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By James Winebrake

This booklet considers the technical and non-technical dimensions of destiny strength applied sciences. particularly, the booklet makes a speciality of exchange (I.e., non-conventional) power applied sciences, their capability affects, and the technical, fiscal and coverage concerns that would have an effect on their winning interation into worldwide strength markets. in lots of respects the e-book presents a radical know-how evaluate of destiny power applied sciences. Key attributes of the publication contain technical and non-technical orientation; futures orientation; platforms standpoint, carefully positive point of view, grounded in research and adventure, and may be foreign in scope. the 1st a part of the publication offers an outline of the issues linked to traditional power intake. half II contains the categorical expertise exams for selected exchange strength applied sciences and half III considers universal problems with expertise implementation.

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S ———————————————————————————————— Develop control systems that monitor status of settings. S ———————————————————————————————— Table 2-7. Lighting Strategy #7. ———————————————————————————————— Strategy #7: Develop luminaries and systems that enhance the quality and flexibility of light delivery. ———————————————————————————————— Activity Timeframe ———————————————————————————————— Develop and utilize compatibility protocol to support “plug and play” (software and hardware). M ———————————————————————————————— (Continued) 30 Alternate Energy Table 2-7 (Cont’d) ———————————————————————————————— Utilize positioning and control to allow more effective task lighting.

Self-configuring and friendly to nonexperts). S ———————————————————————————————— Develop controls that are self-teaching, intuitive, easy to use. S ———————————————————————————————— Develop universal control and communication protocols for component interconnection. M ———————————————————————————————— Create a dialogue with energy management companies and lighting control industry in an effort to develop simple, easy-to-use controls. S, M ———————————————————————————————— (Continued) Lighting Technology Roadmap 29 Table 2-6 (Cont’d) ———————————————————————————————— Incorporate anticipatory logic so systems learn and adapt to user preference.

5 percent. One result of these long product cycles can be seen in the catalogs of today’s lamp manufacturers. A typical manufacturer’s catalog may carry 3,000 products, many of which have been available for decades. Today there is negligible demand for innovation in commercial lighting, a situation that is worsened by the unusually complex distribution channel serving the construction industry. A general or electrical contractor on behalf of the building owner or manager often purchases lighting systems.

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