Mayor Thomas Menino’s Program Highlights Boston-Based Businesses That Are Contributing to Making the City Greener and More Sustainable
Boston, MA – April 19, 2012 – Digital Lumens, developer of the market-leading Intelligent LED Lighting System, today announced that it has been named a 2012 Green Business by Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino.
The 6th Annual Mayor’s Green Awards celebrate the broad spectrum of Boston-based businesses that are making Boston a greener and more sustainable city. Digital Lumens was recognized for helping reduce industrial customers’ energy use in Boston.
“We are honored to receive this award, and offer our sincere thanks to Mayor Menino and Boston’s Environmental & Energy Services team for their efforts to support the growing clean technology community in Boston, while making the city more sustainable for its residents,” said Tom Pincince, President and CEO of Digital Lumens. “Sustainability initiatives across the City are numerous and varied, and the team does an excellent job of nurturing the diverse range of companies operating in Boston.”
Deployed in leading industrial facilities in Boston and worldwide, including the Wind Technology Testing Center in Charlestown, MA the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System integrates smart LED lighting fixtures that are wirelessly networked and centrally managed to deliver unprecedented efficiency. The system delivers light only when and where needed, using integrated occupancy and daylight harvesting sensors, and saves industrial customers up to 90% in their lighting energy use. Typical applications for the LED lighting systems are warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing, maintenance depots, hangars and other rugged industrial sites.
The company recently announced that the Intelligent Lighting System’s annual savings for all customers is:
- More than $10 million in industrial lighting costs per year
- Over 100 million kWh per year
- The equivalent of decreasing oil consumption by 60,000 barrels per year
About Digital Lumens
Digital Lumens develops Intelligent LED Lighting Systems that are proven to reduce industrial customers’ lighting-related electricity expenses by up to 90%. With this System — smart lights, wirelessly networked together and centrally controlled — the company is defining a new class of networked LED lighting that maximizes both delivered light and energy efficiency. Digital Lumens has been recognized as a 2011 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and a 2011 Global Cleantech 100 Company. For more information, please visit https://www.digitallumens.com.