Sinclair Digital Launches AGILE-CORE™ Nano BITS™: Plug-and-Play Lighting Solution for Retail and Convenience Stores

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 15, 2024 — Sinclair Digital introduces AGILE-CORE™ Nano BITS™, a low cost, end-to-end, packaged, plug-and-play lighting solution for retail and convenience stores as part of its AGILE-CORE™ family of DC Microgrid and Digital Building products. Speed of deployment is one of the biggest challenges experienced during the process of store chain expansion or […]

Enhancing the Hotel Guest Experience with Super Smart Technology

Digital transformation is happening across every industry in every type of facility, allowing businesses to achieve operational efficiency, improve productivity, and enhance building occupant and customer experiences. Hospitality is one industry where transformation is no longer an option. Hotels increasingly rely on digital technologies to satisfy guests, reduce operational costs, and improve their carbon footprint […]

X-PoE: Enabling the Most Efficient andCost-Effective DC-Connected Lighting System

First introduced in 2003, power over Ethernet (PoE) technology has advanced over the past two decades, gaining ground as a cost-effective means to power IT devices such as VoIP phones, Wi-Fi access points, surveillance cameras, and digital displays. With the ability to deliver power and data to connected devices over a twisted-pair Ethernet cable (e.g., […]

DC Microgrids with DC Power Distribution Deliver Net-Zero Status with Benefits

The United Nations says emissions must reduce by 45% by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050 to hit the Paris Agreement target of limiting global temperature increases to below 1.5°C. According to the World Green Building Council, the built environment accounts for 40% of annual global emissions, making it a critical target for tackling […]

Battery Energy Storage Systems (ESS)—Now is the Time for this Clear Winner

Backup power is critical to maintaining business continuity and keeping critical systems operational, from data centers and edge telecom/mobile sites to corporate offices, hospitals, hotels, retail establishments, transportation hubs, and processing plants. Generators have long been the primary source of backup power in commercial facilities. Fueled by diesel or natural gas, or a combination thereof, […]

DC Lighting and Building Microgrid Adoption: Breaking Barriers, Delivering Success

Classroom Lighting

One of the most renowned and go-to sources is the report “DC Lighting and Building Microgrids: Opportunities and Recommendations,” published in September 2020 by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) with support from the DOE. The report was based on research conducted by PNNL to characterize the current state of DC lighting and building microgrid markets […]

Classroom Lighting Matters More Than You Think!

Classroom Lighting

By Debbie Karcher, K12 Education Technology Advisor and retired CIO for Miami-Dade Public Schools As educators, we might not pay much attention to the lights in our classrooms. We turn them on when we arrive, and we turn them off when we leave. Classroom lights are also likely the farthest thought from the minds of […]