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Time Switches Offer Effective Lighting Control For Time of Day Driven Applications

office building at night with lights on

Time switches, or timers, for lighting control allow for time of day ON and OFF scheduling for individual lights or lighting systems. Generally, time switches work best with outdoor lighting where the time of day, along with sunset and sunrise, determine when lighting is on or off. Indoor applications for timers might include basic residential…

How Do Motion Sensors Work?

office building at night with some lights on and some off

Someone once wisecracked that the most energy efficient lighting was when the lights were turned OFF. A variation of this clever turn of phrase has become one of the most useful tools to increase building energy efficiency. By automatically controlling the ON/OFF status of lights based on the presence of humans in a space, a tremendous amount of energy and money…