Enlighted announces Lumina Project for holistic lighting system development as part of International Year of Light

Enlighted launches Customer First program to advance IoT and lighting controls for commercial buildings
Enlighted launches Customer First program to advance IoT and lighting controls for commercial buildings
Insights from lighting and built environment industry “Luminaries” are documented in a paper that will guide the future of holistic lighting systems

NEW YORK – Enlighted Inc., the leading provider of advanced digital sensors and analytics platforms for smarter buildings, announces the launch of the Lumina Project, a collaboration of more than 60 lighting and built environment industry “Luminaries” dedicated to promoting high-purpose lighting design and technology within the lighting industry and the broader built environment.

As a contribution to UNESCO’s 2015 International Year of Light, the Lumina Project aims to facilitate discussion, debate and insights that will help advance the lighting industry’s role in transforming buildings and cities into intelligent, high-performing, and healthy ecosystems. Over the course of 2015, the Lumina Project is convening innovative architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, operators, and developers to share a range of perspectives on the future of lighting and acting as a catalyst for change in the industry.

“We are honored to collaborate with the industry’s most forward-thinking leaders as part of the Lumina Project,” said Zach Gentry, VP of business development at Enlighted. “The forums have elevated a need to create a future where all buildings are designed as vibrant ecosystems with an emphasis on the human experience. There is much work ahead to realize that vision and we’re excited to roll up our sleeves to make it a reality through collaboration and partnership.”

At LightFair International 2015 (LFI), Enlighted unveiled the project’s first perspective paper – Beyond the Switch – focused on the following core objectives that emerged from the insight forums:

1: Excite People About the Opportunity to Improve Quality of Life with the Quality of Light
2: Transform Integrated Design from Niche Practice to Industry Standard
3: Promote Healthy Lighting Benefits to Accelerate the Future of Lighting
4: Future-Proof Lighting While Building the Future Today
5: Activate Cross-Industries Collaboration on Research, Training and the Future of Lighting

The launch was celebrated in Enlighted’s LFI booth (#3121) featuring a keynote address by UNESCO’s Ambassador for the International Year of Light Rogier van der Heide, and Joe Costello, Enlighted CEO.

About Enlighted
Designed to change everything, Enlighted provides the world’s most advanced digital sensor and analytics platform for smarter buildings to Fortune 500 companies around the globe. Enlighted was founded in 2009 and has received venture funding from Draper Nexus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, RockPort Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Intel Capital. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.


Jessica Appelgren - Enlighted
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