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.
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.
LIGHTFAIR 2011 moves to Philadelphia this year on May 17-19. Be sure to check out the new products being offered by members of the Lighting Controls Association! Click to see a list of LCA members exhibiting at the show and their booth assignments.
Universal Lighting Technologies’ Demand Control Lighting is a controllable lighting solution designed to save time and money on installation, significantly lower energy consumption, and reduce payback periods.
Universal Lighting Technologies is promoting Bruce Spencer to Vice President, Distribution Sales, from his current position as Senior Director, Distribution Sales U.S. In his new role, Spencer will oversee the sale of all Universal and Vossloh-Schwabe products within the distribution channel throughout the United States. The change is in line with Universal’s strategic commitment to grow the current distribution channel.
As a manufacturers rep agency covering Tennessee, Arkansas, and Northern Mississippi, John Moore & Associates (JMA) had been singing the praises of DEMANDflex™ ballasts and DCL® control systems since they were first introduced to the market in 2008. And yet, the company was still using 400-watt metal halide ballasts at its 100,000 sq. ft. warehouse just outside of Nashville. Finally, in August 2010, they decided it was time to stop wasting money and start practicing what they were preaching.
Universal Lighting Technologies is establishing new lines of communication with its customers, staff, media, and the general public by launching a social media campaign on a variety of popular websites including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Universal Lighting Technologies has earned a certificate of recognition from the State of Tamaulipas Environmental Agency (AADST) in Mexico. The award recognizes the company’s successful completion of AADST’s Voluntary Compliance Environmental Audit at the Universal manufacturing facility in Matamoros.
Control wiring provides a path for command and status communication between control devices in a lighting and control system and, in many cases, power to the devices as well. Wiring is interrelated with overall lighting control system considerations—such as selection of control system and components, layout and installation practices—and is therefore an important consideration when choosing a lighting control solution.