Lutron’s PowPak dimming module with EcoSystem receives 2011 Lightfair Innovation Award

June 6, 2011
Date Announced: 06 Jun 2011 Coopersburg, Pa — Lutron’s PowPak dimming module with EcoSystem is the winner of the 2011 LIGHTFAIR International Innovation Award for the category of Controls, Daylight Integration and Systems.Light control manufacturer Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., proudly introduced the new PowPak load controllers at the 2011 LIGHTFAIR International Trade Show. These innovative devices mount to a junction box or lighting fixture and receive wireless communications from Radio Powr Savr® (RPS) sensors and Pico® wireless controls via Lutron reliable Clear Connect™ Radio Frequency (RF) technology. They are part of the new Energi TriPak® family of products that sense, control and adjust loads to save energy in a space.The PowPak dimming module with EcoSystem is a wireless control that operates up to 32 EcoSystem, EcoSystem H-Series, or Hi-lume® 3D ballasts or Hi-lume A-Series LED drivers. It provides the ability to easily configure lighting zones making it ideal for applications that require space flexibility. This module is ideal for retrofit applications in classrooms, private offices, conference rooms and other single area spaces that are looking for a cost-effective solution to lighting control. In addition, the module provides the opportunity to meet or contribute to applicable codes and standards.About the Innovation AwardsLFI's Innovation Awards is judged by a panel of lighting industry professionals. To be eligible for the Innovation Awards, products must have been brought to market during the 12 months prior to LIGHTFAIR - or are being introduced on-site at this year's event. Each Award has its own criteria: • Most Innovative Product of the Year Award—Recognizing the best of the best; the event's highest honor. • Technical Innovation Award—Recognizing the best leap forward in lighting technology. • Design Excellence Award—Recognizing outstanding achievement in design and application. • The Judges' Citation Award—Recognizing product excellence that merits special attention (at judges' discretion).• Individual Category Award—Includes lamps, luminaires, components, systems and controls. About Lutron Electronics Lutron Electronics, headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, designs and manufactures energy-saving lighting controls, automated window treatments and appliance modules for both residential and commercial applications. Its innovative, intuitive products can be used to control everything from a single light, to every light, shade and even stand-by power in a home or commercial building. Lutron products make any space more versatile, while enhancing ambiance, comfort and productivity. They also save energy and make light bulbs last longer, making them an eco-friendly addition to the home and workplace. Founded in 1961, Lutron estimates that the installed base of its products saves the nation nearly 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion in utility costs per year. Lutron manufactures more than 16,000 energy-saving products, sold in more than 100 countries around the world.

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