Dimming Every Light Cheaply
This paper discusses the successful development and testing of the first ballast/IBECS network interface that will allow commercially-available controllable ballasts to be operated from the Internet via IBECS (Integrated Building Environmental Communications System). The interface, which is expected to cost original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) only about $1-2/unit, has been hardened so that it is impervious to electronic noise generated by most 0-10 VDC controllable ballasts.
2002 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Year of Publication
Building Technologies Department, Building Technology and Urban Systems Division, Electronics, Lighting and Networks