Kenall Manufacturing joins California Lighting Technology Center affiliate program

Oct. 31, 2012
Date Announced: 31 Oct 2012 Gurnee, IL — Kenall Manufacturing today announced that it has become an affiliate of the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC). Kenall will be working with the center to develop energy-efficient lighting and daylighting technologies, enabling users in the commercial and institutional sectors to meet energy-efficiency goals, including state and federal mandates. "CLTC seeks innovative and forward-thinking partners that can help us reach ambitious energy goals," said CLTC Director and UC Davis professor Michael Siminovitch. "A respected lighting manufacturer, Kenall shares our vision of a lighting market that meets the highest standards for both quality and energy efficiency." “This affiliation supports the development of specification- and architectural-grade lighting solutions that employ cutting-edge technologies, while simultaneously promoting Kenall’s state-of-the-art proprietary designs,” said Jim Hawkins, president and CEO of Kenall Manufacturing. “By working with the CLTC, we will be able to incorporate more next-generation lighting and daylighting technologies into Kenall products, benefitting our customers in numerous ways.” These technologies will assist users in meeting energy efficiency goals similar to the University of California’s commitment for all ten UC campuses to return to 2000 emission levels by 2014.About The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC)As part of the University of California, Davis, the CLTC is a not-for-profit research, development and demonstration facility established through a joint effort between the California Energy Commission, the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. Through active partnerships with government, industry and academia, the CLTC spearheads projects that accelerate the deployment and commercialization of energy-efficient lighting and daylighting technologies. The center also works with legislative leaders and regulatory agencies on energy policy, lighting codes and building standards. For additional information on Kenall’s CLTC affiliation, visit, or call (847) 360-8200.About Kenall ManufacturingAs a recognized leader in the advancement of solid-state lighting technologies, Kenall Manufacturing, located in Gurnee, IL, produces and supports high quality and durable lighting solutions for the most demanding environments. Since its inception in 1963, Kenall has been known for superior quality, exceptional value, and durable solutions, and it is proud to provide sealed lighting for containment or clean spaces, security lighting for detention facilities, and specialized healthcare and transportation applications. Kenall products are manufactured in the USA and meet the guidelines established under the Buy American Act and the North American Free Trade Agreement. For additional information, visit

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