Lighting Design & Specification

DLC Networked Lighting Controls

June 14, 2017

New technical requirements for Interior and Exterior Networked Lighting Control (NLC) systems associated with commercial and industrial buildings, roadways, and exterior environments are here. NLC systems are defined for the purposes of these requirements as the combination of sensors, network interfaces, and controllers that effect lighting changes to luminaires, but does not include the luminaires themselves. Any luminaire-specific control requirements are addressed separately by the DLC’s Solid-State Lighting Technical Requirements and Qualified Products List.

 Please note that NLCs intended for DC (Direct Current) and PoE (Power over Ethernet) luminaires are excluded from the requirements while a corresponding Policy to qualify DC and PoE luminaires for DLC’s SSL QPL is developed.  A future revision of this Technical Requirements document will be modified to accept DC and PoE NLCs in conjunction with the SSL Luminaire DC and PoE Policy.

Table 1 – Interior Lighting Systems

Table 1 provides a Summary of “Required” and “Reported” System Capabilities for Interior Lighting Systems.

 

'Required' Interior System Capabilities

'Reported' Interior System Capabilities

  • Networking of Luminaires and Devices
  • Occupancy Sensing
  • Daylight Harvesting / Photocell Control
  • High-End Trim
  • Zoning
  • Luminaire and Device Addressability
  • Continuous Dimming
  • Control Persistence
  • Scheduling
  • Energy Monitoring
  • Device Monitoring / Remote Diagnostics
  • Type of User Interface
  • Luminaire Level Lighting Control (LLLC, integrated)
  • Personal Control
  • Load Shedding (DR)
  • Plug Load Control
  • External Systems Integration (e.g. BMS, EMS, HVAC, Lighting, API)
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Security
  • Color Changing / Tuning
  • Start-Up and Configuration Party

 

Table 2 – Exterior Lighting Systems

Table 2 provides a Summary of “Required” and “Reported” System Capabilities for Exterior Lighting Systems.
 

'Required' Exterior System Capabilities

'Reported' Exterior System Capabilities

  • Networking of Luminaires and Devices
  • Occupancy Sensing AND/OR Traffic Sensing
  • Daylight Harvesting / Photocell Control
  • High-End Trim
  • Zoning
  • Luminaire and Device Addressability
  • Continuous Dimming
  • Scheduling
  • Control Persistence
  • Energy Monitoring
  • Device Monitoring / Remote Diagnostics
  • Type of User Interface
    Load Shedding (DR)
  • External Systems Integration (EMS/BMS/HVAC/Lighting/API)
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Security
  • Color Changing / Tuning
  • Start-Up and Configuration Party


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