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WattStopper’s WLT900-F Earns JF-12 Certification to Extend Building Communications Infrastructure in U.S. Military Projects

Santa Clara, CA, November 10, 2015 – WattStopper®, a leading and trusted manufacturer of energy efficient lighting controls for commercial and residential use, announced that its WLT900-F LonWorks® Transceiver has earned JF-12 certification from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The WLT900-F is designed to transport LonWorks communication data over short or extended ranges using the 900 MHz frequency. The certification signifies that the product has met stringent security, reliability and flexibility requirements for U.S. military network deployments.

Now approved for selection and use by all branches of the U.S. military, the WLT900-F offers the ability to extend wireless networks beyond the confines of individual buildings enabling coordinated control of interior and exterior lighting, electric and gas metering, HVAC controls and other building loads without the need for a direct burial line or building-to-building conduit runs. The JF-12 compliant WLT900-Fs are currently deployed in the U.S. Army Metering Program and used as part of the system collecting and monitoring electrical meter data from buildings to meet specific energy criteria in compliance with the Energy Act (2005) and Energy Security Act (2007). Military facilities currently using the product include Fort Hood, Fort Benning, Fort Buchanan and Fort Irwin.

This wireless network solution is able to meet a variety of applications. As part of WattStopper’s Wireless Network Bridge family, the WLT900-F offers advanced secure data delivery including 256 bit AES encryption and robust non-line-of-sight performance to penetrate through buildings and foliage. The WLT900-F also delivers high QoS with synchronous point-to-multipoint communication enabling extremely low latency and jitter. It features an easy-to-use plug-and-play configuration that requires no special programming tools or network management software.

For more information, download our Wireless Network Bridge Series cutsheet.

About WattStopper:

WattStopper, a Legrand group brand, is a leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting controls for commercial and residential use. We help customers find convenient ways to save energy, meet green initiatives, and comply with energy codes with our comprehensive range of products, programs, and services. Legrand is the 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. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).


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Mary Placido
WattStopper | 2800 De La Cruz Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95050