NEWS: Legrand to acquire Universal Electric Corporation
Global leader in the development of flexible, customizable power distribution systems and manufacturer of STARLINE and U-S Safety Trolley suites of products.
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Wattstopper® FDP-300 Series DALI Digital Sensors Now Available

Enabling connected outdoor lighting systems for smarter, more energy efficient, and data-driven applications
San Jose, Calif., March 14, 2019– Legrand, North & Central America and its Eliot program introduced new capabilities for OEMs with the availability of the Wattstopper FDP-301SR sensor. The sensor features a streamlined design for fixture integration and enables bi-directional communication between the sensor and connected driver or wireless node. This is the first sensor from Legrand to bring occupancy detection to a connected outdoor fixture.

Legrand, North and Central America Announces Plans to Expand Data Power and Control Capabilities with the Acquisition of Universal Electric Corporation

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., February 19, 2019 – Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA), an innovation leader in power, light and data technologies for homes, workplaces, and data centers, and a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures  announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Universal Electric Corporation (UEC), a global leader in the development of flexible, customizable power distribution systems, and manufacturer of the STARLINE and U-S Safety Trolley suites of products.

North Carolina Energy Conservation Code Goes into Effect

SAN JOSE, Calif., January 28, 2019 – North Carolina’s 2018 State Building Code went into effect January 1, 2019 complete with an updated Energy Conservation Code for Commercial Buildings. The new code includes the 2015 IECC© along with North Carolina specific amendments that need to be applied to any building submitted for permitting.

Security, Simplicity, and Occupant Comfort Will Define the Building Control Systems Industry in 2019

Legrand experts look at the biggest trends to come for commercial shading and lighting controls
SAN JOSE, Calif., January 22, 2019 – Experts in building control technologies from Legrand, North and Central America® continuously look ahead to the trends and innovations that are shaping the Building Control Systems (BCS) market. For 2019 Legrand expects security, simplicity, occupant productivity and well-being to be major trends. These are themes that have long been included in the discussion when designing building control systems. These and upcoming building energy code updates will likely have a heavy impact on the products and solutions released in the coming year.