Universal Lighting Technologies has been named a Platinum Supplier by IMARK Group, a member-owned association of more than 1,100 independently owned electrical distributors throughout the United States. In order to earn Platinum status, a manufacturing company must meet 11 out of 11 of IMARK’s annual goals for sales growth, member participation in exclusive marketing and promotion strategies, and an overall commitment to maximizing the success of its distribution partners. This is the second year in a row that IMARK has bestowed the distinction of Platinum Supplier on Universal Lighting Technologies.
Universal Lighting Technologies is now a part of the TVA’s Preferred Partners Network (PPN), an exclusive group of companies dedicated to helping their customers reduce energy use and monthly power bills. As a PPN member, Universal Lighting Technologies has been evaluated by the TVA and proven to provide effective solutions for improving energy efficiency. Universal Lighting Technologies is proud to support the TVA’s EnergyRight® Solutions for Business program, which provides information and financial assistance to help commercial and industrial companies achieve their energy efficiency goals. The PPN was established to connect businesses in the EnergyRight Solutions program with approved manufacturers and service providers who can develop and implement the appropriate energy-saving strategies for each customer’s specific needs.
Tom Hopper has joined Encelium Technologies as director of sales. In this new role, Hopper will spearhead and manage the company’s sales and marketing initiatives throughout the Northeast U.S. region.
Skipping Stone, Schneider Electric and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently announced the formation of a committee tasked with enhancing the current Demand Response LEED Pilot Credit. The team, led by Skipping Stone and composed of Schneider Electric and the Demand Response Research Center (DRRC) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will collaborate on enhancing the credit to enable commercial building owners and LEED green building projects to earn credits in LEED for enrolling in utility or wholesale market demand response programs.
Universal Lighting Technologies is launching a new online eHID course at its award-winning e-Learning Center. Subjects covered include a history of eHID technology, an analysis of its performance and benefits, and a review of its most common applications, including a detailed replacement matrix for retrofitting magnetic HID systems.
Leviton recently announced the acquisition of Quantran Systems Limited. Quantran’s products, capabilities and presence in strategic international markets further expand Leviton’s global strength in commercial lighting control systems.
Dion Hyland has joined Encelium Technologies of Teaneck, N.J., as director of sales for Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. A resident of the Sacramento area, Hyland is a 24-year electrical industry veteran who possesses extensive professional sales experience working with specifiers, wholesale distributors, manufacturers, electrical contractors and end-users.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. makes it easy to design light control systems with the debut of the new Lutron Designer.
Kandice Castellino of Center Valley, PA has been named director of energy service company and utility sales at Encelium Technologies based in Teaneck, NJ. In her new role, she will work with a wide range of energy-related businesses throughout North America to accelerate the adoption of Encelium’s Energy Control System™ (ECS) and related total light management solutions.
Leviton recently announced the launch of the company’s Facebook page, YouTube channel and Knowledgebase online community, providing customers with easier access to information about Leviton’s products and educational resources.