Founded in 1961, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., is headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. From dimmers for the home to lighting management systems for entire buildings, the company offers more than 15,000 energy-saving products, sold in more than 100 countries. In the U.S. alone, Lutron products save an estimated 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion in utility costs per year. The company’s early inventions— including the first solid-state electronic dimmer invented by Lutron’s founder, Joel Spira—are at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.
Lutron introduces the Athena wireless processor to its Athena lighting control system. The new processor is right sized for smaller spaces and yet easily scalable for use in larger projects. With the innovative Athena wireless processor, Athena systems do not require panels, and work with a wide range of both wireless and wired devices, saving coveted electrical closet space and giving designers, architects, and engineers greater flexibility. Design professionals have come to expect increased versatility from the building systems they use.
Athena Wireless Node
Lutron is announcing a new upgraded, cloud-connected Athena system allowing engineers to do more with a single system and expanding data-analytic capabilities. System enhancements support the need for connected solutions that deliver building management insights, simplify ongoing system adjustments, and continue to add value over time. It has two powerful new features: Athena wireless node is an ultra-small, individual, wireless fixture control packed with technology to ensure you can easily and quickly adjust light settings by fixture, zone, or a combination of both.