Journée Lighting Debuts PENTAS Luminaire at LightFair International 2008

Date Announced: 22 Apr 2008

Westlake Village, California (April 22, 2008) – Journée Lighting, Inc., designer and manufacturer of the award-winning, LED-based LOTUS luminaire, today announced that it will premiere the all-new PENTAS luminaire at LightFair International 2008. The debut of the PENTAS marks an industry breakthrough as it is the first fixture on the market to feature a removable, consumer-grade LED light engine.

The PENTAS track lighting fixture reflects Journée’s ongoing commitment to bringing bold and stylish LED-based fixtures to the forefront of the lighting industry’s multi-billion dollar general illumination sector. It also offers a new solution for keeping pace with the ever-changing nature of LED technology, which increases in light output and efficacy on an annual basis.

“At Journée Lighting, we are constantly working on ways to blend inspiring product design with advanced technology while meeting our customers’ needs for sustainable lighting in this energy-conscious era,” says Clay Alexander, founder and CEO of Journée Lighting.

Previously, many LED-based luminaire manufacturers have forced end users to replace the entire fixture when the time comes to upgrade to the next generation in LED technology. Journée’s new patent pending OEM LAMP MODULE, also debuting at Lightfair International 2008 and featured in the PENTAS luminaire, is the next generation of the Lamp + Socket form factor and will give end users the ability to upgrade or replace the LED engine as LED technology advances. Additionally, as the LED reaches the end of its usable life, it can be replaced in a lower-cost manner than replacing the entire light fixture.

With a simple clockwise twist, Journée’s new OEM LAMP MODULE connects to the light fixture housing electrically and thermally. Once installed, the OEM LAMP MODULE effectively transfers heat from the LED directly into the light fixture housing via Journée’s Thermal Conduction Technology™.

Drawing only 16 watts and producing a beam of light equivalent to 40 watts of an incandescent bulb, the Journée PENTAS makes energy-efficient track lighting a reality. The PENTAS also joins Journée’s LOTUS as the only LED-based luminaires on the market equipped with on-board WattageAdjust®, which offer users a choice of settings from a high-power, pure white LED source. This unique feature provides users with the flexibility to toggle between three adjustable (6W, 11W and 16W) brightness settings.

In addition, the PENTAS is designed to comply with California’s Title 24, federal EnergyStar® standards and U.S. Green Building Council LEED standards being adopted across the country.

Offered in an anodized aluminum finish with seven color options, Journée’s PENTAS has been developed to address the museum, retail, hospitality and residential marketplace lighting needs. It will be available in the fourth quarter of 2008.

About Journée Lighting, Inc.
Headquartered in Westlake Village, California, Journée Lighting, Inc. designs and manufactures award-winning, pure white-light, LED-based light fixtures, including the LOTUS and PENTAS luminaires. Journée also designs and manufactures specification-grade Monorail and Monopoint systems for use with its PENTAS and LOTUS LED Luminaires. Winner of DDI Magazine Editors’ Choice Award of Top 20 Best New Products for the retail industry, Journée Lighting was selected as the primary track lighting system provider for the prestigious Greenbuild 2007 Legacy Project at the Chicago Center for Green Technology. For more information, please visit www.journeelighting.com or call 1.800.866.1880.

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Hilary Chalmers hilary@journeelighting.com T: 917.797.3325

E-mail:hilary@journeelighting.com

Web Site:www.journeelighting.com

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