Editorials

Continuing Education: The Lifeblood of Electrical Contractors Including Lighting Installers

In this guest editorial, Denell Gibson of Power PR, representing Capital TriState a continuing education firm for electrical contractors, argues that the increasingly complex work of electrical contractors including lighting installers requires continuing education to accomplish the required tasks in a timely and safe manner. By Capital TriState–a continuing education …

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Machine Learning and IoT Accelerate Growth Recipe Optimization for Controlled Environments

Experimentation Still Required Even with Machine Learning While the Design Lights Consortium has come out with efficiency standards that help guide the grow light industry (Ref: Coverage), much testing and experimentation is still required. The DLC’s efficiency standards offer an important step for the grow light industry and can help …

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Steps LED Lighting Companies Can Take to Improve Profitability

Below I have outlined some measures that companies can take to both save money and continue to earn more revenues despite high levels of competition and tariffs. Install LED Lighting and IoT-based Light Monitoring in Your Own Offices (Don’t be Hypocritical!) It would be hypocritical if an LED lighting company …

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Smart Grow Lights, One of the Best Value-Added IoT Applications Yet

Smart grow lights may be the most value-added Internet-connected lighting application yet. A plant growth environment must have the ideal conditions for each stage of plant growth. So, an entirely controlled environment requires numerous sensors including temperature, humidity, CO2 levels, etc… Plants also need watering, and of course, most importantly …

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