Resource: IP/IK and Chemical Resistance Tables
Ratings that demonstrate the degree of Impact Protection (IK) and Ingress Protection (IP) guide users and installers on the suitability of light fittings where particular environmental factors exist. Find out more in our guide.
Briteline LED Raptor 2
Bringing together performance, optical control and innovative design, the new Raptor 2 from Sylvania provides better spill control, less windage, and increased performance resulting in lower luminaire requirements.
Pierlite Track Systems
The Pierlite range of track systems are available in varied lengths and configurations to give ultimate flexibility in lighting spaces.
Gerard Lighting Group agrees to sale of infrastructure division to global lighting leader Schréder
The Board of Gerard Lighting Group (GLG) announced today an agreement for the sale of the company’s infrastructure lighting division in Australia, Sylvania and Austube, to the Schréder Group (Schréder), one of the world’s leading lighting solutions providers. Headquartered in Belgium, Schréder has been operating as a family-owned business since 1907. It has over 2,600 […]
Pierlite is a proud Gold sponsor of the 2019 IESANZ Conference
This Conference will engage individuals and organisations from all professional fields working in the built environment. IESANZ will explore the creation and application of Human-Centred Design in lighting, and expand the conversation across engineering, construction, design, landscaping, product development and technology.
OcuLED wins award for Innovation at the 2019 IES NSW Chapter Awards
At GLG, we value innovation in lighting. When the IES NSW chapter recognised the innovation in our products and lighting solutions at their awards night in early November, our team had plenty to be proud of. Congratulations to our commercial product team on winning the IES NSW Award for Innovation for the Pierlite OcuLED […]
A lighting solution to fit the grid
Working closely with the client, we used our cutting edge Design on Demand service to engineer a solution. Pierlite Developed a unique Momentum fitting to fit the old imperial ceiling grid at the hospital perfectly.
Are all Li-Ion batteries created equal?
When there’s an emergency, the last place you want to be is in the dark. It is important to be sure that emergency and exit lighting will be ready to go when all else fails. Changes in technology have seen manufacturers of exit and emergency lighting create a shift from nickel metal hydride(Ni-MH) and nickel-cadmium […]
2019 Pierlite Passion for Performance Awards – The Winners
2019 Pierlite Passion for Performance Awards The Winners The 2019 Pierlite Passion for Performance Awards were held in Sydney on Wednesday 18th September. We have come a long way with promoting gender diversity within our ranks as a business and this showed with an almost-even split of male and female top performers. Congratulations to all […]
Sylvania Sirkel LED Luminaire
Sylvania Sirkel LED luminaire is a multi-function energy saving luminaire that offers a number of LED configurations and mounting options to facilitate use in street lighting, garden and park lighting, area illumination and pedestrian under passes.
Changes to section J6 of the National Construction Code of Australia
The biggest overhaul in recent years under the Energy Efficiency provision is here. Changes to section J6 (Artificial Lighting & Power) of the National Construction Code of Australia will reduce the illumination power density (w/sq m) allowed in new buildings.
Pierlite Momentum 1 Modular Troffer
The world class Momentum 1 is a sustainability compliant, fully configurable modular troffer that offers you design flexibility, short lead times and outstanding performance.
Pierlite 1 Week Express Offer
Pierlite’s 1 Week Express* offer is here to support your needs. Whether you are supplying for a non-scheduled project, sourcing for last minute replacements or disappointed by missed delivery dates.
Derungs Showcase: Vivaa – A family of lights rich in variety
The basic element of the ViVAA luminaire family is the exceptionally flat lamp body, which provides an unforgettable light experience. The three models – surface mounted, pendant and Ring – provide individual solutions for a diversity of projects. Various diameters, performance packages and additional equipment options expand the possibilities for design.
GLG accredited as an Australian Trusted Trader
GLG is proud to have demonstrated our commitment to compliant trade practices and a secure international supply chain by receiving an Australian Trusted Trader (ATT) accreditation this week.
Pierlite Sirocco Gen II LED Bulkhead
Discover the new Pierlite Sirocco LED Bulkhead Gen II, with a bonus decorative eyelid trim.
PIERLITE OCULED Low Glare Office Troffer
The Pierlite OCULED LED troffer is the future of contemporary office and workplace lighting design with an ultra-shallow profile body, a combination of centre louvre LED modules and edge lit side panels for high contrast and guaranteed super low glare illumination.
How Retailite & Studio Grayscale Tackled Limited Retail Space Challenge
We worked closely with Studio Grayscale and Thurley to supply the retail lighting solutions including track lighting (Cilindro 65mm) and LED wall lighting. Retailite also advised on the best lighting solutions for the space to ensure all lighting worked together in unison, where the same colour temperature highlighted the product and created a sophisticated ambience.
Forever New Perth: How to Light A Giant Glass Cube
The GLG team were asked to create a spectacular and functional lighting solution that would allow for seasonal décor changes and relocation of floor displays. The outcome is an energy efficient LED solution which uses innovative retail lighting products including the Rotos Spot and Track system.
Retailite Beds Down With Snooze Frankston
Frankston’s Snooze is a large open plan retail space, and exudes a cozy atmosphere throughout its different display areas. With natural light only spilling in from the front windows of the store, there was quite a controlled environment within which to design the lighting.
The Community Benefits From Our Ritchies Supermarket Lighting Solution
When Retailite was asked to provide a complete lighting solution for Ritchies fine food and wine outlet in Dromana, we saw it as an exciting challenge to showcase the best of innovative LED lighting technology.
Kathmandu Chadstone’s Adventurous New Lighting Design
The Kathmandu brand is synonymous with adventure, travel, and the outdoors. While designing a tailored lighting solution for their Chadstone store, this brand ethos was an important consideration for GLG.
Carla Zampatti Lighting Design Enhances Brand And Customer Experience
GLG was recently engaged to deliver a lighting design plan that would complement the high-end brand. The Sydney store is located in the Westfield shopping centre in the heart of the CBD where myriad premium stores vie for the attention of eager shoppers and passersby.
The Three Sisters
The Blue Mountains City Council presented GLG with a stringent set of criteria, the main being that any solution was to be LED based in order to provide both an energy reduction and minimise maintenance requirements. Oh, and let’s not forget it had to have the ability to project light 600m across a valley of difficult terrain.
Pierlite Shadow Eco LED Floodlight 100 & 200 Watt
The new Pierlite ShadowEco mid-wattage floodlight is ideal for general flood lighting in commercial and industrial applications.
Pierlite Carlton Colour Select LED Bunker Gen II
Aesthetically pleasing and functional, the new generation of Carlton bunker meets all the requirement of a well-designed outdoor fitting.
GLG Emergency range is all about creating a safe and innovative emergency lighting solution for you. All luminaires have been designed to deliver high performance and reliability and feature the latest technology of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries.
Sports Field Lighting Control Heads to the Cloud in Australia
There is a lot of talk about sports field lighting control in Australia in 2019. With several new stadiums in Australia using or being upgraded to DMX lighting control, the spotlight is on the sports lighting segment more than ever from a lighting control perspective. Stadium and sports field lighting control has changed from being […]
Trade Integrated Sensors Range
The PIERLITE range of fixtures with integrated sensors responds to movement to provide light where and when it is needed, enhancing efficiency and safety across a multitude of applications.
Pierlite Vandaguard & Vandalux
The Australian designed and assembled Vandalux and Vandaguard adverse weatherproof range of luminaires have a proven and trusted history of being tough for all levels of industry and public areas including transport facilities, schools, heavy industry and high vandalism areas.
At GLG we’re committed to quality. Make the best lighting choice for your business and peace of mind.
Easy to install, affordable luxury – Sitara, Chris Lynn and Alltronic Security & Electrical
With Sitara, users get all the benefits of sophisticated lighting control, minus the traditionally expensive and time-consuming installation. A simple and scalable solution that helps people make their lives easier.
App and voice lighting control – Diginet Sitara, Alltronic Security & Electrical and Chris Lynn
The options for lighting control with Sitara are endless. Scheduling lights to come on or off at certain times, dimming individual rooms, setting up lighting groups and more – it’s all possible and easy with Sitara. Add voice control using Amazon Alexa or Google Home, and you’ve got a lighting controls system that truly enhances your life.
An introduction to the Diginet Sitara Dimmer
Introducing the Diginet Sitara Dimmer. The wireless part of the Sitara lighting control ecosystem, the Diginet Sitara Dimmer features the same technology as LEDsmart + MultiMate dimmers, as well as built in bluetooth technology enabling control via a smart device. Diginet Sitara – a cost effective yet sophisticated lighting control system for every Australian home.
An introduction to the Diginet Sitara Bluetooth Switch and Remote Access Bridge
Introducing the Diginet Sitara Bluetooth Switch. For those instances where a switch cannot be mounted to a wall, but control is still required. Communicating via bluetooth to Diginet Sitara Dimmer units, this device allows on/off and dimming control of a single Sitara dimmer, or of a group.
Colour Select – Pros & Cons
The colour temperature of a fitting should be fit for purpose and or chosen based on the needs of the customer. Choosing the wrong colour temperature could create a degree of grief for both the customer and the electrician.
Sitara and Alltronic Security & Electrical – transforming Chris Lynn’s home with lighting controls
Professional cricketer Chris Lynn was looking for advanced lighting controls. Working with Shane Mitcherson from Alltronic Security & Electrical and Gerard Lighting, what he got was a Bruce Wayne-worthy system complete with app, voice, and wall control capability.
Colour Select Range featured in Electrical Connection Article
GLG has announced its new Pierlite Colour Select range, which offers installers the ability to customise lighting to suit certain environments while carrying less stock and saving shelf and storage space.
Human Centric Lighting by GLG
Light can influence critical neurological and metabolic activities. Scientific research has shown that natural light positively affects our biological health and well-being.
Diginet LEDsmart+ multi-way dimming
The Diginet LEDsmart+ allows single way and multi-way dimming without requiring additional wiring or expensive control systems. Multi-way dimming means that in an application such as a bedroom, lights on the same circuit can be dimmed by multiple dimmers on each side of the bed, and at the door.
SIDE Architectural Lighting Range
Good lighting design can make or break a space. Creating a perfect light that inspires the design for an architectural project is what SIDE has been doing for years. Present SIDE range of architectural bollards, pendants, internal and external luminaires.
Chris Lynn and Alltronic Electrical & Security play a master stroke with lighting control
Professional cricketer Chris Lynn spends a lot of time travelling, so when he’s away the ability to schedule lighting scenes back home gives enormous peace of mind. Easy to install and a breeze to use, Sitara allows Chris to schedule his lights to come on and off, group lights together and create moods and scenes using the app. The ability to impress his mates by integrating Sitara with Amazon Alexa - Bruce Wayne style - is the cherry on top.
Colour Select Range
SIMPLICITY OF THREE - Carry less stock and save shelf-space with all in one items selection.
Lighting control system for NORSU home
A 1920s Bungalow, located in Victoria, has been restored by Nat and Kristy into a Nordic inspired, blush-toned norsu wonderland. The norsuHOME, as this team of interior designers lovingly calls their renovation project, breaths Skandi style while supporting comfortable family lifestyle.
GLG and NorsuHOME – Episode 9 – Lighting application
A 1920s Bungalow, located in Victoria, has been restored by Nat and Kristy into a Nordic inspired, blush-toned norsu wonderland. The norsuHOME, as this team of interior designers lovingly calls their renovation project, breaths Skandi style while supporting comfortable family lifestyle.
How to Control Your Lights with Amazon Echo
Controlling your lights with Amazon Echo is science fiction come-to life-and now easy for every home owner to achieve, simply and easily at a low cost. The Amazon Echo has 75% of the virtual assistant market share with a deep range of lighting control and other home automation skills available now, outpacing Google Home and […]
Poliform Australia – New Flagship Melbourne Showroom
The Poliform Australia Melbourne flagship showroom has recently undergone a complete architectural and interior transformation, with lighting by GLG.
Retailite Lights Up Sportspower Rebrand
While the store layout was vast, the ceiling detail enabled our team to create specific zones where two types of lighting strategy was applied: Gridded fixed downlights maximized light distribution over more permanent fixtures, while a track/spot strategy in the open ceiling provided the flexibly to accent products and displays that would change from season to season.
Top Trends in Retail Lighting for 2018
With retail lighting undergoing major changes in 2018, the next 12 months will see a shift to more human-centric illumination and new technologies emerging in both the controls and delivery of lighting.
4 ways your store lighting influences customers
Lighting plays a major role in creating the right atmosphere for any environment, but it is crucial in a retail space as it can influence how your customers shop.
How tailored retail lighting changes the way your customers shop
Lighting in stores will impact a customer on multiple levels, some of them subconscious. It can also have an effect on the rhythm of brain activity, which influences how a customer engages with the store. F
Sylvania Briteline™ Raptor LED Floodlight Range
THE NEW BENCHMARK IN LED SPORTS AND AREA LIGHTING Discover the new Sylvania Briteline™ Raptor LED Floodlight Range designed to deliver unbeatable precision, performance, power and flexibility in many sports lighting situations.
City of Melbourne Gets Smart
The Melbourne City Council region includes 16 inner city suburbs covering 37.7 square kilometres and is the central precinct for Greater Melbourne. The Council is working collaboratively to reduce carbon emissions across the municipality by focusing on Council operations, commercial buildings and industry, residential buildings, stationary energy supply, transport, freight and waste management.
Amazon Alexa Smart Home Lighting Control with Diginet Sitara
Amazon Alexa smart home lighting control is coming to Australia officially in February 2018 and Diginet Sitara is Amazon Alexa smart home lighting control ready. Amazon Alexa is the virtual digital assistant powering the Amazon Echo range of devices’ amazing capabilities, including lighting control using Diginet Sitara. Amazon Alexa smart home lighting control instantly transports […]
What Does Australia’s New Data Breach Notification Legislation mean for Smart Building Systems?
Electrical Engineers, Engineering Consultants and Lighting Designers are on notice to ensure the lighting control systems they select are secure, to mitigate risk and minimise brand and reputation damage from cyber attacks in 2018. Federal Parliament passed the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017, last year. This means that from February 22nd 2018 all […]
6 Smart Schedules for Diginet Sitara Bluetooth Home Lighting Control System
Smart Schedules for Diginet Sitara system provide a level of safety, convenience and luxury which were previously only available with expensive. legacy lighting control systems. Smart Schedules for Diginet Sitara are easy to setup, edit and change yourself right from your mobile device without having to call back your electrician or a systems technician. Smart […]
Why is Diginet Sitara Different and Why it Matters To Home Owners
If you’re wondering how and why is Diginet Sitara Different and Why it Matters to home owners, we intend to make it clear in this article. Exactly Why is Diginet Sitara Different is best explained with 3 simple reasons which help home owners understand the technology and how it is best used for bluetooth home […]
Diginet Sitara Bluetooth Home Lighting Control System
Diginet Sitara Bluetooth Home Lighting Control System is a home lighting control system which uses both new Bluetooth Mesh Network technology and hardwired dimmers, switches and timers, to provide a more cost effective home lighting control system without sacrificing functionality. Diginet Sitara Bluetooth Home Lighting Control System provides home owners the convenience and performance of […]
City Chic Fountain Gate Gets Red Carpet Treatment
Retailite were recently engaged by City Chic to produce an innovative concept lighting scheme for their Westfield Fountain Gate store. Fashion retailer City Chic (Specialty Fashion Group) is well known for their bold, glamourous and vibrant sense of style, and we sought to complement this aesthetic when considering the lighting requirements.
RAPIX Integrator Introduces Visual Floor Plan Commission
Diginet’s RAPIX Integrator v6 introduces floor plan commissioning for simpler, faster and easier lighting control design, commissioning and maintenance.
How to Fix LED Dimmer Backlight Flickering
Are you wondering How to Fix LED Dimmer Backlight Flickering? Have you installed an LED dimmer (MMDM/RT or MMDM/PB) and have this issue? – Dimmer backlight flickering Are you on site right now and need to let your client know How to Fix LED Dimmer Backlight Flickering? We have the answers here. If you are […]
Pierlite Domain LED Luminaire
The NEW Domain LED range of area luminaires provide a combination of functionality and elegant sleek form to provide a reliable general lighting solution for your outdoor needs.
Discover the new Gold Standard in Multi-Way Dimming & Control
With the new Diginet LEDsmart+ range featuring MultiMate technology, multi-way control has never been simpler. Wire in parallel for multi-way dimming and control.
RAPIX Lighting Control Systems
RAPIX Lighting Control System is a new DALI-based system that removes complexity to accelerate the design, installation and commissioning of lighting control – with simply brilliant commercial implications. The RAPIX Lighting Control System has been built from the ground up to meet current and future requirements, it is based on Ethernet and DALI, the International Standard for lighting control.
Discover the new gold standard in dimming. Diginet LEDsmart+ featuring MultiMate™ technology
Alternatives to Clipsal C-Bus® and Others
Are You Looking for alternatives to C-Bus® and Others? Are looking for alternatives to Clipsal C-Bus® and others? Perhasp you should consider some lighting control solutions from Gerard Lighting depending on whether the alternatives to C-Bus® you seek are for the residential or commercial market and the degree of automation desired. When looking for alternatives […]
Controlling Energy Efficient Lighting Effectively
In the world of LED lighting that demonstrates black and white energy savings, controlling energy efficient lighting effectively is more important than ever to both ensure maximum energy savings and create environments that encourage maximum productivity. Often lighting control systems are implemented in such a way that they interfere with the tasks being done or […]
Update DALI Lighting Control Specification 2017
The world of lighting control is moving fast so it important for Engineering and Consulting firms to Update DALI lighting control specifications. The Internet of Things (IOT) is on everyone’s lips but is your DALI lighting control specification ready for the Security Risks IOT brings? Dont risk you client’s projects, your company’s reputation or your […]
Anzac Parade LED Upgrade
GLG’s solution involved 6 STLED modules with a custom reflector system. The dimpled reflector provides the appearance of a large luminous opening to reduce the glare impact of the LED modules. A large internal heatsink was designed to dissipate the 80W of power and dimmable driver was used, allowing power to be adjusted to suit the V2 to V4 category levels.
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC)
GLG alongside Downer Group was tasked with developing and delivering a range of suitable lighting products, as specified by the project’s engineers and architects. Required to match the architecture and aesthetics of the advanced hospital and research facility, as well as to meet the strict requirements of the building’s AS1680 Interior Lighting Standard.
How to Fix Your LED Downlights Flickering
Having problems with your LED Downlights Flickering? This is How to Fix Your LED Downlights Flickering: Take notice of when they are flickering. If it is always at the same time (at night after 10pm for example) this indicates a supply authority signal called ripple injection. You need to install a supply filter to fix […]
Diginet’s DALI Product Range is 100% DALI Compliant
Diginet – Your Experts for DALI Lighting Controls DALI IS THE INTERNATIONAL STANDARD FOR LIGHTING CONTROLS. All Diginet DALI products are 100% DALI Complaint to IEC62386 with compliance certification available on request. When you purchase a Diginet DALI Product you are assured of adherence to the DALI standard and the same performance on whichever DALI […]
2 Way Dimmers for LED Lights
2 way dimmers for LED lights is now a reality. Until now, 2 way dimmers for LED lights was not possible. Your electrician could provide an LED dimmer in 1 location, and only an on/off switch in the other location. As a home owner, you would have to choose the ‘best place’ for the LED […]
Secure Commercial Lighting Control Platform with IoT Connectivity
What is the RAPIX Suite? RAPIX is a Secure Commercial Lighting Control Platform offering IOT Connectivity. The system’s hardware and software is designed in Australia to Save Time, Save Energy and Save Money for commercial buildings applications. It is designed to solve the time and complexity issues often associated with implementing Lighting Control systems making […]
Step out of the Darkness with DALI Brightness Levels
Check out any DALI configuration software or documentation and chances are that the term ‘Direct Arc Power’ will be used at some point. For example, a DALI Short address (single Luminaire) or DALI Group Address (a number of luminaries) can be set to go to a particular light level by issuing a ‘Direct Arc Power […]
The Gabba Training Nets
In finding a solution for lighting up the GABBA practice nets, Norman Disney & Young (NDY) Engineering Consultants considered multiple options and arrangements and ultimately an LED light solution was chosen for its use of optical technology. The Sylvania BritelineTM LED Raptor floodlights were their definitive choice.
Lighting Up Western Sydney
The target of The Light Years Ahead Project was to replace approximately 15,000 Mercury Vapour street lights across 136 suburbs of Sydney with low emission LED lights.
City of Ryde – Smarter Lighting Achieving Energy Savings
GLG was tasked to create a contemporary lighting solution which incorporated a LED luminaire that had a 7-pin NEMA base and included radio frequency control node. GLG worked with Silver Spring Networks, a global leader in networking and IT solutions for critical infrastructure to provide the City of Ryde with a network that enables each luminaire to be controlled remotely, via a leading edge wireless access point (WAP).
Refitting a 70’s Gem with LED Technology
For 61 Mary St, Brisbane, GLG was asked to design a full LED solution for net lettable and core building areas, including office areas, meeting rooms, communications rooms, foyers, lunch breakout rooms, toilets and basement.
AS2293 Compliant DALI Monitored Emergency Just Got Even Better
AS2293 Compliant DALI Monitored Emergency systems provide a simple and cost-effective way to provide AS2293 Compliance by using the international standard for lighting control, DALI. By utilising DALI for Emergency Monitoring everybody saves time and money by using the same infrastructure that is already being installed for general lighting control. Less cable, less labour, less […]
Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre
Located in Melbourne’s north, the Metropolitan Fire Brigade’s $109m specialised emergency services learning and training college at Craigieburn is a world class training facility, with a fundamental focus on practical training, flexibility, innovation and technology.
Electrical Engineers Time to Update your DALI Lighting Control Specificiation
Picture this. You have spent the last few weeks or months drawing, designing and fine-tuning your DALI lighting control specification. You include it in your electrical tender documentation and let it to the market. The tender is let, construction begins and then the barrage of phone calls start. “The lighting control system you specified is […]
Want Secure Lighting Control? Need RAPIX Secure Hive Mind
The RAPIX Secure Hive Mind heralds a new era of collective intelligence for lighting control.
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge attracts millions of tourists every year to the famed Sydney Harbour, and the architectural and design detail contains significant heritage value. GLG Lighting has been instrumental in helping to sustain the heritage aspect of some of the more intricate lighting aspects of the bridge.
Australis & Nathan Buildings
The outcome was successful from both aesthetic and functional viewpoints. The energy consumption was at best practice levels for 2016. These centuries old buildings have not only been restored to their former glory, they also now boast better light levels and lower power consumption than most of their surrounding downtown counterparts.
GLG was appointed to provide a complete lighting scheme for The Quarter, including 46 apartments used to accommodate the service workers of Karratha, as well as commercial and retail spaces.As a State Government project, the brief was to deliver a comprehensive and contemporary lighting design within an assigned budget.
Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC)
Designed with Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESD) in mind, the centre incorporates sustainable initiatives such as: 2.1 million litres of below ground fresh water storage, grey water recycling for toilet flushing and irrigation, solar hot water and high grade building insulation^.
200 George Street
Home to Mirvac and Ernst & Young’s new Sydney headquarters, 200 George Street by Mirvac consists of 37 storeys with 33 office floors. Designed by architecture practice Francis-Jones Morehen Thorm (FJMT), embodying industry-leading design, technology and sustainability features, 200 George St embraces innovation and high technology.
The International Towers, Barangaroo
Barangaroo delivers Australia’s most sustainable high rise office building, with the latest technology. Currently unrivalled, ITSB defines Sydney as the leading 21st century world city in the Asia Pacific region. Having changed the landscape of Sydney, GLG contributed to a project that leaves a positive and lasting impact on this great city.
How To Design Lighting Control User Interfaces for a Typical User
Hieroglyphs by Andrea Creative Common Licence You have an important presentation today. The meeting room is setup. After a late night, your PowerPoint deck is complete and ready to go. Your audience are seated and settled. Now all you need to do is dim the lights a little so the focus is on you and […]
The 10 Second Lighting Control Rule
Whether manufacturing, specifying or commissioning lighting systems in commercial buildings, we should all be mindful of the ‘Ten second lighting control rule’. THE RULE: An employee on entering a normal meeting room which they have never used before, should, in around 10 seconds, be able to find a lighting control device, understand the user interface […]
Meeting Your Clients Future Technology and Lighting Control Needs, Simply
ou’re designing your lighting system for a new multi storey, multi tenancy commercial office building. You’re completing your design now and the project will be completed and built in about 36 months (3 years). Yes 2019! Your design brief from the client states that you need to provide BCA and NCC compliance, ensure your design […]
Return of the Rotary
The Return of the Rotary dial to lighting controls is a reinvention of a familiar lighting control interface which has all but disappeared in commercial lighting control applications. Now the Rotary dial is a digital encoder and its this digitisation which heralds a new world of opportunities beyond what could be achieved with the previous […]
Upgrade Your Wall Dimmers for Smooth, Simple LED Dimming
There are millions of wall dimmers installed in Australian homes today. The fact is that these wall dimmers were never made for dimming LED lights and the rapid changeover to LED lights in homes represents a significant issue for home owners and electricians alike. Wall dimmers are also known as: Rotary Dimmers Rotary Dimmer Switch […]
DALI is the Industry Standard for Lighting Control Systems
There is much discussion regarding what is the standard communication protocol for lighting control in commercial buildings. Ask any manufacturer of luminaires for commercial buildings what control technology is used at a luminaire level, and they will say DALI. The significant majority of all luminaires supplied to a commercial building are now being supplied with […]
10 Point DALI Check List – Do This First And Save Time
So you’ve run all the Mains and the DALI bus wiring to all the DALI fitting on a DALI Line what should your check list be before you start the commissioning process? Here is a 10 point DALI check list that will make every DALI installation faster and more reliable. Confirm that there are no […]
DALI Award 2014
The DALI Award is an internationally renowned competition. Since 2007, the awards are presented by DALI – a working party of ZVEI in recognition of outstanding lighting projects in which digital DALI components are used for enhanced lighting quality and convenience. Award-wining Products First prize was awarded to Diginet Control Systems Pty Ltd for their […]
What is DALI Type 8?
DALI Type 8, also known as DALI 209, is a DALI compatible device (device Type 8) which allows a user to change light colour , colour temperature and intensity to their preference, within the same fixture to achieve tunable white and RGB/W colour changing. DALI Type 8 uses a single DALI short address to control […]