I.D.E.A.S. 
(Innovation, Design, Education, and Support)

June 2017 - LightFair Edition

LightFair, our industry's largest annual tradeshow and conference was held 3 weeks ago in Philadelphia, PA. Our manufacturers fared well with LFI Innovation award wins all over the board.  See our complete list here

This edition of I.D.E.A.S. highlights our 3 manufacturers that took home TOP category wins. We're also sharing a big announcement from Acuity Brands that was revealed at the show.
ACUITY BRANDS REVEALS "ATRIUS" AT LIGHTFAIR 2017

What better place to announce Acuity's newest brand, Atrius, than at LightFair 2017! Atrius takes IoT (Internet of Things) a step further by identifying it as much more than just connecting 'things'. It's also about connecting people... enter Atrius - Internet of Us. This new platform combines all of Acuity's IoT products and services into one place. More info here.

HESS ARINI - LFI TOP CATEGORY WINNER

Arini won the LFI award in the Parking, Roadway, and Area category. This multi-functional lighting system from Hess America has a lot of versatility. The poles are artistically styled and can accommodate up to 5 flood lights. They even have a teardrop color accent as the tail on the floods. Non-lighting features are also available such as speakers and video surveillance.

SORAA SKY - LFI TOP CATEGORY WINNER

Soraa Sky, formerly called Helia, won the LFI award in the Conventional, Retrofit, and Replacement LED Lamps category. Sky is full spectrum, natural light that adjusts its color throughout the day to support our bodies' circadian rhythm. Like the sun, it provides crisp white light in the morning, warmer white light during the day, and warm blue-free light in the evening. It's programmed according to local sunrise / sunset and sleep / wake preferences.

BODINE AC / EMERGENCY DRIVER - LFI TOP CATEGORY WINNER

Bodine's BAC40EM10 driver won the LFI award in the Ballasts, Transformers, LED Drivers, Systems & Kits category. It's their ultimate driver combining AC and Emergency in one small, low profile case. If AC power fails, the driver switches to emergency mode with reduced lumen output for a minimum of 90 minutes. When power is restored, the driver automatically returns to charging mode. This product is suitable for indoor or damp locations.

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