Osram Sylvania, Cree, Cooper Lighting's Halo, and Acuity Brands' Lithonia Lighting were among the manufacturers celebrating wins in the American Lighting Association's “Lighting for Tomorrow” awards announced at the annual ALA Conference. The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) and Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) join the ALA in sponsoring and organizing the Lighting for Tomorrow competition annually. The competition challenges manufacturers to continuously improve their LED luminaire designs and recognizes the best-designed, most energy-efficient LED luminaires for residential applications. Award criteria include color appearance and rendering, illuminance, efficiency, aesthetics and style. The judges picked six luminaires as winners and two as honorable mentions from among 52 luminaires from 22 manufacturers.
Designers Fountain — Aero 4-head fixed track
Holtkötter International — Berne chair-side reading lamp
Cooper Lighting — Halo 4-inch adjustable round and square downlight
Osram Sylvania — ULTRA RT4 LED recessed downlight kit
Cree LED Lighting — CR4 downlight
Lithonia Lighting — OLAW23 LED area/wall light