FAQ: What is constant light control and how does it work? Constant light control, also known as daylight harvesting, is a control strategy commonly found in more advanced forms of lighting controls.
FAQ: Occupancy detection – What is the difference between presence and absence detection? Lighting control solutions often use occupancy detection methods to prevent lighting being left switched on unnecessarily, in order to reduce energy consumption and associated costs.
Dispelling common mis-conceptions of DALI lighting controls DALI is a common international standard for lighting control systems, allowing for two-way communication between devices. DALI was written by a number of large lighting system manufacturers, looking to simplify the specification and operation of lighting control products. Based originally on the DSI protocol, DALI allows components from different manufacturers to be combined, forming a complete lighting control system.
Celebrating 20 years of Calon This month Calon is celebrating 20 years in business, supplying reliable and flexible lighting control solutions to the market. Read more about our journey and plans for the future.
What have been the major trends in 2016? Calon have been featured in the November edition of A1 Lighting magazine, discussing what we have noted as major trends for 2016 and what we expect to have an effect on the lighting industry throughout 2017.
Lux Awards 2016 At the Lux Awards last week, Loytec succeeded in winning the “Industrial and Transport Project of the Year” category.
Choosing DALI Lighting Controls
Calon have been featured in the October Issue of Energy in Buildings & Industry magazine, discussing what should be considered when choosing DALI lighting controls.
DALI Lighting controls are the norm in commercial, education and even residential applications. For retrofits in commercial properties, a good DALI control solution coupled with modern LED light fittings can reduce energy consumption by over 90%.
SmartBridge™ - Ticking all the boxes!
NEW!SmartBridge™ DALI lighting controller with PoE, BACnet IP and web services.
SmartBridge™ from Calon is the lighting control solution that offers more than just the basics. With advanced features, whilst maintaining simplicity in setup and commissioning, SmartBridge™ ticks all the boxes for advanced DALI lighting control.
Tiny Sensor, Big Ideas!
Life used to be a choice: pick a simple stand-alone sensor for basic lighting control, or a complex DALI lighting management system for more demanding applications.
Now SmartSensorTM gives you the best of both, in a compact package that’s loaded with features and so easy to set up that a room full of lighting can be commissioned in under five minutes by a typical installer without the need for specialist equipment.
Product Focus: SmartSensor™
SmartSensor™ is the simple, scalable lighting control solution from Calon. As a single, standalone sensor, it has the ability to provide a complete lighting control solution for single rooms and smaller applications. Equally, it can be used as part of a larger, networked system.
Loytec Training Schedule Autumn/ Winter 2016
As the Loytec Competence Cenmtre for the UK, Calon are certified to hold a number of Loytec training courses. We have now released the dates for Autumn/ Winter 2016.
Loytec Buildings Under Control UK 2016, An Overview
Following the success of Loytec’s Buildings Under Control events in Vienna, Loytec and their UK Competence Centre Calon Associates teamed up to bring this acclaimed event to the UK for the very first time. Yesterday was the first Buildings Under Control UK event, held in Manchester at the Radisson Blu hotel.
Keep it Green - Halton Business Awards
Calon has been shortlisted in the “Keep it Green” category of the Halton Business Awards. This annual event is hosted by Halton Chamber of Commerce, bringing businesses together across the borough.
New InfraLIGHT Range
InfraLIGHT is a simple, scalable lighting control solution that’s equally suitable for single rooms and smaller buildings right through to an enterprise-scale networked lighting management system. Compatible with all major BMS ...
Loytec Buildings Under Control UK
Calon has been working with Loytec for over 10 years, bringing Loytec's class leading gateways, routers, automation servers and touch screens to the UK market. Following the success of Loytec’s Buildings Under Control events in Vienna, Loytec and their UK Competence Centre Calon Associates have teamed up to bring this acclaimed event to the UK for the very first time...