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celebrating lighting innovation

LightSavers Canada presented the first annual LightSavers Innovation Awards at the 2016 LightSavers Summit. These awards showcase and celebrate individuals, projects and organizations making a profound impact on the advancements of energy efficient exterior lighting systems across Canada. 

Gord McGuire accepting the award on behalf of the City of Hamilton with Peter Halsall of LightSavers and Angelo Miceli of Philips Lighting.

Gord McGuire accepting the award on behalf of the City of Hamilton with Peter Halsall of LightSavers and Angelo Miceli of Philips Lighting.

CANADIAN LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR

A technology that has advanced the opportunities for lighting to contribute to safer, more sustainable and more intelligent communities.

REcipient: Welland Downtown BIA & The CIty of Welland

Welland Main Street Bridge lighting design with dynamic, multichannel LED luminaires that are easily and remotely controlled with pre-programmed and real-time scene settings. The bridge is also interactive, answering questions about Welland when texted. The placemaking initiative increased local businesses by 10%. 

Jeffrey Barten accepting the award with Peter Halsall and Angelo Miceli.

Jeffrey Barten accepting the award with Peter Halsall and Angelo Miceli.

CANADIAN OUTDOOR LIGHTING PROJECT OF THE YEAR

A public and/or private outdoor lighting project that demonstrated exceptional environmental, economic and/or social benefits through creative design and implementation/procurement. 

REcipient: City of Hamilton

Mountain Brow Boulevard solar pathway lighting with a  wireless control system. One of the largest municipal off-grid lighting installations in Canada, it is also provides a custom lit environment based on occupancy use.

 

 

Dolorese Wright accepting the award on behalf of Welland Downtown BIA with Peter Halsall and Angelo Miceli.

Dolorese Wright accepting the award on behalf of Welland Downtown BIA with Peter Halsall and Angelo Miceli.

 CANADIAN LIGHTSAVER OF THE YEAR

An individual who demonstrated exceptional leadership to advance the implementation of innovative lighting solutions through project and/or policy impact. 

Recipient: Jeffrey BArten

Jeffrey Barten is the Energy and Asset Service Manager of Local Authority Services (LAS). Jeff was instrumental in developing the successful LAS LED streetlighting program that provides a turn-key solution for municipalities looking to make the switch. Since its launch in March 2013, this program has facilitated 150+ municipalities to convert and upgrade their streetlight networks