A Holland design firm grabbed the
national spotlight this month with an industrial lighting solution that
could save parking garages and factories money by drastically reducing
the amount of energy needed for lighting. The system also augments any
existing security system.
According to excerpts from the story:
Lighting systems to illuminate tiers of parking garages are creating a hot new niche for a Holland design business, Twist HDM.
In mid-May, the young business made big news at a Denver trade show,
taking home "best in show" from the International Parking Institute for
the company's LimeLight wireless lighting system. And earlier this
month, 75 wireless, linked fixtures, each with three programmable
fluorescent tubes, were installed as a pilot project in the Ellis
Parking Co. downtown garage at Pearl Street NW, east of Monroe Avenue.
the company name, HDM is an abbreviation for high-density mesh, the
wireless, two-way virtual blanket of communication that controls banks
of lights by computer. The combination of efficient lighting and
programmable control adds up to big savings, TwistHDM President Lee
Eilers said. Garages that use high-intensity lighting elements burn 210
watts, compared with 111 watts for the fluorescents, he said.
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