Issue #58
February 2019
Featured Manufacturer:
Hubbell Control Solutions
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Hubbell Control Solutions' advanced systems and lighting controls offer a comprehensive portfolio of simple, scalable, and seamless solutions for indoor and outdoor applications from a single partner. Their advanced lighting control technologies provide intuitive and flexible deployment options to meet code, enhance comfort, increase energy savings, and improve operating efficiency for enterprises of any size. Hubbell Control Solutions' product suite includes distributed and centralized, wired and wireless systems, luminaire integrated sensors, color tuning controls, panels, occupancy sensors, photocell sensors, and emergency relays.

Learn more about Hubbell Control Solutions
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Clint_s Controls Corner Logo Each month, our Lighting Controls Department Manager, Clint Conley, offers insight and advice about lighting controls. Clint, a licensed professional electrical engineer, brings over 15 years of construction, engineering, and lighting controls experience to the table. He takes the often confusing topic of lighting controls, and presents information in a straightforward and concise manner.

Previous Clint's Controls Corner articles have discussed the requirements of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) versions 2015 and 2018. This article offers additional details about the specific requirements for lighting controls in hotel rooms, and how to implement controls to meet these requirements. 

Section C405.2.4 of the IECC 2015 covers "hotel and motel sleeping units and guest suites" with the requirement that all lights and switched outlets must turn off within 20 minutes of all occupants leaving the space. In the 2018 version of the IECC, the requirement is the same, but further definition on what constitutes the room type has been added. Hotel and motel sleeping units have been changed to sleeping units. In the definitions of the 2018 IECC, there are dwelling units and sleeping units. Dwelling units have all permanent provisions for cooking and sanitation. Sleeping units have permanent provisions for cooking OR sanitation, but not both.
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This month, The MH Companies and Hubbell Control Solutions are giving one lucky winner a 64GB Oculus Go VR Headset. We'll also throw in a $250 Visa gift card so you can load up on content for a spectacular virtual reality experience. Whether watching films, playing games with friends, or using it for a virtual job site walkthrough, Oculus Go offers something for everyone. And, unlike many other VR headsets, no PC is required! Maybe you don't need or want a new VR headset. No problem! Our lucky winner can choose to receive a $500 Visa gift card instead! Enter today, and you could be joining the list of previous monthly giveaway winners! Yes, people really do win! We have photos and videos to prove it!

Entry deadline is February 28, 2019!

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