Legrand, North America has installed a 500kW, solid-oxide fuel cell system to provide cleaner and more efficient power to its headquarters in West Hartford, Conn. The Fuel Cell will sit adjacent to the company’s corporate offices and Wiremold manufacturing facility, and is expected to produce up to 88 percent of the electricity to every building on its 263,000-square-foot, 100-year-old campus.
Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Pa., a provider of energy-saving, wireless light and shade control, is making it simpler than ever to propose and evaluate a Lutron lighting control solution for retrofit applications, according to the company.
Leviton announced its OmniTouch 7 touchscreen was recognized by the Consumer Electronics Association's TechHome Division with the 2014 Mark of Excellence (MOE) Award of Human Interface of Product of the Year.
A snapshot of the security industry’s sustainability efforts reveals the many benefits of going green.
April 17, 2014
The time certainly is ripe for security industry businesses that are involved in sustainability. First movers are blazing a profitable path to the sustainable future and demonstrating the value of going green to companies that are preparing to dive into what will soon be the “new normal.”
HAI by Leviton, Melville, N.Y. announced the launch of its KNX Gateway, an interface allowing HAI by Leviton’s Omni and Lumina Ethernet-based controllers to communicate with and control KNX devices through KNX’s standardized network communications BUS protocol.
Alarm.com, Vienna, Va., a provider of interactive security and connected home services, announced key enhancements to its Geo-Services offering, including location-based thermostat automation and video recording options.
Alarm.com, Vienna, Va., a provider of interactive security and connected home services, announced its new Energy Monitoring solution that provides consumers with a view of their whole home and individual device energy usage, fully integrated through the Alarm.com website and mobile apps with their security, video and home automation services.
Most residential and commercial models from Honeywell’s VISTA series of alarm panels now support lighting, shade and temperature control technology from Lutron Electronics, giving security and home-automation professionals a greater range of options when designing connected-home systems for their customers.
Today there are more products than ever that actively provide residential and commercial green solutions, promote sustainability, and offer both environmental and economic benefits for both the security industry and end users alike.
As the cover asserts, this year may be a tipping point for access control sales — with big data, cloud, cyber and more causing customers to rethink and retool their access control and identity management systems.
Also in June, the latest developments in Central Station Software, the "Most Popular Brands Among the SDM 100", and much more.