Focus on Luminaires (MAGAZINE)

April 26, 2010
The Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) judges anointed four luminaires as “Best in Class” and 43 other entries as “Recognized” winners.
++++ NOTE: This article shows the wrong photo for the USAI entry. The NGL competition entry was the adjustable model of BeveLED. The fixed downlight shown in the photo has different performance characteristics. ++++

At Strategies in Light in mid February, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the winners of the 2009 Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid State Lighting Competition. The competition is jointly sponsored by the DOE, the Illumination Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). In this the second year of the competition, 60 lighting companies submitted 126 luminaires for consideration in indoor- and outdoor-lighting categories. The judges anointed four submissions as “Best in Class” and 43 other submissions as “Recognized” winners.


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