ENCELIUM Wireless Area Lighting Controller Wins Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award 2016
Latest in Growing List of Industry Accolades Further Solidifies OSRAM’s Innovation and Technology Leadership in Smart Lighting Control Solutions.
07.26.2016Wilmington, MA – The ENCELIUM® Wireless Area Lighting Controller (WALC) by OSRAM has been honored with an Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award (PIA) 2016 in the “Controls and Drivers” category. The ENCELIUM WALC allows a group of lighting devices to communicate via a wireless mesh network based on ZigBee® standards and connects to the ENCELIUM Energy Management System for a scalable, wireless or wired lighting control system that enables facility managers to elevate the cost effectiveness and occupant experience of their lighting spaces with just a click of the mouse. It is one of the only lighting control systems that can gather data from a range of lighting component suppliers to tailor lighting usage with the frequently changing requirements of the facility – helping to make buildings fit for the future.
In addition to the Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award, ENCELIUM has been recognized with a number of other industry awards this fiscal year including:
- LIGHTFAIR International 2016 Best in Category Innovation Award
- Design Journal “Best of 2015” and ADEX Platinum, Gold and Silver Awards
- Consulting-Specifying Engineer Silver Award in Lighting Controls
- American Institute of Architects conference and IESNA Progress Report
“We have received a historic level of awards and accolades from the industry this year as a result of our commitment to deliver solutions that enable more flexibility, scalability and energy savings for today’s smart buildings,” said Tom Shottes, head of Digital Systems, OSRAM Americas. “Specifiers, architects and facility managers have turned to ENCELIUM for more than 15 years. We continue to break new ground in energy management and occupant comfort, and innovate as we expand OSRAM’s ENCELIUM technology into the future.”
ABOUT ARCHITECTURAL SSL PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARDS (PIAs)
Architectural SSL PIAs honor the most innovative LED/solid-state luminaires and fixtures on the market, while also recognizing the companies behind the components that make up these light sources. Evaluation of products and systems are judged in a number of areas including composite sections varying from an initial grade, to scores for technical merits, to scores for specific attributes such as replacement policies. The SSL PIA program awards manufacturers based on attributes, qualities, functionality and/or performance beyond industry standards.
OSRAM, based in Munich, is a globally leading lighting manufacturer with a history dating back more than 100 years. The portfolio ranges from high-tech applications based on semiconductor technology, such as infrared or laser lighting, to smart and connected lighting solutions in buildings and cities. OSRAM had around 33,000 employees worldwide at the end of fiscal 2015 (September 30) and generated revenue of almost €5.6 billion in that fiscal year. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich (ISIN: DE000LED4000; WKN: LED 400; trading symbol: OSR). Additional information can be found at www.osram.com.
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