MONTREAL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/16/12 -- Lumenpulse Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of high performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, today announced that it won an unprecedented six Product Innovation Awards (PIA) from Architectural SSL magazine.
The company won awards in the Specialty Lighting category for Lumentalk, a breakthrough new technology enabling digital lighting control over electrical power lines, and Lumensub, a submersible luminaire for underwater use. Lumenfacade Horizontal and Lumenbeam LBX Pendant were recognized in the Cove/Linear and High Bay Lighting categories, while the award for Most Creative Use of Color went to Vancouver's BC Place Stadium, a Lumenpulse installation designed by C.M. Kling & Associates. A Market Leadership award was given for Best Catalog.
The Architectural SSL PIA awards program was established to recognize innovative developments in the LED lighting market. A panel comprising 24 distinguished designers and lighting specialists reviewed submissions based on industry-leading performance and functionality. Last year, Lumenpulse received two PIA awards for its Lumencove and Lumenbeam products.
'By winning six PIA 2012 awards, Lumenpulse has cemented its reputation for innovation,' said François-Xavier Souvay, Founder, President and CEO of Lumenpulse. 'We founded Lumenpulse with a mission to completely transform the world of architectural lighting -- using fixtures that combine our proprietary LED technology with great industrial design to bring tangible benefits to the specification community.'
The announcement comes just two days after another Lumenpulse product, the Lumenbeam LBX, won a Red Dot Design Award, the coveted international prize for industrial design.
Lumenpulse LED luminaires are designed to promote sustainability by enabling simple maintenance and component replacement without having to replace the luminaire. Lumenpulse's standard 5-year warranty covers the product's complete assembly.
The six PIA awards were won for:
- Lumentalk, a breakthrough new technology enabling digital lighting control over electrical power lines
- Lumensub, a submersible luminaire for underwater use
- Lumenfacade Horizontal, a linear, LED projector with a slim, 2-inch profile
- Lumenbeam LBX Pendant, a low-maintenance LED pendant for atriums and public spaces
- Vancouver's BC Place Stadium, designed by C.M. Kling & Associates, which earned the award for Most Creative Use of Color
- The Lumenpulse catalog for Market Leadership (Best Catalog)
About Lumenpulse Inc.
Founded in 2006, Lumenpulse develops and manufactures high performance, sustainable architectural LED-based fixtures and solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments. Attention to detail in mechanical, optical and fixture design has positioned Lumenpulse as a leader in the global LED lighting marketplace for indoor and outdoor uses. Lumenpulse has a global presence through its Corporate Headquarters in Montreal, Canada, US Headquarters and Global Technology Development Center in Boston, Massachusetts and EMEA Headquarters in London, UK.
For more information, please visit: www.lumenpulse.com.
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