LIGHTFAIR® International celebrated the industry’s most innovative product designs and lighting projects at the 20th annual LFI Innovation Awards (LIA) ceremony.
The Awards presentation honored industry innovations in an overview of the latest lighting-related products and designs introduced in the past 12 months. This year, LFI received 218 submissions, and each individual product was judged by an
independent panel of renowned lighting professionals.
The 2009 LIA winners are:
Calculite Solid-State Downlights by Lightolier/Philips: Most Innovative Product of the Year—the program’s highest award, recognizing the best, most innovative new product;
kiteTM by PEERLESS® from Acuity Brands Lighting: Design Excellence Award—recognizing outstanding achievement in design and application
LUXEON Rebel ES from Philips Lumileds Lighting Company: Technical Innovation Award—recognizing the most forward-thinking advancement in lighting technology
SST-90-W by Luminus Devices: Technical Innovation Award—recognizing the most forward-thinking advancement in lighting technology;
LM-80-08 Approved Method for Measuring Lumen Maintenance of LED Light Sources from the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES): Judges’ Citation Award—special recognition of an innovative product at the judges’ discretion.
As a special addition for its 20th Anniversary, LFI also recognized the 12 exhibitors that have been with LIGHTFAIR since its inception two decades ago during the ceremony.
The 20-year exhibitors honored are:
Alanod GMBH & Co., KG.
A.L.P. Lighting Components, Inc.
Philips Lighting Company
Aluminum Coil Anodizing Corp.
(aka Conservation Technology)
GE Consumer & Industrial
Ushio America, Inc.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc
Immediately following the LIA presentation, the 20-year exhibitors,
representatives from IES and IALD and LFI’s show management, AMC, Inc., participated in a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The ceremony recognized the evolution of 20 years of lighting and the growth of the LFI trade show and conference to date. This
took place at the entrance of the trade show hall floor, where thousands of attendees stood, awaiting the 2009 opening of the show.
Images of the 2009 winners are showcased in the LFI Innovation Awards Lounge on the LIGHTFAIR trade show floor, which opened at 10 a.m., after the 20th Anniversary ribbon cutting.
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