Litecontrol Introduces the Industry's First Cradle to Cradle Certified Architectural Lighting Fixtures

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"Green friendly" lighting systems ensure sustainable building.

Cradle To Cradle Certification provided a framework for Litecontrol to ensure we are 'walking the talk' of sustainability. For our customers, Cradle To Cradle Certification provides the opportunity for an additional LEED credit along with an assurance that they are associated with a manufacturer that shares their commitment to sustainable building.

Litecontrol, a leader in innovative, high quality architectural Lighting Systems, is pleased to announce that it has earned the lighting industry's first Cradle To Cradle CM (C2C) Silver Certification. The Cradle To Cradle Design process uses an innovative approach to Sustainable Lighting that addresses the human and environmental health impacts of products. All architectural Lighting Systems manufactured by Litecontrol have received the Cradle to Cradle Certification, which solidifies the company's position in leading the Sustainable Lighting industry into a more sustainable way of doing business.

Litecontrol achieved the Lighting industry's first Cradle to Cradle CM Certification through a detailed process.

Litecontrol achieved the Cradle To Cradle Certification through a detailed review of their products, processes, and policies. The Cradle To Cradle rating system includes an assessment of five categories important to Sustainable Lighting:

  • Human and ecological health impacts of the materials used in the products
  • Extent to which materials are re-utilized
  • Energy characterizations of the manufacturing processes
  • Water stewardship exhibited by the manufacturer
  • Corporate policies related to social responsibility

Brian Golden, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Litecontrol, stated, "Cradle To Cradle Certification provided a framework for Litecontrol to ensure we are 'walking the talk' of sustainability. For our customers, Cradle To Cradle Certification provides the opportunity for an additional LEED credit along with an assurance that they are associated with a manufacturer that shares their commitment to sustainable building."

Builders, architects, and designers pursuing green certification programs can broaden their Sustainable Lighting design objectives through a variety of Cradle To Cradle Certified Lighting Systems from Litecontrol.

For more information on Litecontrol's Cradle to Cradle Certification, Lighting Systems, and Sustainable Lighting visit http://www.litecontrol.com/c2c. Cradle to Cradle Certified CM is a certification mark of MBDC.

About Litecontrol:
Litecontrol (http://www.litecontrol.com/) has been a leader in architectural interior lighting since 1936. A designer and manufacturer of top quality, Cradle To Cradle Certified Lighting fixtures, Litecontrol is a resource for designers, architects, and engineers to ensure their vision becomes a reality. The company provides innovative, Sustainable Lighting solutions to create functional, visually comfortable, inspiring spaces in schools, hospitals, corporations, retail spaces and other prominent buildings across the United States and worldwide.

Based in Hanson, Mass., Litecontrol designs, fabricates, paints, and assembles products at two fully integrated facilities that total over 450,000 square feet. A 100 percent employee-owned company, Litecontrol offers a broad range of products and unparalleled customer support services before, during, and after installation. For more information on Litecontrol, visit http://www.litecontrol.com, call 781-294-0100 or write info @ litecontrol.com.

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