Lighting for Tomorrow 2011 Winners
Lighting for Tomorrow congratulates the winners of the 2011 competition! The winners of the Solid State Lighting Competition were selected by a panel of expert judges based on color appearance, color rendering, amount and distribution of light, overall aesthetic appearance, and application efficiency. The winners of the Lighting Controls Competition were selected on the basis of functionality, value, ease of installation, ease of use, innovation, ability to interface with other systems, and adaptability to existing luminaires.
Solid State Lighting Competition
Of the twenty-two companies that submitted SSL fixtures, eight received some type of recognition. A total of six winners and two honorable mentions were selected. Past winner, Designers Fountain, won with its simple and modern Aero 4-Head Fixed Track. Minnesota-based Holtkötter International, Inc. received an award for its sleek and innovative Berne Chairside Reading Lamp. The next three winners all received awards for their high performing recessed downlight entries. Cooper Lighting received an award for its Halo 4-inch Adjustable Round and Square Downlight, OSRAM SYLVANIA for its ULTRA RT4 LED Recessed Downlight Kit, and Cree LED Lighting for its CR4 Downlight. Lithonia Lighting® was the final winner in the SSL fixture category with its robust Outdoor LED Versatile Area/Wall Light. The remaining manufacturers received honorable mentions for their entries. Past winners, MaxLite was recognized for its LED FlatMax Flat Panel and Edge Lighting for its innovative Premium Soft Strip LED and Mounting.
Lighting Controls Competition
Both the entries in the lighting controls competition received awards. Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. won with its Diva® CLTM Dimmer and also received an honorable mention for the RadioRA® 2 Phase-Adaptive Dimmer.
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