US Lighting Control Systems Market in Transition PhaseAzoSensors, November 16, 2013
The total United States lighting controls market is estimated to be well over $1 billion by the end of 2013. This figure includes lighting controls, devices, systems and gears. The market is expected to show a considerable growth through the forecast period. The systems market is expected to grow at a much faster rate.
Title 24 in California is at the forefront of establishing a national standard. By January 2014, this change in code will require automatic daylight harvesting controls be added to many commercial buildings. Additionally, occupancy sensing functionality will also be mandated for many applications. This change in code is the most significant driver in the market, as end-users tend not to adopt control technology improvement unless mandated.