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The Ellen DeGeneres Show - 4/22/2014
Lutron products were featured on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Earth Day!
The Las Vegas Morning Blend - 4/2/2014
Lutron scored a 5-minute segment on this popular morning TV show in Las Vegas. Company spokesperson and PR Director, Melissa Andresko spoke about dimming, sensors, shades and home security.
Ecobuidingpulse.com - 3/31/2014
The new Lutron Energi Advisor App was selected by EcoBuilding Pulse (Hanley Wood publication) as one of "six inventive products" to help outfit a space.
The Star Ledger - 3/27/2014
In this article, the reporter explained to consumers what the vast options are for lightbulbs, and Lutron’s Pekka Hakkarainen contributed to the article on how they can best be dimmed.
The Intelligencer - 3/17/2014
A local Bucks County, Pa newspaper, The Intelligencer, came to Lutron to find out more on the 60- 40- light bulb phase out, the challenges consumers are facing, and how Lutron is working to educate them about the options they have as well as how to dim them.
CNN Money - 3/3/2014
This CNN Money story includes a quote from Lutron Vice President, Ed Blair regarding Lutron’s involvement with Project Frog – a San Francisco-based company that gives architects and builders a fast and cost-effective way to create beautiful, energy-efficient structures by providing component buildings that assemble easily onsite.
Government Products News - 3/1/2014
Lutron’s new Nova T 0-10V Dimmer was one of four new LED control products introduced in early 2014, and it was featured in a product spotlight section in the March issue.
Corporate TechDecisions - 3/1/2014
AWeber is an email marketing company with a unique, undeniably creative and cool atmosphere. The company has a laser focus on ensuring employees are happy, and Lutron lighting controls contribute to their overall experience there.
Popular Mechanics - 2/28/2014
Lutron was in this article posted in February and in the March issue of the magazine. It includes Lutron’s research statistics on the incandescent bulb phase-out and awareness of new energy efficient sources such as LEDs. The article also addressed dimming LEDs, and recommended the C.L dimmer collection as one of the two dimmers on the market designed for use with LEDs.
Techlicious.com and Time.com - 2/6/2014
The Lutron Maestro Occupancy Sensor C•L Dimmer was selected as one of six products featured on Techliciuos.com that help you save energy (and money). The article was also picked up by Time magazine’s website, Time.com.
Buildings.com - 2/5/2014
Lutron’s Brent Protzman reveals information you will need to know about how to effectively use daylight while maintaining a comfortable, productive environment.
Electroindustry - 2/1/2014
Lutron was prominently featured throughout the February lighting issue with two feature articles from Lutron executives. Lutron President, Mike Pessina wrote an article on smart technology (page 5), and Pekka Hakkarainen wrote an article on daylighting (page 20). Also included in this issue was the Lutron Panduit case study (p 10), and a product spotlight on the LED Recessed Xicato Lighting Fixture (p 40).
InteriorDesign.net - 1/30/2014
This publication wrote an article about the phase-out to educate readers and included results from a Lutron survey on the topic.
Architectural Lighting - 1/15/2014
The new Lutron Finire® LED recessed light fixture with Xicato LED modules was featured as a product spotlight on this magazine’s website.
LD+A - 1/1/2014
In the January issue of LD+A, Lutron’s Brent Protzman wrote a feature article highlighting how automated shades are used to achieve daylight autonomy.
FoxNews.com - 1/1/2014
Fox News tech reporter, Adam Housley interviewed Melissa Andresko of Lutron on the incandescent bulb phase-out. The online interview lasted over six minutes as Melissa discussed with Adam what consumers need to be prepared for with the phase-out of incandescent bulbs.
Lighting Controls Association - 12/30/2013
After installing Lutron’s Energi TriPak retrofit solution, The Gurdon Institute at the University of Cambridge saved 60% lighting energy usage, and decided to install the product in several other areas as a result.
FoxNews.com - 12/19/2013
As of January 1, 2014, the 40 and 60 watt incandescent light bulbs will no longer be manufactured or shipped into the U.S. Lutron's Melissa Andresko discusses with Fox Reporter Adam Housley what consumers need to prepare for.
CE Pro - 12/18/2013
David Weinstein of Lutron was selected as one of the "Industry's Unsung Heroes." David is one of 24 long-time CE industry leaders who CE Pro named "deserving of recognition."
Today’s Lighting Distributor - 12/12/2013
An international case study - the Marriott Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany - was not only featured in the December issue (p 14), but was the cover story. Using Lutron Energi TriPak controls, each guest room was transformed in under 30 minutes, and the hotel was able to continue renovations without disturbing guests.
The Morning Call - 11/18/2013
Mr. Spira, founder, chairman and director of research at Lutron, authored an op-ed about the life of John McKiernan, which focused on his contributions to the company, the community, and the industry.
Architectural Lighting - 11/12/2013
Lutron's Eric Lind was interviewed for the article, "In Control," which focused on how interfaces need to be more user friendly. Eric commented that "product designers must consider three factors when developing the physical interface: aesthetics, ergonomics, and intuition."
Illumination in Focus - 11/1/2013
This publication covered the Lutron lighting control retrofit in the AWeber Communications Headquarters. AWeber is a progressive company located in Chalfont, PA that wants its working environment to be comfortable, fun, green, and productive.
Electroindustry (NEMA publication) - 11/1/2013
What is daylight autonomy? "The concept of Daylight Autonomy is designing a space such that it maximizes the amount of useful daylight, thereby minimizing the need for electric light," said Lutron's Brent Protzman. In the article, Brent explains the "power of the sun" to readers.
tED: The Electrical Distributor - 11/1/2013
This article explain how Andy Wakefield of Lutron spoke at the Defense Energy Summit in Austin, Texas in November. Andy joined leaders from Eaton and GE Energy Storage on the panel to discuss how military preparedness can be bolstered through the adoption of existing concepts such as high performing buildings, microgrids and energy storage.
Military & Aerospace Engineer - 10/9/2013
Brendon VanCampen of Lutron was interviewed by this publication on energy and cost-saving solutions for the military.
Fox & Friends, The Fox News Channel - 9/30/2013
The Lutron Serena shade is featured in this "better sleep" segment. Tech expert Cassie Slane shows host Elisabeth Hasselbeck how to improve her sleep with products including Serena shades, a KingsDown bed, headphones, and pillows.
The Wall Street Journal - 8/18/2013
One of Lutron's DIY lighting control products, Maestro Wireless is rated "most reliable," in this feature article on home automation.
Professional Remodeler - 8/1/2013
The Lutron Coulisse Collection - a unique pairing of high-fashion fabric with innovative shading technology - is named one of the "101 Best New Products" by this publication.
tED: The Electrical Distributor - 8/1/2013
Lutron has won two tED magazine “Best of the Best” Awards' this year - one for social media presence, and one for the 2012 Lutron and Empire State Building press event.
TWICE - 7/17/2013
This website featured an article based on a study Lutron distributed in July on home lighting usage, including leaving lights on, who's blamed for it, and where lights are left on most frequently.
Dwell - 7/1/2013
Bryan Cranston, the star of the TV show Breaking Bad, is "going green" in his new beach home in Southern California using Lutron shades and HomeWorks QS.
American City + County - 6/19/2013
Lutron's Andy Wakefield explains in this article how government facilities are looking to create the most energy-efficient spaces possible.
TODAY show - 4/23/2013
One of Lutron's newest energy-saving products, the Maestro occupancy sensing switch, was featured on the TODAY Show as part of a green products segment.
The Federal Times - 3/19/2013
Lutron Director of Government Solutions, Andy Wakefield was interviewed for this article on how to reduce lighting bills in the office space, on military bases, in federal buildings and more.
The Military Engineer - 3/13/2013
Lutron Director of Government Solutions, Andy Wakefield is the author of this article on how facility managers can reduce their energy usage by harnessing "big data," a term used for the next generation of technical analysis and interpretation for energy. He recommended strategies for savings, including lighting control solutions like the one used at the Glumac Engineering firm in Portland, Oregon.
The Washington Post - 3/6/2013
How is technology helping people—particularly seniors and those with disabilities? This article explains how innovation in technology is making it easier and more comfortable for people to live and to stay in their home longer when they may not have had that option years ago. Lutron's Maestro wireless controls were featured as one of the innovations helping people.
New York Spaces - 3/1/2013
Lutron design expert, Staci Quirk is this month's "guest blogger" for New York Spaces magazine (online). In her blog post, Staci talks about how automated shades can "make life easier, protect interiors and help save energy" —without sacrificing style.
Architectural Products - 3/1/2013
Photos from the Empire State Building retrofit project is featured this month in a section on design keys and retrofits.
Copyright Whitney Cox, Courtesy of Lutron Electonics
Military Logistics International - Spring issue - 3/1/2013
In this interview on climate control and saving energy, the facility manager from Fort Irwin Military Base in Irvine, CA, claims they instantly saw a 60% savings in power consumption after they installed a Lutron lighting control system.
Scotiabank: Ecoliving magazine (Canada) - Spring issue - 3/1/2013
Lutron's Skylark Contour C.L Dimmer was featured in this Canadian magazine in a section on "Eco-friendly lighting."
Building Design + Construction - 2/8/2013
Lutron National Sales Manager of Commercial Shade Systems, Joe Parks, gives his input in this interview on designing a shade system for the office spaces.
Electroindustry - 2/1/2013
In this article, Lutron President, Michael Pessina and Vice President, Pekka Hakkarainen, PhD, explain how lighting control systems deliver the best results for saving energy and enhancing employee comfort in buildings and office spaces today.
Lighting Technology - 1/18/2013
Lutron helped save 70% lighting energy in the Harry S. Truman Building , the State Department’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.
This Old House - 10/18/2012
Chosen by the editors of This Old House, Lutron's Serena shade is one of the 2012 "Top 100 Products of the Year." A complete list of the “TOH Top 100” can be found at www.ThisOldHouse.com/top100 (Serena is #56) and on newsstands, beginning November 2nd.
The Morning Call - 10/8/2012
The Lehigh Valley's newspaper (covering Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, PA), featured an in-depth profile of Lutron's founder, Joel Spira, complete with a video and 18 photos. The article also appeared on the websites of The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times.
Home Theater magazine - 10/4/2012
Writer Darryl Wilkinson gave Lutron's Sivoia QS honeycomb shades 18.5 out of 20 stars in this 4-page review that appeared in the October issue and online.
Architectural Lighting - 8/21/2012
Writer John Gendall, compares the introduction of Lutron’s energy-saving solution at the Empire State Building with that of the new technologies introduced into the same iconic, 1930s, pre-war structure during its grand opening in 1931.
Good Things Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah) - 8/3/2012
Lighting Design Company came on Good Things Utah to talk about how you can put the same technology in your home that was used in the Empire State Building, in order to save energy and money.
NY1 News - 7/19/2012
With the help of Lutron lighting controls, the Empire State Building is going green and trying to serve as encouragement for all other buildings to do the same.
The Morning Call - 7/19/2012
The Empire State Building announced that Lutron will provide sustainable lighting control solutions for pre-built tenant spaces throughout the iconic, 1930s, pre-war structure, providing up to 65% total lighting energy savings.
VingCard/Lutron press release - 6/25/2012
VingCard Elsafe and Lutron collaberate to help hoteliers maximize energy efficiency, ensure guest comfort and enhance the guest experience through complete room control solution.
The Military Engineer - 4/1/2012
The Lutron-NASA case study was featured in this military focused publication. Lutron light controls and occupancy sensors were used in the facility to help achieve net-zero energy use.
U.S. Coast Guard Forum - 3/1/2012
Lutron's Andy Wakefield speaks to how the Quantum system will help make the new Coast Guard headquarters building more energy efficient in an article titled 'Building the Coast Guard of the Future'.
Good Day New York - 2/21/2012
Lutron's new Maestro occupancy sensor was featured on this segment called "Swag Bag from the Oscars".
Lehigh Valley Live - 2/21/2012
Mr. Joel Spira will be one of two dozen people with ties to Lehigh County who will be inducted into the "Lehigh County Hall of Fame" at the bicentennial celebration on March 10.
Fox 23 News - Albany, NY - 2/2/2012
Lutron's C.L dimmer, Maestro occupany/vacancy sensor switch and Serena remote-controlled shades were featured on the segment, "Save Money & Energy One Light at a Time."
Residential Systems - 9/16/2011
Residential Systems blogger John Sciacca raves about Lutron’s Sivoia QS cellular shades.
Residential Systems - 9/15/2011
Editor Jeremy Glowacki added the Sivoia QS cellular shades to his list of impactful new product introductions at this year’s Expo.
CEDIA Show Daily – Day Three - 9/10/2011
The Greenscreen Revive press release was featured in the day three edition of the CEDIA Show Daily.
CEDIA Show Daily – Day Three - 9/10/2011
The 2011 gold, silver and bronze winners of Lutron’s Excellence Awards competition were listed in the day three edition.
CE Pro - 9/10/2011
Lutron’s Michael Smith talks with Electronic House editor Lisa Montgomery about pleasance and the impact of Lutron’s new products on the market.
CEDIA Show Daily – Day Two - 9/9/2011
The Radio Powr Savr press release was featured in the day two edition of the CEDIA Show Daily.
CEDIA Show Daily – Day Two - 9/9/2011
Coverage of the Resi Awards reception included mention of all the winners, including the Sivoia QS Venetian Blinds with Intelligent Tilt Alignment. The Resi Awards recognizes outstanding industrial design.
CE Pro - 9/9/2011
The 2011 gold, silver and bronze winners of Lutron’s Excellence Awards competition were posted to the CE Pro website following the awards dinner.
CE Pro - 9/9/2011
Editor Julie Jacobson takes an in-depth look at Lutron’s new shade offering, including a lengthy Q&A with Lutron’s David Weinstein.
CEDIA Show Daily – Day One - 9/8/2011
The writer filed this story after Lutron introduced Sivoia QS cellular shades at a press conference.
CEDIA Show Daily – Day One - 9/8/2011
Three Lutron products were announced as finalists for CEDIA’s Best New Product Awards: HomeWorks QS, Sivoia QS Venetian Blinds with Intelligent Tilt Alignment and the phase-adaptive dimmer.
CEDIA Show Daily – Day One - 9/8/2011
A new driver from Elk Systems allows easy integration between the two systems.
CEDIA Show Daily – Day One - 9/8/2011
Lutron’s new meet-in-the-middle tensioned shades were named to the CEDIA Show Daily’s “Hot Products” list.
CEDIA Show Daily – Day One - 9/8/2011
The new CERUS fabrication kit press release was featured in the day one edition of the CEDIA Show Daily.
CE Pro - 9/8/2011
Editor Steve Castle posted an overview of the Sivoia QS cellular shades immediately following Lutron’s press conference.
CE Pro - 9/7/2011
CEDIA attendees voted for their favorite new product at this year’s Expo. Both HomeWorks QS and Sivoia QS Venetian blinds were up for consideration and included in this article.
Residential Systems - 9/7/2011
Editor Lindsey Snyder wrote this Sivoia QS cellular shade story immediately following our press conference.
CE Pro - 9/1/2011
Lutron’s Sivoia QS Venetian blinds were awarded a CE Pro Best award in the Household Enhancement/Accessories category.
CE Pro - 9/1/2011
Lutron’s HomeWorks QS system was awarded a CE Pro Best award in the Lighting Control and Accessories category.
CE Pro - 8/25/2011
New for 2011, Excellence Awards finalists were announced to the media in late August.
Electrical Contractor - 7/30/2011
LEDs are more compatible then you think, contributed to by Amanda Beebe and Rob Nachtrieb
Building Operating Management - 7/1/2011
A NEMA article from BOM Magazine. REPORT PREPARED FOR enLIGHTen AMERICA. A wide range of lighting control options means systems can meet the varying needs of specific buildings, contributed to by Michael Jouaneh.
Residential Systems - 6/13/2011
Lutron announced the call for entries for its annual Excellence Awards back in June.
Colorado Real Restate Journal - 6/1/2011
By Tom Myers
ED+C Magazine - 5/31/2011
by Michael Jouaneh
Lighting controls play a key role in meeting building energy codes.
Sustainable Facility - 5/31/2011
by Michael Jouaneh
Lighting controls play a key role in meeting building energy codes.
Government Product News - 5/31/2011
by Andy Wakefield
Government facility managers can significantly reduce lighting expenses through flexible, scalable retrofits with a payback time frame of a few years.
WFMZ-TV 69 NEWS - 5/19/2011
City Uses Stimulus Money For Energy-Saving Projects.
GovPro.com - 5/15/2011
Government facility managers can significantly reduce lighting expenses through flexible, scalable retrofits with a payback time frame of a few years.
Distributed Energy Magazine - 5/11/2011
By Carol Brzozowski
Recent trends have been growing more favorable toward the use of energy-efficient lighting, a driving factor in an increasing number of commercial and industrial retrofits.
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE Publication - 4/27/2011
By Airman 1st Class Christopher Reel
In Tyndall's efforts to strive to be a 'green' base, Tyndall Fitness Center receives the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Platinum level.
The Military Engineer - 3/9/2011
By Andy Wakefield
The Department of State's Office of Facilities Management Services has successfully tailored lighting control solutions based on building type, use and other factors.
Insights Magazine - 2/28/2011
By Matt Donati
A look at common issues with dimming these bulbs - and solutions for dimming them well. www.ieci.org
NEMA electroindustry - 2/28/2011
By Amanda Beebe
Simplify the process with this guide to reliable and high performance LED dimming.
Buildings Magazine - 2/25/2011
By Janelle Penny
Precision fixture control provides customizable light levels for each lamp.
The Martha Stewart Show - 2/18/2011
Two Lutron dimmers (Skylark Contour C.L and Credenza) were featured on a segment showing how simple it is to install a dimmer and given to all members of her studio audience.
PlantServices.com - 1/25/2011
by Sheila Kennedy
Wireless sensors, integrated systems, temporary lighting and OLED technology are resolving long-standing lighting limitations.
LD+A Magazine - 1/1/2011
by Amanda Beebe
Factors to consider to ensure that an installation of dimmed LED fixtures or lamps performs to your expectations and those of your customers.
Government Product News - 12/1/2010
By Andy Wakefield
Electrical Contractor Magazine - 12/1/2010
by Debbie McGlung
The economic climate is encouraging building owners to invest in energy-efficient retrofits and controls.
Eco-Structure.com - 11/30/2010
by Katie Weeks
California Lighting Technology Center Newsletter - 11/1/2010
By Kelly A. Cunningham - CLTC.
The Military Engineer - 10/25/2010
By Andy Wakefield
Defense Communities - 10/1/2010
By Andy Wakefield
Retrofit Strategies that curb electricity use help reduce expenses and environmental effects.
Army News Service - 9/30/2010
By Kris Osborn
Fast Company - 9/27/2010
By David Zax
TED Magazine - 8/31/2010
By Carol Katarsky
Tom Myers of Lutron provides editorial content on light control solutions to August 2010 tED Magazine Article.
Government Product News. - 8/10/2010
by Andy Wakefield
Inventor Turned Up Energy Savings by Dimming the Lights - 6/9/2010
A Smart Approach to Integrating with the Smart Grid - Lighting control is a key demand response strategy - 6/1/2010
For more information visit: www.nema.org/ei
Smithsonian National Museum of American History - 4/29/2010
Lutron donates materials related to the company’s 50-year history to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
Government Product News - 4/7/2010
By Michael Keating
Appearing in April 2010, Government Product News, Andy Wakefield of Lutron answers questions on Simple Light Control Strategies that Yield Sizable Energy Savings.
NEMA electroindustry - 3/1/2010
By Michael Jouaneh
Light Management Brings Efficiency and Productivity to Cutting Edge Building projects.
NEMA electroindustry - 2/1/2010
By Amanda Beebe
Strategies for controlling LED lighting for optimal performance.
Defense Communities - 1/1/2010
By Andy Wakefield, credit to Defense Communities and PHMA - www.phma.com Lighting tips to help cut energy costs and energy usage.
Fortune Magazine - 12/8/2009
Two articles, reprinted from Fortune Magazine, highlight Lutron solutions.
IA Times - 12/1/2009
By Joel Spira
The Association of the United States Army's Newsletter for Sustaining Members, features an Executive Briefing on Lutron Chairman and Director of Research, Joel Spira.
The Military Engineer - 10/1/2009
By Scott Shapleigh and Andy Wakefield
Conservation on Capitol Hill article promotes the use of lighting controls in government applications.
Fortune Magazine - 9/28/2009
By Alan Cohen
Green technology can help save the environment if businesses, governments, and citizens band together to implement change.
Fortune Magazine - 9/28/2009
Light controls lower energy bills while improving comfort and productivity.
Building Power - 9/1/2009
By Michael Jouaneh
Why illuminate spaces that are vacant? Daylight and occupancy sensors, digital ballasts, and controls are effective retrofit solutions for older buildings.
The Patriot News - 8/21/2009
Compiled by Emily Opilo, Sharon Smith, Barbara Miller, Monica von Dobeneck, Hope Primas
Middletown Area High School gets a "green" light. Article details Pennsylvania Power and Light Company's partnership with Lutron to help school districts conserve energy
Press And Journal - 8/19/2009
By Debra Schell
Middletown Area High School gets a "green" light. Article details Pennsylvania Power and Light Company's partnership with Lutron to help school districts conserve energy.
Fortune Magazine - 6/8/2009
Energy-efficient buildings not only lower operating costs, but they also boost productivity.
Fortune Magazine - 6/8/2009
Lutron brings 50 years of experience to delivering just the right amount of light for any task.
NBC News Channel 3 - KIEM, Eureka, CA - 5/13/2009
Excerpt of newscast Assisted living and Alzheimer's facility integrates light control and patient wellness.
Residential Systems™ - 1/1/2009
By Karen Sussman
Shading control integration offers an eco-friendly and profitable answer to shrinking margins in the CI channel.
GreenerBuildings.com - 12/22/2008
By Greener Building Staff
CNNMoney.com/Fortune - 12/3/2008
Footage prominently features Lutron and includes a shot of the New York Times Building.
ED+C - 12/1/2008
By Michael Jouaneh
New Manhattan office tower demonstrates how to cut energy usage dramatically with advanced lighting system.
EcoGeek.com - 11/13/2008
By Megan Treacy
LD+A - 10/1/2008
By Steve Beede
The changing nature of the K-12 classroom combined with the ‘flex’ space in today’s schools demands a variety of lighting control strategies.
Building Power - 10/1/2008
By Michael Jouaneh
Technologies for Worship - 7/1/2008
How easy-to-use lighting control transforms a house of worship.
Philadelphia Inquirer - 4/27/2007
By Sandy Bauers
Cover story features Lutron's EcoSystem®, and how the system cut SCA Americas' energy usage by 67%.
Commercial Building Products - 5/1/2006
By Pekka Hakkarainen
A properly designed and tested daylight-control system can result in energy savings approaching 70% in most commercial buildings.
Metropolis - 11/1/2005
By Paul Makovsky
A profile of the Bloomberg New York headquarters mentions the Lutron Sivoia QED® system. 
Consulting-Specifying Engineer - 10/1/2005
By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett
Article explains using lighting control to create efficient, flexible office spaces for increased productivity.
Lighting Products World - 9/1/2005
By Pekka Hakkarainen
An overview of the considerations and benefits of integrated daylighting design in commercial building projects.
The Construction Specifier - 8/1/2005
By Ken Walma
An article that exhaustively explores the cost- and energy-saving benefits of fluorescent dimming, including a comparison of current lighting control technologies.
Today's Facility Manager - 7/1/2005
EcoSystem is featured as the publication's "Product of the Month."
Energy & Power Management - 3/1/2005
By Tom Meyers
Article details the impact of lighting control on LEED certification.