Relume outdoor LED lighting products earn International Dark Sky Association approval

Date Announced: 17 Aug 2011

Fourteen outdoor LED lighting products from Relume Technologies have been awarded the "Fixture Seal of Approval" from the International Dark Sky Association (IDA).

The products include outdoor parking, roadway and service station and canopy fixtures. Approval was awarded after evaluation of Relume luminaires' photometric data to ensure that they minimize glare, reduce light trespass, and don’t pollute the night sky.

Relume, a manufacturer of LED products and smart grid control systems for outdoor lighting applications, also recently earned its ISO 9001:2008 certification for the third year in a row.

For a complete list of approved products, please see press release below.

+++Press Release+++

Oxford, Mich. – Relume Technologies, a leading manufacturer of light-emitting diode (LED) products and smart grid control systems for outdoor lighting applications, announced today that 14 of its outdoor parking, roadway, and service station & canopy fixtures have been approved by the International Dark Sky Association (IDA) and now have the “Fixture Seal of Approval.”

“Relume is pleased to have more of its products recognized not only for their high efficiency and unparalleled long-life in solid state lighting but also for their sensitivity to the environment,” said Relume CEO Crawford Lipsey. “IDA approval is just one of many accolades Relume and its products have earned recently, further demonstrating why our patented family of outdoor LED products are the industry standard in North America.”

Recently, Relume was found to be compliant with zero non-conformances in its annual ISO 9001:2008 surveillance audit, and eight of its outdoor pole/arm mounted area and roadway luminaires have been added to the Qualified Products List for the Design Lights Consortium, a bi-national list of qualified LED fixture qualifies.

The IDA, a not-for-profit organization that promotes environmentally responsible outdoor lighting and the preservation of the night sky, awarded Relume the “Fixture Seal of Approval” after evaluating the photometric data of Relume’s luminaires to ensure that they minimize glare, reduce light trespass, and don’t pollute the night sky.
Recently approved products include:

“Parking”, “Roadway”, and “Service Station and Canopy” - ParkVue Series (Clear Lens)
• PS1
• PS1(T3)
• PS2
• PS2(T3)
• PS3
• PS1HO
• PS2HO
• PS3HO

“Roadway” - Vue Series
• VUE 100HE
• VUE 150
• VUE 150HE
• VUE 250
• VUE 320HE
• VUE 400

The Approved Fixtures List can be accessed through the IDA website at www.darksky.org.

About Relume Technologies
Relume Technologies is a Michigan-based manufacturer of highly efficient, environmentally friendly, and cost effective LED lighting products and control systems with sales outlets in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East. Relume products are used in municipal lighting, commercial signage, outdoor advertising, transportation, and US military applications. Relume Technologies is a founding member of the Michigan Solid State Lighting Association, and supports the organization’s mission of ensuring that Michigan is a global leader in solid-state lighting, research & development, and manufacturing. It was recently recognized as one of Michigan’s 50 Companies to Watch by the Edward Lowe Foundation. Relume’s LED outdoor lights use 40 percent less electricity than conventional streetlights and last up to six times longer. The substantial savings in reduced energy and maintenance costs results in an average payback on investment of less than four years.

Contact
Emily Gest p 866.922.1801 c 917.690.7823 f 866.822.5544

E-mail:emily@mlecommunications.com

Web Site:www.relume.com/

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