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Civilight, MaxLite Recognized by Lighting for Tomorrow

CARY, N.C. and WEST CALDWELL, N.J. —­ Civilight North America and MaxLite were both recognized by Lighting for Tomorrow’s 2015 design competition. Civilight was recognized with a special engineering award for its ENERGY STAR®-qualified Professional 3-watt Crystal Candelabra lamp, and MaxLite was recognized with an Honorable Mention for its LED Adjustable Downlight Retrofit with sunset-like dimming technology.

Since its inception in 2002, Lighting for Tomorrow has continued to challenge lighting manufacturers to develop residential lighting products that both incorporate advances in energy efficiency with sleekness and beauty of design. The 2015 judging panel evaluated more than 120 lighting products, including indoor and outdoor fixtures, replacement lamps and control devices, in the categories of decorative lighting, retrofit kits, LED replacement lamps and lighting controls.

“We are honored to be awarded with this special engineering recognition from Lighting for Tomorrow for our crystal candelabra,” said Jeffrey E. Lagaly, CEO of Civilight North America. “Receiving this award is another testament to Civilight North America’s commitment to providing superior LED replacement lamps that offer industry advancements in terms of both design and energy efficiency. We continue to listen to our customers and are thrilled that the judges’ comments reflected what our design team had worked so hard on with the lamp’s unique sparkling aesthetic.”

“We are honored to be recognized in this prestigious awards competition for the unique dimming qualities and directional capabilities of our latest LED downlight retrofit design,” said MaxLite Vice President of Product Management and Engineering, Greg Galluccio. “MaxLite continues to focus on developing innovative products that bring our customers a more personalized lighting experience, as well as significant energy cost savings.”

Winners of the awards were announced in a ceremony held during the American Lighting Association (ALA) Annual Conference on October 3, 2015 in Huntington Beach, CA. The Lighting for Tomorrow awards are organized by the ALA, the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL).


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