DOE issues call for nominations for NGL indoor competition
The 2012 Next Generation Luminaires design competition has been broken into outdoor and indoor luminaire competitions with different dates. The first deadline for indoor luminaires is Dec 16.
|The Koncept Technologies LED Equo desk lamp|
The intent-to-submit deadline for indoor NGLs is December 16, while the final online submissions are due by January 13, 2012. Physical product samples are due by January 18.Winners will be announced at the Lightfair show in May.
The DOE will send out its call for entries for the outdoor NGL competition in March 2012, with awards presumably being presented in August 2012.
|The Lighting Quotient Fraqtir cove light|
In 2010 among 138 entries the panel awarded four Best-in-Class winners, with 33 Recognized winners and five Notable luminaires. The Best-in-Class winners included the LED Equo desk lamp from Koncept Technologies (shown) and the Fraqtir cove light from Lighting Quotient (shown). The 2010 awards were presented at the Strategies in Light show in February 2011.
Only distinguished products receive the NGL SSL award, and the results, including manufacturers' identities, product descriptions, testing details, and judging comments, are published by NGL via print and web and publicized at industry events.