SBT Alliance produced this comprehensive Blog, Podcast, and vLog series to bring you the industry’s most informative content that’s agnostic, as non-biased as possible, and delivers value to you and your business. Relying on the vast experience of SBT team members and guest writers, Beyond The Watt sheds light on some of the more challenging aspects of our industry today. Covering topics from LED lighting, Advanced Networked Controls, the Internet of Things, Smart Buildings and Smart Cities, our goal is to go beyond energy efficiency to uncover where this exciting, technological path is going to lead us. We hope you enjoy this resource.


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Product Manager Opportunity, Join Our Team!

Product Manager Opportunity, Join Our Team!

We are looking for our first Product Manager to join the team based out of Rocklin/Roseville, CA. This role involves working in a highly collaborative ever-changing startup environment to help build unique clou...

Signify Partner Update

Signify Partner Update

Taking some time this week to share a few partner updates from our IoT-Controls Ecosystem partner, Signify. Coming out of this year’s LIGHTFAIR® show Signify had a slew of product updates – from their full-fled...

Avi-On Labs Product Announcements

Avi-On Labs Product Announcements

Hi all, Kevin here... In this week’s post, I wanted to take a bit of a deeper dive into some of the announcements that our IoT-Controls Ecosystem Partner Avi-On shared at this year’s show. Taking things one st...

SBT Alliance & Silvair Partner Update

SBT Alliance & Silvair Partner Update

Hi all. In this Post-LFI update, I wanted to take a deeper look at the announcements that our IoT-Controls Ecosystem partner, Silvair, made at this year’s LIGHTFAIR® conference. In case you aren’t aware of w...


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Join Benjamin, Kevin, Tony & Felicia as they discuss lighting industry trends, what's new in lighting & IoT, upcoming events & maybe a helpful business tip or two you can work into your own lighting business.


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In addition to our regular blog, we wanted to put together a video blog so you can get to know the people behind the SBT Alliance, put faces to the names, & for our instructional posts... we've found an "over the shoulder" approach is easier to follow when working under the hood.

Resources / Media

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In the coming weeks & months, we'll be adding a series of white papers & spec documents that we think might help you navigate the complexities of selecting the right LED fixtures & controls for your projects.

Case Studies Thumb

Over the next few months, we'll be adding a series of case studies to this section to highlight some of the solutions we've executed for clients in a variety of different industries.

Training Thumb

Since the advent of IoT, things have really kicked into high gear... we'll be filling our training section with everything from written works to videos with goal of helping you stay "in the know".

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We'll be using this space to highlight & recognize news & events, innovations or breakthroughs around the lighting industry.