Hubbell Building Automation Puts Wireless Lighting Control on the EnOcean Standard

Hubbell Building Automation Puts Wireless Lighting Control on the EnOcean 
As a New Member of the EnOcean Alliance, the Industry Leader Presents
Its Self-Powered wiSTAR Line at This Year's LIGHTFAIR 
SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/13 --  Hubbell Building
Automation, an industry leader in the development of cutting edge
energy-saving lighting control products and solutions, announced its
membership in the EnOcean Alliance. By becoming a participant member
in one of the fastest growing technical alliances, the company has
released its wiSTAR Wireless Lighting Controls, based on energy
harvesting wireless technology from EnOcean. Visitors of LIGHTFAIR
2013 (April 23-25, Philadelphia) can experience the innovative,
self-powered product suite at Hubbell's booth #1745.  
"Wireless technology represents the future of energy efficient
lighting control systems for building automation. Within the wireless
market, energy harvesting technology offers unique benefits such as
the elimination of maintenance and lower overall lifetime cost. In
addition, EnOcean technology is the only standard that enables
environmentally friendly, sustainable products combining energy
efficiency plus comfort and convenience in a building. For Hubbell,
as a market leader in lighting control for building automation, it
was the next logical step to embrace the innovative EnOcean
technology and join the strong eco-system of the EnOcean Alliance,"
says Tom Braz, Vice President and General Manager, Hubbell Building
Automation, Inc.  
"We sincerely appreciate Hubbell embracing EnOcean technology and
joining the alliance," says Jim O'Callaghan, President of EnOcean
Inc. "This commitment affirms the adoption of energy harvesting
wireless technology in the building automation market." 
The wiSTAR product line includes batteryless occupancy sensors, light
switches, photocells, a key card switch and load control modules
incorporating EnOcean's energy harvesting wireless technology. The
switch and sensor products work completely without batteries, powered
only by energy converters, which make them maintenance-free.  
All wiSTAR products use the new 902 MHz frequency, which EnOcean has
recently introduced to the North American market for its self-powered
wireless techno
logy. It offers greater range and robust performance
enabling lighting control with reliable, long-range wireless and
batteryless communication.  
Detailed information on wiSTAR can be found at 
About Hubbell Building Automation
 Hubbell Building Automation, Inc.,
headquartered in Austin, TX, is a subsidiary of Hubbell Incorporated
(A Delaware Corporation). Hubbell Building Automation draws on over
30 years of lighting control experience. As the leading developer of
ground breaking technologies in wireless lighting controls, lighting
control panels, HID and Fluorescent controls as well as occupancy
sensor controls, Hubbell Building Automation manufactures a complete
suite of innovative, integrated and simple lighting control
solutions. For further information about Hubbell Building Automation,
please visit our web site at  
About EnOcean
 EnOcean is the originator of patented energy
harvesting wireless technology. Headquartered in Oberhaching, near
Munich, the company manufactures and markets energy harvesting
wireless modules for use in building and industrial applications as
well as in further application fields such as smart home, smart
metering, logistics or transport. EnOcean technology combines
miniaturized energy converters with ultra-low-power electronics and
robust RF communication. For 10 years, leading product manufacturers
have chosen wireless modules from EnOcean to enable their system
ideas. EnOcean is a promoter of the EnOcean Alliance, a consortium of
companies from the world's building sector that has set itself the
aim of creating innovative solutions for sustainable buildings.
Self-powered wireless technology from EnOcean has been successfully
deployed in more than 250,000 buildings worldwide. The EnOcean
wireless protocol is standardized internationally as ISO/IEC
14543-3-10, which is optimized for wireless solutions with ultra-low
power consumption and energy harvesting.
 For more information visit  
Press Contacts 
Steve Ellsworth
Marketing Communications Manager
Hubbell Building Automation, Inc.
Valerie Harding 
Ripple Effect Communications 
 T: 617-536-8887  
Angelika Dester
T: +49.89.6734689-57 
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