July 22, 2008
Finelite Wins Silicon Valley Environmental Leadership Award
Finelite, a leader in designing and building high-performance, environmentally sustainable lighting systems, is pleased to announce receipt of the prestigious 2008 Business Environmental Award for best Environmental Enterprise. Awarded by Acterra, a well-respected non-profit organization focused on environmental innovation in Silicon Valley, the accolade recognizes Finelite for developing its Integrated Classroom Lighting System and its LED-task Personal Lighting System.
"We have long strived to offer products that deliver on the promise of improved lighting using innovative, energy efficient products," said Terry Clark, Finelite's CEO. "We're pleased to be recognized by an organization such as Acterra that has a reputation for implementing environmental programs in Silicon Valley," said Clark.Finelite's Integrated Classroom Lighting System helps schools become healthy, energy-efficient environments where teachers can teach effectively and students can develop to their fullest potential. Finelite's Personal Lighting system is an LED-Task/Low Ambient lighting approach for office lighting that delivers energy savings of over 50%. Finelite was selected during a rigorous three-month judging process which involved 28 regional environmental and sustainability experts, and recognized June 3, 2008 at a Stanford University reception.
"Acterra's long history of innovation and partnership enables us to draw on the wisdom and experience of two generations of environmental leaders," said Laura Teksler, Chair of the awards program. "Finelite is one of the leaders in our business community that is finding solutions that are both environmentally and economically sustainable, and we congratulate them for efforts," said Teksler.
Finelite is a leader in designing and building high-performance, environmentally sustainable lighting systems. With a 140,000 square foot manufacturing facility capable of outputting over 20,000 linear feet of fixtures per day, Finelite serves the advanced lighting needs of Fortune 500 firms, universities, and government agencies. The Company has highly trained, factory authorized sales representatives in all markets within the United Sates and Canada. For more information about Finelite, visit www.finelite.com.