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Outstanding New Products from Biamp, Crestron, Lutron and Planar

AV News: Outstanding New Products from Biamp, Crestron, Lutron and Planar

The AV industry is brimming with a horde of new products that are eager to take the sector by storm. Both the pace and the scale of products being introduced have drastically changed. Over the last few months, leading players from the industry have announced and introduced a slew of interesting new products or upgrades...
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Uses and benefits of C.L dimmers

Incandescent bulbs are being phased out gradually and will most probably be phased out almost completely within the next 10 years or so. They are being replaced by CFL and LED bulbs that result in greater energy savings. However, the flip side is that not all dimmers work with CFL and LED bulbs and these...
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Set wireless lighting in your home or office with complete control

There is a technology that will allow you to set wireless lighting in your home or office with complete control wherever you are and wherever you’re going. You can have an extremely flexible lighting system with enhanced energy savings, both at the same time. This technology is the Maestro wireless technology from Lutron. It comes with...
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All about energy conservation

Energy conservation through shades

While designing a smart home or smart business, we should always keep energy conservation in mind. Generally, we look at electronic devices and entertainment systems and ignore lighting and climate control systems. Shades, however, play a major role in saving energy. By setting the shade controls to adjust the light permitted for time of day,...
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centralised lighting controls and design

Enabling savings through centralised lighting controls and design

Centralised lighting controls and design is the ability to centrally regulate the level and quality of light in a given space for specific tasks or situations. Controlling light properly not only enhances the experience, it helps to save energy and money by using light when and where it is needed most. By using centralised lighting...
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Video Blog: Energy Management through smart lighting solutions

Saving energy through smart lighting solutions isn’t only a politically correct, go-green initiative, it also makes smart business sense. There are several ways in which you can save and manage energy throughout your home or business. Energy management (EM) is the buzzword these days and includes energy production, energy consumption, and the saving of energy....
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Saving energy through intelligent lighting solutions

Today, saving energy makes perfect business sense. Saving energy costs is not only politically correct, but is big business! There are certain companies like Lutron that design intelligent lighting solutions and use cutting-edge technology to save energy through smart lighting. This video details the different Lutron methods and technologies that help homes and businesses save...
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FAQs: Choosing the right Dimmer for your many lighting needs

Today, most businesses and individuals use dimmers, so that they can dim the lights that they have installed in their homes or offices. This results in convenient lighting, as well as energy conservation. However, it is important that you choose the right dimmer depending on the lights that you have installed. A wide variety of...
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White Paper: Lighting up your life with Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

If you have to convert your company cafeteria into a town hall venue, with a need for different kinds of lighting, or then, you need to dim all of the lights in your home when you have stepped out for a bit, Light Emitting Diodes (LED) lighting should be your first choice! Ten years ago,...
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Battery-powered shades simplify shading management

The importance of shades in the context of lighting management is considerable, and they are clearly an asset in the home, office, and even commercial spaces. It’s also clear that architects and interior designers have picked up on the importance of shades in controlling daylight when it’s too bright, or by using it to supplement...
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The Actis Integration and AV Blog is a forum for sharing tips, insights, news, solutions and experiences with people and businesses who are undertaking different types of integration projects in India. It covers topics like Professional AV, lighting, energy management, video collaboration, unified communications, presentations, network AV and environment control.

Over time it will grow into a practical, India-specific, knowledge base to assist CIOs/CTOs, architects, AV and lighting consultants, developers, educational institutions and the hospitality industry to make better choices and get more out of their investments in technology.

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