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Wattstopper Systems Vice President Charles Knuffke Elected Vice Chair of Lighting Controls Association

San Jose, California 
December 15, 2017


Legrand’s Building Control Systems Division, is pleased to announce that Wattstopper Systems Vice President Charles Knuffke has been appointed Vice Chair of the Lighting Controls Association (LCA).

The LCA is a council of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association dedicated to informing the professional lighting community about lighting control technology.

“I’m honored to have been chosen for the Vice Chairman's position by the LCA members,” Knuffke said. “The LCA has been the most active voice in our industry in promoting the benefits of lighting controls and educating lighting professionals and end users on current and upcoming technologies. I'm excited to share what I've learned about controls with members and assist this great organization.”

For the past 30 years, Knuffke has educated and worked closely with engineers, contractors, distributors, and building owners to design, install, and startup lighting control systems for almost every type of commercial and industrial project. His most recent focus is advancing the line of Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) products.

The LCA also re-elected Gary Meshberg, LEED AP, LC, IES as the chair of the board for the 2018-2019 term. Maria Northrup of NEMA will serve as the executive director, secretary and treasurer while Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP, IES, principal of ZING Communication, Inc. will serve as the education director.

To learn more about the Lighting Controls Association, please visit http://lightingcontrolsassociation.org/.

About Wattstopper

Wattstopper, a product line of Legrand, offers the most comprehensive line of simple, scalable, and flexible energy-efficient lighting controls and solutions for commercial and residential applications. The Wattstopper range of products, programs, and services have been helping customers save energy, meet green initiatives and comply with energy codes for more than 30 years. www.legrand.us/wattstopper.


About Legrand, North America

Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.3 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Luxul, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Solarfective, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.us


Media Contact:
Mary Placido
, Legrand Building Control Systems
415-218-3627 mary.placido@legrand.us