PoE Lighting: Benefits and Design Considerations

LED lighting powered by PoE will be one of the most meaningful developments in our indoor environments over the coming years. Bnefits include increased energy savings and lower deployment costs, along with simplified installation, flexibility, and improved reliability for powered devices. These enhancements greatly contribute to overall effectiveness and efficiency that directly impact the performance of next-generation digital buildings.

A company must make a multitude of deployment decisions once it chooses PoE lighting. This technology brief helps to identify some of these decisions. It also provides some assistance to making informed choices by providing advantages and disadvantages of each choice. In summary, this white paper clearly shows the opportunity to improve efficiency offered by converging building automation and PoE lighting networks.

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