Monthly Archives - June 2016

June 2016

Microwave Sensors versus Infrared Sensors

Microwave Sensors – The Latest Generation of Presence Control and Energy Saving Lighting Automatic lighting controls work by sensing when an area is occupied, the level of daylight or both. They then switch lighting on or off or dim the level. There are two main ways for sensors to detect when an area is occupied: Microwave sensors transmit an inaudible microwave and monitor reflections from walls or objects in the room irrespective of heat or light. Line of sight issues do not [...]