.8 billion in 2011, up 26% from 2010 ($5.4 billion) and 55% from 2009 ($4.4 billion). Utilities and other organizations now offer programs covering approximately 80% of the United States.
Article: Pushing for Returns

The Electrical Contractor Magazine: the Official Publication of the National Electrical Contractors Association.
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The future building management system will change and reinvent what currently is a lethargic industry

As we transition to more complex, higher performing, and energy efficient buildings, it is apparent that traditional building management systems are not up to the task of monitoring and managing today’s building operations. What are the shortcomings of the legacy BMS? The list is quite long but the major items include limited integration capabilities, inadequate and elementary analytic tools, proprietary programming languages, a dearth of software applications and legacy user interfaces.