kenekaplan writes: Lighting typically accounts for almost 40 percent of electricity costs, and lighting control systems can reduce consumption 35 to 55 percent. Those potential savings will drive expansion of the global market for so-called intelligent lighting controls from $1.5 billion this year to beyond $4.3 billion in 2020, according to Pike Research projections. As big as the potential light control market is, it’s just the beginning of what sensor technology can bring to the built environment, says Rich Green, Enlighted senior vice president of products and technology, in this interview.
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