Eaton’s LED Products Honored With Two Lightfair Innovation Awards

July 8, 2014

Eaton’s LED Products Honored With Two Lightfair Innovation Awards

Eaton announced that the McGraw-Edison TopTier™ light-emitting diode (LED) parking garage/canopy luminaire and the Metalux SkyBar™ high bay luminaire from its Cooper Lighting Division have been named winners in the 2014 LFI Innovation Awards®  at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI® ). Presented at the LFI conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 3, the competition features the industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced during the last 12 months.

The TopTier™ Parking Garage and Canopy Luminaire is an innovative solution that delivers an unparalleled combination of performance and visual comfort.

“This recognition strengthens what we already know – that our team members are constantly striving to develop and deliver the most innovative and energy-efficient products available,” said Mark Eubanks, president, Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division. “These WaveStream™ LED products are a true testament to our number one priority in offering solutions that make a difference to our customers.”

As the winner in the Parking, Roadway and Area Luminaires category, the McGraw-Edison TopTier parking garage/canopy luminaire’s industry-leading WaveStream LED optical performance, low power consumption, low life cycle cost, versatile configurations and architectural aesthetics make it an ideal solution for both retrofit and new construction opportunities.

The SkyBar WaveStream™ High Bay Series reimagines high bay and low bay lighting with distinctive aesthetics, uplight and exceptional optical performance.

The Metalux SkyBar high bay luminaire was the category winner in the Industrial, Vandal, Emergency and Exit category. It is the first high bay luminaire to offer uplight and adjustable optical blades, and also incorporates patented WaveStream LED optical technology to efficiently improve light quality and distribution for indoor high bay commercial, retail and industrial applications.

The LFI Innovation Awards received 261 entries spanning 14 categories and were judged by an independent panel of lighting professionals. LFI is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference and is sponsored by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).

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