January 15, 2015…At the Dallas Market, Lighting for Tomorrow launched its thirteenth consecutive annual competition. In 2015, Lighting for Tomorrow is seeking products that incorporate and enable superior integrated design, light quality, and efficiency. Similar to past years, Lighting for Tomorrow plans to reward lighting designed to satisfy the needs of the growing senior population and organic LED (OLED) luminaires as part of the SSL competition. In addition, the competition is highlighting LED fixtures that have replaceable components, the filament type, the decorative LED replacement lamps, as well as contractor lighting, which includes fixtures less than $50. The scope of the SSL competition includes LED luminaries for specific applications, replacement lamps, and retrofit kits. The Lighting for Tomorrow will also focus on lighting control products, including stand alone, systems, and whole house devices.
The deadline for Intent to Submit forms for this year’s competition is April 24, 2015. The competition will announce the winners during an award ceremony at the ALA Conference in October 2015, in Huntington Beach, California. Award recipients will be eligible to be promoted by energy efficiency programs across the US and Canada during the following yea