Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Digitally Addressable Lighting Technology has Potential

DALI (Digitally Addressable Lighting Interface) is an emerging lighting control technology that may change the future of lighting in commercial buildings. Each lighting fixture can:
  1. Be "Addressed" and assigned to a lighting/operating zone.
  2. Allow dimming of light between 1% and 100%.
  3. Provide remote feedback on bulbs/ballasts that are burned out.

However - The economics are not yet there (See below table). I predict - It is only a matter of time until this becomes standard practice in commercial properties. (Read More)