Legrand Announces Technology Partnership and Integration with Lumenetix araya5® Platform and New Wattstopper DLM Color Control

SAN JOSE, Calif. and NEW YORK, March 29, 2016 /CNW/ -- LEDucation — Legrand, North America today introduced the Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) Color Control, the industry's first code-compliant circadian rhythm lighting system. As a controls partner for Lumenetix, the DLM Color Control will be interoperable with Lumenetix's cutting edge araya5® LED light engine.

DLM Color Control marks a significant expansion in Wattstopper DLM capabilities. With increased market adoption of LED lighting and growing interest in functionalities like color control and circadian lighting, this system helps accelerate advanced lighting by solving the challenges around cost and complexities of the control system involved.

The system comprises of an in-fixture control module integrated into the DLM platform with wall box mounted astronomical clock and timer. DLM Color Control is ideal in all areas where high quality LED lighting and features are needed. The module uses standard DMX protocol to communicate with LED drivers and controllers, and enables control of dimmable LED drivers and controllers for CCT and color control applications.

"As a controls market leader, we see DLM Color Control as a catalyst in accelerating mass market adoption of LED lighting features – and that's why we're so excited to partner with Lumenetix, a company driving advanced lighting innovation," said Jim Young, VP of Marketing for the Building Control Systems Division at Legrand.

Echoing this sentiment, Jeffrey Saake, Executive Vice President of Lumenetix noted, "Integration with the DLM Color Control system is a natural fit for our araya5 platform. By collaborating with companies like Legrand, it opens doors to new possibilities in LED lighting capabilities and applications."

About Wattstopper

Wattstopper, a product line of Legrand, offers the most comprehensive line of simple, scalable and flexible energy efficient lighting controls and solutions for commercial and residential applications. The Wattstopper range of products, programs, and services have been helping customers save energy, meet green initiatives and comply with energy codes for more than 30 years. www.legrand.us/wattstopper.

About Legrand

Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide.  Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including in particular connectable products enhancing value in use. Legrand reported sales of $5.3 billion in 2015.  Legrand has a strong presence in North America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold.  Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.com.

Media Contact:
Mary Placido, Wattstopper PR
(415) 218-3627 pr@wattstopper.com

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