MILTON KEYNES, England, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceravision, the leading company in energy efficient lighting technology, has won the prestigious Light Sources and Controls Award 2011 at the industry's premier awards event, the Lighting Design Awards.
The company beat hundreds of entries to come top of its category, becoming the first company which specializes in Plasma lighting to win. The Alvara 400 Plasma Lamp, is a revolutionary new light source that allows the user to reduce the number of fixtures and increase lighting control.
The judges were unanimous in their decision, saying: "Seven years of research and development has led to a revolutionary new lamp source, flexible, energy efficient and providing excellent photometric performance."
Ceravision CEO Tim Reynolds said: "We are delighted to have this endorsement from the industry. I would like to thank my team for their tireless dedication over many years, and the Lighting Design Awards for recognising our innovation and success in energy efficient lighting."
Ceravision developed and patented the world's first High Efficiency Plasma (HEP) technology. Delivering complete lighting solutions for products ranging from 100w to 5Kw, the technology significantly reduces carbon emissions.
The company beat Megaman, Lutron, Helvar and Select Innovations to win its category, one of 15 in the competition. Ben Cronin, Lighting Editor, said: "The Lighting Design Awards continue to showcase the best of the lighting industry. This year the judges found it more difficult than ever to separate some extremely strong entries. We have been overwhelmed by the number and quality of the projects and products submitted this year, which speaks volumes for the health of the lighting industry."
Background for editors:
Ceravision Limited is a private UK-based company leading the world through the development of High Efficiency Plasma (HEP) technology. This technology delivers significant energy savings, unrivalled reliability, increased intelligent lighting controls and superb colour quality.
Flexibility allows the Company to deliver a wide range of system solutions ranging from 100w - 5kw for applications such as industrial, commercial lighting, amenity/street lighting, studio lighting and fibre-optic applications.
SOURCE Ceravision Ltd