Associated Grocers of New England replaces fluorescent lighting with Digital Lumens LED-based intelligent lighting system

May 9, 2012
Date Announced: 09 May 2012-- Upgrade to Industrial LED Lighting System Saving 482,066 kWh AnnuallyBOSTON, MA -- Digital Lumens today announced that Associated Grocers of New England (AG New England) has upgraded the cold storage facility in its Pembroke, NH headquarters to the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System™, and is saving 482,066 kWh annually. Leading Edge Design Group (LEDG), a Digital Lumens Authorized Partner, is AG New England's energy efficiency partner on the project."Our freezer spaces have historically presented the greatest challenges for any lighting technology, forcing us to sacrifice light quality and performance due to the harsh environment," said Bruce Courtois, Facilities Manager, AG New England. "Working with the Leading Edge Design Group team, we tested the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System in our facility, and found that it improved our light quality, drove down our energy use -- and gave us new levels of operational control."Leading Edge Design Group provided a comprehensive lighting and energy assessment of the 24x7 cold storage facility, and worked with the AG New England team to understand their target light levels and other performance metrics. They then designed an industrial lighting solution built around the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System, which they deployed. They worked with Public Service of New Hampshire, which provided an energy efficiency incentive under the NHSaves@Work program. "We are delighted that AG New England has selected Digital Lumens to replace their fluorescent fixtures," said Michael Feinstein, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Digital Lumens. "The Leading Edge Design Group team has done an excellent job on this project, and we look forward to continued energy savings."About Digital LumensDigital Lumens develops Intelligent LED Lighting Systems that are proven to reduce industrial customers' lighting-related electricity expenses by up to 90%. With this System -- smart lights, wirelessly networked together and centrally controlled -- the company is defining a new class of networked LED lighting that maximizes both delivered light and energy efficiency. Digital Lumens has been recognized as a 2011 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and a 2011 Global Cleantech 100 Company. For more information, please visit

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