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Wattstopper® Architectural Dimming and Human Centric Lighting Solutions Accepted into the 2017 IES Progress Report

Legrand’s powerful, intuitive, and simple to use logic modules, controls, and interfaces recognized as significant lighting industry achievements.

San Jose, Calif., August 18, 2017– Legrand, North & Central America is proud to announce that three of its Wattstopper products have been accepted into the 2017 IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) Progress report which seeks to highlight developments in the art and science of lighting throughout the world.

Wattstopper products included in the report are the Blanco 3 Logic Module, DLM Color Control Schedule Switch, and Commercial Equinox User Interface (UI) that are a part of the broader Wattstopper Human Centric Lighting and Architectural Dimming solutions.
  • The three-channel Blanco 3 Logic Module is the only tunable white driver available in the market that adjusts corrected color temperature (CCT) precisely along the blackbody curve across a wide range of color temperatures to precisely replicate natural daylight. This makes it ideal for lighting designers seeking to personalize spaces with high quality tunable white light, in healthcare, education, and commercial office applications. It is the only solution that offers maximum flexibility of system design and control through Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) or via DMX in the Wattstopper Architectural Dimming platform.
  • The DLM Color Control Schedule Switch allows users to enjoy the benefits of Human Centric Lighting (HCL) by automatically adjusting CCT levels throughout the day either on a default schedule or according to customized schedule. The switch enables automatic daylight cycling, which replicates the natural sunrise and sunset cycle based on the building’s geographic location and seasonal adjustments via an astronomical clock. Exhibiting a high resolution display showing the current CCT levels and tuning schedule, this is the most feature-rich, cost-effective CCT timer switch on the market.
  • The Commercial Equinox User Interface (UI) solution for the Wattstopper Architectural Dimming platform features intuitive navigation and a simple user experience that make it easy for users to control nearly any lighting type from simple on/off to complex scenes, dynamic white, and color control to ‘divide and combine’ applications. Any brand of shading, including the Wattstopper Solarfective brand of shades, can be controlled along with lighting. The Equinox UI software comes installed on Equinox touchscreens or downloadable as an app on mobile devices (iOS and Android). Equinox is the only solution that provides a unique interface and programming method for managing partitioned spaces out-of-the-box for both lighting and shades which eliminates custom programming and saves time.
Human Centric Lighting for Architectural Dimming
Integration of Wattstopper HCL solutions with the Architectural Dimming platform offers one of the most robust digital lighting systems available. Using the Commercial Equinox User Interface on touchscreens and apps along with any DMX light sources makes it even simpler to control lighting, including dynamic white and color temperature applications using circadian schedules.

Human Centric Lighting for Digital Lighting Management
Wattstopper HCL Solutions integrate seamlessly with the best selling Digital Lighting Management platform ensuring simple, intuitive control, and easy code compliance. The combination of leading light engines with DLM controls and software bring a new level of simplicity and speed to tunable lighting projects. DLM’s Plug n' Go™ automatic configuration ensures DLM Lighting Management Switches control the CCT channel right out of the box, without any setup or commissioning.


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 has been helping customers save energy, meet green initiatives, and comply with energy codes for more than 30 years. legrand.us/wattstopper.

About Legrand and Legrand, North & Central 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 $5.6 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