Information contained on this page is provided by NewsUSA, an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith.(NewsUSA) - A lighting switch is just a switch, right? As it turns out, not really. Technology is changing the smallest details in your home -- switches, controls and dimmers -- to make daily life more beautiful and more functional. The American Lighting Association (ALA) details advances in lighting switches.