Street Lighting Control System monitors power usage.

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With onboard metering chipset, Owlet(TM) Intelligent Street and Area Lighting Control System monitors and reports power usage with ±2% accuracy. Telemanagement system controls, meters, and manages outdoor lighting for major roadways, city streets, and other large public lighting applications. Each light point can be switched on or off, or dimmed at any time. Operating status, energy consumption, and possible failures are reported and stored in database with time stamp and geographical location.



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Schréder Launches Owlet(TM) Intelligent Street and Area Lighting Control System



Elk Grove Village--- Dimming street lights in off-peak times can save up to 30 percent in energy costs, but utilities need a reliable method of metering an area's street lights to be able to credit the city for their energy savings. Street and area lighting will never be the same as Schréder Lighting US General Manager John Camp has announced the launch of the Owlet(TM) Intelligent Street and Area Lighting Control System, across the US and Canada. OWLET's onboard Metering Chipset monitors and reports power usage with a plus-2 or minus-2 percent accuracy, which is acceptable to most utilities.

Schréder OWLET is a telemanagement system for monitoring, controlling, metering and managing outdoor lighting for major roadways, city streets, college and corporate campuses, and other larger public lighting applications. Based on open technologies, OWLET saves energy, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, improves outdoor lighting reliability and security, and lowers the maintenance costs with a short payback period.

OWLET controls work with all lighting manufacturer's luminaires and Schréder partners with these manufacturers on projects.

Each individual light point can be switched on or off, or dimmed at any time. Operating status, energy consumption and possible failures are reported and stored in a database with exact time stamp and geographical location.

Rod Stummer, Director of Business Development, for Schréder Lighting US, is responsible for working with municipalities, DOTs, facility managers, college and corporate lighting managers, specifers, distributors and other professionals.

About Schréder Lighting US

From refined, artistic architectural lighting to durable luminaires that withstand the harshest elements of tunnel, DOT, and transit environments, Schréder Lighting is the epitome of quality and distinction.

Located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Schréder Lighting US is a respected member of the Schreder Group G.I.E. and operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Addison, Illinois.

Schréder Group G.I.E. was founded in Belgium in 1907, and has become an international organization with over 2,600 employees, in more than 40 facilities, in 30 countries and on 5 continents. Schréder Group G.I.E specializes in upscale, architectural and high performing outdoor lighting that is at the forefront of technological and aesthetic innovation. The members and affiliated companies of the Schréder Group share facilities and powerful, state-of-the-art tools for R&D, manufacturing, high-level photometric studies, and laboratory testing. Findings are shared within the group for the purpose of providing best options for the "the right light" worldwide.
The "Right Lighting" mantra pertains to the enabling of design performance criteria that best incorporates economical, ecological, and energy efficient fundamentals.

For more information, contact: Schréder Lighting LLC, 985 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 (outside Chicago) Tel: 847.621.5100 Fax: 847.621.5121 Website: www.Schreder.US

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