Automate Exterior Lights, Reduce Energy Consumption

California’s Title 24 compliant, Eaton’s Astronomic Programmable Timer (AT18HM) reduces energy consumption by automating exterior lights. The timer features seven customizable settings that adjust to local sunrise/sunset times as well as daylight savings, and includes a built-in battery backup, protecting the users programming schedules during power outages. The timer works with incandescent, halogen and LED lighting.

The timer features seven customizable settings that adjust to local sunrise/sunset times as well as daylight savings, and includes a built-in battery backup, protecting the users programming schedules during power outages.

Additional features include:

  • A large and easy-to-read LCD screen display
  • Auto/manual mode whether the lighting load is ON or OFF
  • Four operating modes: manual, automatic, random, count down
  • Sleek design fits flush with standard wallplates
  • For use with lights and motors up to 1800 watts
  • Single pole or 3-way connections
  • Automatic daylight savings function – no need to reprogram
  • Great for use for porch and patio lights and outdoor living spaces

2019 California Title 24 Energy Code: Effective January 2020, California’s Title 24 energy code updates include an outdoor lighting control requirement. Section 150.0(k)(3A) states that lighting attached to residence must be high efficacy and controlled by a photocontrol with either motion sensor or automatic time switch or an astronomical time clock/switch.

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