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Controlling LED Lights

There are a variety of ways of controlling LED lights: trailing edge or leading edge, DALI, 1-10V, etc. There are also a huge number of LED lights and LED drivers in our New Zealand marketplace. Our recommendation therefore is always…

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emergency lighting compliance testing

Emergency Lighting Testing

Testing emergency lighting can be a real pain! But why not let the system test itself? The Australian and NZ Standard AS2293.2 requires that emergency evacuation lighting  systems should be inspected and maintained in accordance with relevant procedures specified in…

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Emergency Lighting Testing New Zealand

DALI Emergency Lighting

In New Zealand it has been common for emergency lighting to be a stand alone system, running completely independently of lighting control, often with very basic mechanical timer testing and usually no automated reporting or alert system. Overseas, the preferred…

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commercial lighting control

Commercial Lighting Control

Commercial lighting control is a term used to describe the various ways of controlling lights in commercial buildings of all kinds: from warehouses, offices and retail stores to schools, hospitals, hotels and more. The best commercial light control system for…

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commercial lighting control

Lighting Controls

“Lighting controls” is a term that is used to describe a variety of different things, from a simple dimmer switch that can brighten or dim a single light fitting, to a fully integrated lighting control system that ensures the lighting within…

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C-Bus lighting control system New Zealand

C-Bus Lighting Control System

C-Bus cannot really be considered a ‘latest trend’ as it has a long and proven history as a prominent player in the fields of commercial lighting controls and home automation. It does however provide a robust and reliable framework, with…

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Lighting Control Technology NZ

Lighting Control Technology Translated

Explaining the jargon! Our industry is full of those who pepper their talk with mystifying gobbledygook, possibly because it makes them sound as if they know what they’re talking about. The real test is to find someone who can decipher…

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school lighting systems

Lighting Control in Education

School Lighting Systems For education establishments such as universities and schools lighting control has a different primary purpose. Given the difficulties of juggling rising costs against current educational budgets, saving energy (and therefore reducing power bills) is still important and…

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