Photonstar LED Group's CEO James McKenzie is a finalist for 2013 Energy Institute Award

Sept. 6, 2013
Date Announced: 06 Sep 2013 Dr James McKenzie shortlisted in the Energy Institute AwardsPhotonStar’s chief executive officer Dr James McKenzie has been shortlisted for the Individual Achievement Award in the 2013 Energy Institute Awards.Run by the leading professional body for the energy industry, the EI Awards recognise individuals and organisations in the global energy industry for setting new standards of excellence and innovation in their daily activities.Dr McKenzie, co-founder of PhotonStar LED Group plc, has led the continued development of the company since its start-up in 2007. From overseeing the launch of its first product range in 2008, to the introduction of its flagship technology ChromaWhite in 2011, James has consistently gone beyond the call of duty to ensure success. PhotonStar now commands a global reputation for innovative, energy efficient and sustainable LED solutions.As one of the shortlisted individuals, James will be judged based on his level of commitment to the energy industry and the leadership, innovation and motivation that he demonstrates on a daily basis.The EI Awards will be held on 14 November 2013 at the Sheraton Park Lane, London.To read more about the awards visit LED Group PLC (“PhotonStar” or the “Group”) is a British designer and manufacturer of smart LED lighting solutions. The Group’s proprietary technology seamlessly integrates LEDs, sensors and controls to provide intelligent lighting for commercial and architectural applications which benefit from greater CO2 reduction, lower cost of ownership & improved functionality compared to other available light sources. Photonstar’s lighting products have won numerous awards for performance, innovation and reliability, and are unique in the industry for the use of recycled and recyclable materials, which means they have 90% less embodied CO2 than equivalent products providing the same levels of illumination.PhotonStar comprises two divisions: LED Lighting Fixtures which works with lighting designers, architects, house builders, facilities management companies and sustainability consultants to provide intelligent, high-end LED lighting solutions for the commercial and architectural market, and LED Light Engines which provides LED lighting solutions for specialist applications such as film & television production lighting, UV curing and medical applications. PhotonStar is based in Romsey, Hampshire with manufacturing in Wales.

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