Webinar: Lighting Controls and the Internet of Things – Designing for Today’s Budgets, Allowing for Tomorrow’s Technology

Lighting Controls and the Internet of Things
  • April 4, 2022
    11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

This event is presented by the IES Edmonton Section and will be a discussion held through Zoom regarding lighting controls and how they relate to the Internet-of-Things. This event will include a technical presentation by industry expert Dave Hiemstra, followed by an open discussion and questions for the presenter.

Come support your IES section virtually from the comfort of your own home or office!

Admission to this event is through your choice of donating $10, $15, or $20, or more. 100% of the proceeds will go towards the YEG4Ukraine refugee relief effort!

Anyone in the local electrical industry. Engineers, architects, designers, electrical wholesalers, electrical contractors, lighting agents, and anyone else interested in learning more about current & future lighting controls.

Date: Monday, April 4, 2022

11:45 AM – Zoom Link Open / Tech Check
12:00 PM – Technical presentation, followed by open discussion and questions
1:00 PM – Wrap up

We ask that you log into the provided Zoom link before 12:00 PM as the presentation will start right at noon.

It’s no secret that technology is advancing at an incredible rate, with Green Building and Smart buildings becoming more of a reality. In some ways, the pandemic slowed us down, but in other ways, it propelled us ahead affecting every aspect of our lives. We are now in a place where economic recovery will be slow and budgets will continue to remain low, but the demand for IoT technology will continue to increase – so how do we design for today’s budgetary restraints and still lay the groundwork to deploy future technology easily down the road.

In this presentation, we will look at what technology we might expect to see in the next 3-5 years and look at what we have in our tool belt now that will form the basis of that future tech. With a little planning, we can pave the way for seamless future expansion.

Presenter Biography:

Dave Hiemstra CLCP, CTR
Project Manager – Intelligent Integrated Systems

Dave Hiemstra has worked in the Lighting and Automation industry for nearly 10 years and has been involved in projects in just about every sector. Having worked on such a broad portfolio, including net-zero and carbon-neutral buildings, he has developed a comprehensive knowledge of the interactions that various building systems can have and the opportunities those integrations have for improving building operations and user experiences. Over the years he has become an educator and resource to the marketplace and has now recently joined the Intelligent Integrated Systems team at Smith and Andersen to further Systems design and integration within the Alberta market. He is always excited to discuss upcoming technology and innovations and share his passion for building infrastructure design.