San Ramon / Hawthorne, CA – September 1, 2017 – Fulham Co. Inc, a global supplier of connected and intelligent lighting solutions, has joined the EnOcean Alliance. Fulham will integrate energy harvesting wireless controls into their LED lighting solutions, enabling simple commissioning, seamless integration with building automation systems and intelligently local control using the EnOcean radio standard. Combining energy harvesting technology with Fulham´s extensive expertise in LED lighting, helps to accelerate the adoption of maintenance-free, energy-efficient lighting systems for intelligent buildings.
“EnOcean technology is unique in the world of lighting controls,” said Russ Sharer, VP of Global Marketing of Fulham. “It greatly simplifies installation and increases flexibility in wired or wireless control systems. We are pleased to be working with them.”
Fulham is a global provider of intelligent drivers and light engines for today’s advanced LED light fixtures. It understands that wireless technologies have a significant part to play in today’s smart IoT building and lighting controls solutions. It is a pioneer in developing and releasing wireless connectivity solutions for global de-facto building management platforms based upon Tridium’s Niagara Framework® for energy harvesting EnOcean wireless device networks.
A complement to Fulham’s innovative, intelligent lighting components, EnOcean-enabled sensors and switches provide further wireless capabilities and add the benefit of being self-powered. Subsequently, there are no wires to run or batteries to replace, reducing installation time and the need for on-going maintenance. Energy harvesting wireless sensors and switches therefore perfectly fit in with the sustainable characteristics of energy-saving lighting and LED technology, meeting different lighting challenges and control requirements.
“We are proud and excited to welcome Fulham, one of the leading providers of intelligent lighting solutions, into the EnOcean Alliance,” said Graham Martin, CEO and Chairman of the EnOcean Alliance. “Our ecosystem will benefit greatly from the addition of Fulham, helping to develop energy-efficient lighting solutions and to create greater awareness of environmental issues and energy costs.”
Nearly 400 companies worldwide are members of the EnOcean Alliance. They offer over 1,500 interoperable products based on the EnOcean wireless standard for energy-efficient, resource-saving buildings. The companies develop and market quality-based automation and control systems integrating the EnOcean energy harvesting wireless standard. The technology enables control products with the highest flexibility, reliable performance and the unique advantage of a green technology that can eliminate hazardous battery waste.
About Fulham Lighting
Fulham Co., Inc. is a leading global provider of intelligent, socially-conscious sustainable commercial lighting components, electronics and controls for use in commercial general lighting, parking structure, signage, horticultural, UV and other applications. The company develops and manufactures a variety of award-winning LED and emergency products, as well as legacy products across multiple lighting platforms and smart lighting controls. Fulham sells its lighting solutions worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), certified resellers and electrical equipment distribution channels. Headquartered in Hawthorne, Calif., the company has sales and/or manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, China, India, the UK, and UAE. For more information, visit www.fulham.com.
About EnOcean Alliance
Leading companies worldwide from the building sector formed the EnOcean Alliance to establish innovative maintenance-free wireless solutions for the Internet of Things, which are used for automation solutions for sustainable building projects – making buildings more energy-efficient, more flexible and more cost effective. The core technology of the Alliance is energy harvesting wireless technology for flexibly positioned and service-free sensor solutions. The EnOcean Alliance aims to internationalize the energy harvesting wireless technology, and is dedicated to creating interoperability between the products of OEM partners. Basis for this is the international standard ISO/IEC 14543-3-1X, which is optimized for wireless solutions with ultra-low power consumption and energy harvesting. More than 400 companies currently belong to the EnOcean Alliance. The headquarters of the non-profit organization is located in San Ramon, California.
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