SOURCE: Digital Lumens

Digital Lumens

March 13, 2012 08:00 ET

Digital Lumens Chosen by Sacramento Municipal District to Help Boost Adoption of Advanced Lighting Controls

Offers the Only Fully Integrated Solution on Qualified Product List, Encompassing Intelligent LED Fixtures and Lighting Controls

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Mar 13, 2012) - Digital Lumens today announced that it has been selected to participate in the Advanced Lighting Controls (ALC) Incentive Program, an initiative driven by the Sacramento Municipal District (SMUD) to reduce lighting energy costs by an estimated 50% - 75% for local businesses.

Effective now and running through February 2013, the program will offer rebates totaling $1 million in federal stimulus funds to help customers take advantage of wireless lighting controls for dramatically improved efficiency. With its Intelligent Lighting System™, comprised of individually smart LED lighting fixtures that are wirelessly networked and centrally managed, Digital Lumens provides industrial customers with energy savings of up to 90% -- exceeding the program's estimates. Digital Lumens has the only solution on the qualified product list that is a fully integrated system of LED lighting fixtures and controls.

Digital Lumens is working with its network of Authorized Partners to identify and enable lighting upgrades for buildings that range from 20,000 to 100,000 square feet in size. Each eligible building may receive up to 80% of the project's total cost from SMUD, to a maximum of $100,000.

"This program has been the culmination of very thorough research and is designed to meet SMUD's ambitious energy efficiency goals set by our Board of Directors," said Dave Bisbee, program manager of SMUD's Customer Advanced Technologies group. "SMUD provides energy solutions for our customers that help them reduce usage and save money."

"The ALC Program provides a direct path to energy savings that customers might not have otherwise taken, and we commend SMUD for facilitating the adoption of energy-efficient industrial lighting," said Mike Feinstein, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Digital Lumens. "While LED lighting is proven to reduce energy use, the Digital Lumens solution doubles the savings with a complete, wirelessly networked system allowing for highly customizable control. This complete solution, from LED lighting fixtures to controls, ensures interoperability and cost effectiveness. With support from progressive utilities like SMUD, there has never been a better time for facilities to upgrade to our Intelligent Lighting System -- a one-time project that will reap recurring operational savings."

Prospective customers who may be eligible for the ALC Program should contact info@digitallumens.com.

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 LED 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 http://www.digitallumens.com.

About SMUD
As the nation's sixth largest community-owned electric service provider, SMUD has been providing low-cost, reliable electricity for more than 65 years to Sacramento County (and a small portion of Placer County). SMUD is a recognized industry leader and award winner for its innovative energy efficiency programs, renewable power technologies, and for its sustainable solutions for a healthier environment. SMUD is the first large California utility to receive more than 20 percent of its energy from renewable resources. For more information, visit smud.org.