We all know that lighting can be adjusted in many ways – from daylight dimming to task tuning via manual or scheduled controls. But while it’s useful to match lighting to different personal preferences, it’s even more useful to understand how different settings create energy savings, especially when lighting accounts for as much as 18% of a building’s energy consumption1.
1 Source: https://constructioninformer.com/let-occupants-lower-commercial-building-lighting-costs/
Fortunately, it’s now possible to obtain these valuable insights through wireless lighting controls. This emerging technology is helping customers uncover their consumption patterns for the first time in order to establish more sustainable uses of energy and realize substantial savings.
How can lights be controlled wirelessly?
Connected lighting is all about two-way data communications: Wireless lighting controls with bidirectional connectivity can both send and receive data from luminaires.
When combined with lighting management software, connected lighting systems enable people to see the current state of each lightpoint, and to act on lightpoints individually or in groups to monitor, manage, and maintain lighting systems in real time.