Lighting Science teams with thermal management specialist Celsia

May 26, 2006
Celsia Technologies will provide thermal management solutions for Lighting Science's LED lighting products.
LED lighting manufacturer Lighting Science Group Corporation has signed a sales and development agreement with Celsia Technologies, a provider of thermal management technologies.

Celsia will create new thermal management solutions for Lighting Science's general illumination LED lighting products, including its breakthrough ODL® Low Bay facilities lighting fixtures and consumer-oriented LED R30 light bulbs.

Celsia will contribute its technology and knowledge of micro-fluids and two-phase heat transfer as well as the manufacturing process. Lighting Science will contribute its design and development expertise, sales & marketing resources and extensive knowledge of LED applications. Lighting Science will also be the exclusive distributor of these new thermal management solutions.

Hakan Wretsell, CEO of Celsia Technologies, said, "Lighting Science's selection of Celsia as the sole supplier of two-phase cooling solutions once again confirms the strength and competitiveness of our technology offering. We have already delivered 1,000 test units to Lighting Science, and are optimistic about the prospects of this relationship."

Ron Lusk, Chairman and CEO of Lighting Science Group Corporation, said, "Celsia's technology will expand our product offering, enabling us to design products with excellent performance for the general illumination market, including Par, MR and other standard-format replacement bulbs. We expect that by having a new, more powerful and flexible thermal management solution, we will be able to develop higher lumen, more efficient LED lighting solutions for our customers. This agreement opens new doors for us that will benefit our customers greatly and should expedite the market penetration of LED lighting."