CIMCON Lighting Announces Immediate Support for NEMA’s Recently Announced Standard "ANSI C136.41-2013 for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment"
February 12, 2014 - Boston, MA: CIMCON Lighting, Inc., the world’s leading provider of intelligent, centralized Wireless Outdoor Lighting Management Systems, today announced its immediate support for the NEMA’s recently published “ANSI C136.41-2013” standard for external locking type dimming and management controllers into its iSLC series of Street and Roadway Lighting product line.
As the leader in street light management and control, CIMCON Lighting recognized early on the need for dimming of LED lights; therefore, anticipating NEMA’s approval of the standard and continuing its tradition of technology leadership, CIMCON began development of a new interface that would easily allow its lighting controllers to support connectivity to this new NEMA standard socket. CIMCON is now taking orders for this new version of controller, which will allow true “plug and play” of a controller with dimming support. This version of the controller will also leverage the two optional pins to allow easy integration with external sensors for advanced lighting controls.
“We believe that this standard represents a major milestone in the adoption of the wireless controls technology for outdoor lighting. This essentially addressed three major issues facing the customers, time consuming and costly mechanical changes to the fixture, issues with certification due to these modifications and impact on fixture manufacturer’s standard warranty,” said Anil Agrawal, Director, CIMCON Lighting. “As the industry continues to move towards LED lights, our new controllers will eliminate the need for installers to penetrate the fixture, thereby maintaining the certification and service life of the fixture.”
About CIMCON Lighting, Inc.
With over 25 years of innovation, experience and knowledge, CIMCON Lighting is the world´s leading provider of intelligent light management solutions. The company is focused on providing solutions that provide the lowest "Lifecycle Cost of Ownership". CIMCON has pioneered the concept of "Just in Time LightingTM", whereby its products ensure that the right amount of lighting is provided where it is needed, when it is needed, eliminating the "wastage" of energy, thereby reducing costs and improving Return on Investment. For more information please visit www.cimconlighting.com.
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